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What is the Orthotics Specialty?

Orthotics is a specific specialty in medicine that focuses on using devices to assist with joint motions and to reduce pain. Orthotics can also refer to some of the specific devices used to achieve pain relief and improved motion. Orthotics can be especially useful for patients with chronic conditions, such as osteoarthritis and arthritis, particularly…
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Our orthotics are made 100% in-house

Signs You Need New Orthotics

Do you remember when you got your orthotics for the first time? It was a life changing experience, right? But between then and now, how long has it been? If you don’t remember, it’s probably been much longer than you think. Every day that you wear your orthotics you are impressing wear and tear onto…
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Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

I’ll just buy some squishy orthotics

We hear often at PTI Orthotics in Boulder and Longmont that those squishy orthotics at a big box store will work just fine. There’s a very common misconception that if your feet hurt, you can just buy off-the-shelf shoe inserts at your local big box store. However, when comparing store-bought and custom orthotics, there’s not…
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Custom molded feet casts

How Non-orthotic Shoes Hurt Your Feet Short-term, and Your Body Long-term

Unless you are retired or a professional athlete, most likely, when you experience feet pain it is easy for you to brush it aside and continue with your day. This behavior can be detrimental to your health long-term. Orthotic shoes are created to help your feet; non-orthotic shoes are meant for status or events, or…
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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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Custom orthotics will help you get back to what you enjoy

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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