Do I need orthotics? Here are some signs to look for

Biocorrect, LLC


Some amount of foot pain happens to everyone. If you spend enough time on your feet — either at work, play or exercise — eventually they’re going to get sore. This can usually be relieved by very simple measures, including rest, elevation, a warm soak or an ice pack. However, if pain becomes more severe, more persistent and/or is accompanied by other issues like knee pain or back pain, there could be a more serious underlying issue. 


Orthotics, custom-made inserts that provide support for the feet, help many people walk with increased comfort and can help address certain biomechanical problems. Deciding whether you need custom orthotics is a personal decision that should be made with the assistance of a qualified professional. To help you be more informed, we’re sharing some of the more common signs indicating that orthotics could help you. 


Deciding if orthotics are right for you


Before being fitted for orthotics, many people first try mass-produced over-the-counter insoles that can be found in drug stores or other retail outlets. These are typically made from materials that wear down quickly, take a one-size-fits-all approach and don’t promote natural foot motion. 


In contrast, fully custom orthotics are generally made from higher-quality materials and are crafted to the exact measurements of the wearer. At Biocorrect Custom Foot Orthotics, our entire line of insoles are backed by decades of biomechanical expertise and are specially designed to assist the foot in having a natural stride. Here are some signs that our products may be right for you:


  • You’ve been diagnosed with high or low arches.
  • You’ve been diagnosed as an overpronator, which is excessive inward foot rotation.
  • You deal with frequent injuries, including plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis.
  • You have accompanying knee pain, hip pain or even back pain. 


If one or more of these issues applies to you, Biocorrect has a solution to fit your needs. 


Do you need orthotics? Biocorrect offers quality, value, convenience and relief


From fully custom orthotics to high-quality ready-made solutions, Biocorrect wants to help you achieve long-term comfort and support for your work or your active lifestyle. In addition to in-person fittings, we’re happy to offer a fully online experience with our at-home moldable foam impression kit. Simply complete the enclosed health history form and follow the instructions, and our experts can craft a pair of custom-fitted orthotics that we’ll deliver right to your door. 


To learn more and select the option that’s right for you, visit our online store today.