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Flat Feet Shoe Inserts

Our feet supports the full weight of our body. Actually, our feet serve as the basic foundation of our body. The whole part of our body depends entirely on how our feet are aligned with our other joints and our limbs. It is very common for people who suffer from foot pain to experience uneasiness starting from the ankles to the knees, legs and even to the lower back of the body. Our medical doctors have been prescribing shoe inserts as an effective treatment to several kinds of foot problems.

If this defect is not cured, this can lead to more serious ailments such as Plantar Fascitis, Ball of Foot Pain, Achilles Tendonitis, metatarsalgia and even Morton’s Neuroma. These shoe inserts which are orthotics are sort of a facility which when placed inside the shoes they help to move the feet in their proper location for the feet to function normally. They are effective because they distribute the weight of the body across the foot equally. This would eventually provide relief by taking the pressure off the spots where people tend to experience most pain, at the ball of the foot, heel, bunions and corns.

Over-pronation of the feet is the main reason people experience foot problems. If the feet is over-pronated, the tendency of the lower leg is to rotate inwards and causing the pelvis to tilt forward. This causes a lot of strain in the knees, at the lower back and also in the legs.

The ordinary shoe insoles are very different from the orthopaedic shoe inserts. The mere function of the ordinary shoe insoles is to provide shock absorption for the feet and to cushion the feet. Meaning to say, they are not used for providing cure in the biomechanical issues of the feet.

Orthopedic shoe inserts are made exclusively for functional purposes of the feet. They correct biomechanical function of feet.They cure the biomechanical defects of the feet. While some manufacturers produce regular shoe insoles that provide arch support, they are mostly insufficient as they are most often made from soft materials.

A lot of people are not sure of the effectiveness of the orthopaedic shoe inserts in correcting foot function. However, various studies have proven that most people show more than 50% improvement in terms of pain alleviation in ankles, feet and knees after wearing orthopedic shoe inserts.

Orthopedic shoe inserts are mostly inexpensive. Therefore buying a pair of these orthopaedic shoe inserts is a very worthy investment.

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