Athletic custom orthotics

Orthotics for runners

Some people think orthotics are mainly for serious athletes. While they certainly do offer benefits for many sports enthusiasts, from tennis players to long-distance runners, they have also helped numerous others who do not partake in regular sports. Orthotics help address and alleviate many common foot and motion issues. Even when the wearer isn’t out…
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Orthotic benefits for runners

PTI Orthotics in Boulder has these tips for runners using custom orthotics. Some pursue the option after experiencing foot pain or a compromised plantar fascia, but others have no issues and simply enjoy the feel and support offered by the inserts. Among the advantages for runners, custom orthotics can: Improve over-pronation and gait challenges This…
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Custom foot orthotics

PTI Orthotics in Boulder knows how painful foot problems can be. The question becomes: How is foot pain treated? There are insoles and orthotics, and then there are custom orthotics. What are those, and do they help alleviate pain? Our team emphatically believes that they do. In fact, custom-made orthotics are far superior to anything…
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Custom Orthotics to treat foot pain

Orthotics for your work

Foot health is an often overlooked aspect of worker safety, especially in construction sites. While there are a number of hazards that can present themselves in development locations, foot pain, bunions, sprains and even plantar fasciitis can be caused by the constant, unrelenting pace of standing and walking across the work area. Investing in custom…
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Custom orthotics can help you get back on your feet

Orthotics are not just for athletes

Some people think orthotics are mainly for serious athletes. While they certainly do offer benefits for many sports enthusiasts, from tennis players to long-distance runners, they have also helped numerous others who do not partake in regular sports. Orthotics help address and alleviate many common foot and motion issues. Even when the wearer isn’t out…
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PTI Orthotics offers over 30 different types of orthotics

A couple of things about orthotics

You may be unsure what to expect from wearing orthotics, so here is some advice to help you understand. A change in shoes As orthotics are ideally worn with supportive shoes, you should stop wearing flimsy shoes to maximize the results. Adjustment appointments As every individual is different, you may require adjustments to your foot…
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Can orthotics help with shin splints?

Shin splints are a very common injury for people who enjoy running or dancing as a key form of exercise. They are an inflammation of the tibialis anterior muscle; and are often caused by overuse of the leg muscles, tendons or shin bone, perhaps after a long period with little or no such exercise; or…
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A few runners foot problems

Running is an excellent form of exercise, but it can also be stressful on the feet. Below are three common afflictions that runners face: Tendonitis — Inflammation of the posterior tibial tendon causes pain in the foot’s inner arch, and even swelling through the ankle. Plantar Fasciitis — Inflamed tissue on the bottom of the…
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Orthotics for Arthritis

Hip pain and orthotics

Certain foot problems such as pronation and flat feet can affect how your feet function and result in hip pain. Luckily, with custom orthotics, you can relieve hip pain issues and correct how you walk, stand, and run. Custom orthotics work by helping your feet maintain a neutral position, thus, making your hip and lower…
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Orthotics for the athlete

Tying your shoes with orthotics

Do you know how to tie your shoes with orthotics? Properly lacing your shoes can enhance the fit of your custom orthotics and reduce strain. There are a couple of techniques that you should apply if your laces keep coming undone and if you have a wide forefoot or a narrow ankle. If you have…
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Custom Orthotics to treat foot pain

My foot hurts…

Our feet play an important role in our lives, hence, it is only right that we take good care of them. From time to time, you may find your feet hurting, and this may be due to the shoe you are wearing. This is where orthotics come in. Orthotics involves orthoses application to promote neuromuscular…
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Your custom fitting orthotics

Examine your health history First, the professional will ask you for your history of foot pain. Based on your answer, they will be able to determine the source of your problem. Examine your range of motion Then, the professional will evaluate your range of motion. They won’t just look at your feet but will also…
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