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Orthoses or Orthotics are custom made inserts prescribed by our foot doctors for your shoes, they can support, align and improve function. They may be recommended to prevent and/or treat various conditions of the foot and lower limb such as heel pain.

The are custom manufactured by an orthotic laboratory using a corrective prescription and plaster casts of your feet provided by your podiatrist. It is advisable to have your orthotics checked by your podiatrist periodically to ensure your current prescription is still appropriate. Most health funds will allow a rebate for one set of orthotics per client per year.


 

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