What are Custom Orthotics?
A custom orthotics is a device made to specifically fit the unique shape and the natural curves and contours of the foot, providing support and cushioning to the foot.
What is the benefit of a custom orthotic?
Orthotics are inserted into your shoe to help eliminate pain caused by flatfeet or high arches by realigning the foot. This realignment can also help eliminate knee, hip and back pain.
Before purchasing an orthotic, even an over the counter device, you will need a thorough examination by a podiatrist, this will ensure you are getting the correct device.
Our foot specialist, Dr. Norshae Robinson at Meridian Podiatry can prescribe the appropriate custom orthotics your foot needs.
Contact us at Meridian Podiatry to schedule an appointment with our foot specialist today.
Dermal Fillers for your feet
The thinning of the natural fatty cushioning at the bottom of the foot is a common occurrence in elderly patients and those with high arches or who wear heels. This can lead to pain while wearing shoes, particularly at the ball of the foot. It is important to properly support the foot and choose footwear that provides adequate cushioning for comfort and to prevent long-term damage. Foot health is crucial in maintaining mobility and quality of life, especially as individuals age
How are dermal fillers used in the feet?
Dermal fillers are a popular cosmetic treatment that can provide instant pain relief by adding extra padding or volume to the soles of the feet. While they won't change the shape of the foot, they can offer additional cushioning to alleviate discomfort. This non-invasive procedure can be used to treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis or Metatarsalgia, which can cause pain and discomfort when walking or standing for extended periods. Dermal fillers are a quick and effective solution for those looking to alleviate foot pain without undergoing surgery or other invasive treatments.
Are Dermal Fillers Safe?
When it comes to using dermal fillers in the foot, it is essential to seek the services of a qualified physician who understands the physiology of the foot. However, once carried out properly, dermal fillers are considered a safe and minimally invasive treatment option. This is because the hyaluronic acid in the dermal fillers will eventually break down slowly. Overall, dermal fillers can be a good treatment option for people seeking to improve their foot appearance or address foot-related concerns.
Who can benefit from dermal fillers in the feet?
Dermal fillers offer numerous benefits for those who experience foot pain or discomfort, such as individuals who wear high heels frequently, stand for extended periods, or have painful corns and calluses. They are also ideal for the elderly and runners whose feet frequently impact hard surfaces. Dermal fillers remain an effective and reliable solution for individuals experiencing heel or foot pain, making them a notable option for those seeking relief and comfort.
Contact us at Meridian Podiatry to schedule your consultation with our foot specialist, Dr. Norshae Robinson.