Bunions, shoes, and recommended Orthotics

Can orthotics help any bunions condition? This picture shows a genetic bunion with a crossover second toe. This shoe doesn’t help her out. Look at how wide her foot is, and how narrow her shoe is. This is the perfect example of shoe abuse. At U.S Orthotic center we creating a custom made orthotic that […]

Arthritic Foot Problems

Carbon Plates are used to relieve pain for an arthritic foot and mid foot arthritis. Often prescribed for hallux ridgidus (a stiff big toe). Toes are a hinge joint, and most people are born with 65-80 degrees of motion in the first toe. Due to genetics, injury, and ill fitting shoes (shoes that are to […]

Difference between orthotics and insoles

What is the difference between orthotics and insoles? U.S. Orthotic Center firmly believes that everyone especially athletes should have an insole or orthotic in their footwear. Virtually everyone experiences better comfort and control with insoles. They enable the foot to directly transfer power while greatly enhancing comfort. Orthotics maintain the natural shock absorbing ability of […]