Frequently Asked Questions

Does Everyone Need Orthotics?

Does Everyone Need Orthotics?

No. Pedorthists do not believe that everyone needs custom foot orthotics. This is why a thorough assessment is done to determine whether or not a custom device is necessary.

Often a change in footwear, or modified over the counter inserts will provide relief and alleviate symptoms.

What Do Orthotics Help With?

What Do Orthotics Help With?

Orthotics can assist with a surprisingly wide variety of issues:

  • Excessively low or high arches
  • Discomfort in heels, due to spurs, or plantar fasciitis
  • Pain, burning, numbness in the balls of your feet and/or toes
  • Bunions
  • Shin splints, knee conditions, hip pain, and lower back discomfort
  • Complications as a result of arthritis, diabetes, neuropathy, chronic ankle sprains and leg length differences

How Is Tender Touch Different From Other Foot Care Providers?

How Is Tender Touch Different From Other Foot Care Providers?

Unlike other foot care practitioners, Pedorthists are exclusively trained in the design, manufacture and fit of custom foot orthotics. Karen operates an on-site lab, making ALL of the orthotics herself in the heart of Sarnia-Lambton. This provides patients with an extremely rapid turn around time, and continuity of care.

Often a change in footwear, or modified over the counter inserts will provide relief and alleviate symptoms.

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