So are all orthotics the same?

Needing a pair of orthotics? Heard mixed messages on how effective they are? Aren’t they all the same anyway?   If you’ve ever even CONTEMPLATED getting orthotics – read this first! Let me start by answering a question that goes through almost all of my patients...

How is a custom made orthotic created?

Several years ago A Step Ahead Foot and Ankle care decided that to have more control of our patients outcomes we needed to make our own orthoses in house. Patients and often their referring doctors often don’t realise that many podiatrists in fact do not make their...

Custom made orthoses

So you have been told by your podiatrist that you need custom made orthoses… Now we would assume these are to be made specifically for you, from a set of measurements taken from your feet and legs. Your Podiatrist will also have taken a video of your walking and...