What are custom-made Orthotics?
Orthotics are custom-made insoles that provide support, cushioning and stability to your feet. Our custom orthotics are made using the most advanced 3D technology so that you can receive a truly custom fit, ensuring maximum efficacy and comfort. Whether you have flat feet, heel pain or arch pain, our custom-made orthotics can provide relief and help reduce stress on other areas of your body as well. They also work great as an effective preventative measure in Orthopedic Shoes, helping to reduce the potential risk of injury while engaging in physical activity. By providing a customised treatment solution tailored to address your individual needs, we strive to get you back on track faster with minimum discomfort.
Benefits of Orthotic Therapy Services
Custom-made orthotics are specialized inserts for shoes that are designed to improve foot function and alleviate pain in the feet, ankles, knees, hips, and lower back.
These orthotics are made to fit the unique contours of an individual’s feet, providing customized support and correction to address specific foot and lower limb conditions.
Some benefits of custom-made orthotics are improved foot function, reduced pain and discomfort, enhanced athletic performance, improved quality of life and long-term savings!
How can an Orthotics Therapist help?
Custom-made orthotics are designed to bring about relief to various types of foot, leg, and back pain. Not only do custom orthotics provide better alignment for the feet, but they also help distribute pressure more evenly. An Orthopedic Shoe equipped with custom orthotics can specifically address issues such as plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, neuromas and bunions. As a result, custom orthotics can significantly reduce pain while improving the ability to remain active throughout the day.
With custom-made orthotics, your gait can become more balanced and efficient which in turn helps minimize strain on painful areas and improve overall comfort.
CUSTOM-MADE ORTHOTICS FAQ's
We like to allow 60 mins for your initial biomechanical consultation, to ensure we have a thorough history, assessment, and diagnosis, it will also allow us to formulate the right treatment plan tailored specifically to you, so you can achieve your goals as soon as possible.
Subsequent consults are approximately 30 minutes, which will include relevant treatments, assessments and progress checks.
Yes, we have a Hicaps machine onsite, which will allow for instant rebates.
- Runners / Shoes
- Previous Orthotics or Inserts
- Active wear (Allows us to conduct a thorough assessment)
- X rays, Ultrasounds, CT or MRI scans
- Medical Reports (If any)
- Referral Letter (If you have one)
- Private Health Insurance Card
An initial consultation is $110 and review consultations are $90
For HCC holders or Concession Card Holders: $98 Initial and $83 review consult.
Both of which can be rebated as per your private health insurance, or Medicare.
No, you do not need a referral, we are primary care health practitioners, meaning we would be your first point of contact with any foot, ankle, or leg concern.
However, those with a chronic disease, may be eligible for a EPC Care Plan through their GP, this will enable a Medicare rebate for the consultation.
Our podiatry clinic is located at 7/101 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg VIC (Opposite the Commonwealth Bank).
There is ample parking at the rear of the clinic, off Cape Street, Heidelberg.
Yes, our podiatry clinic accepts NDIS participants who are self-managed, or plan managed.
You should book in with a podiatrist if you: Have pain in your heel, foot, leg, or ankle.
Many people believe foot pain is a normal part of life, however a podiatrist is your best bet, as we are experts in the foot and ankle and can help treat your concern on the spot.
Stop your heel pain in its tracks
Book an appointment today so we can help you get back on your feet and doing the things you need and love to do.