PROFESSIONAL FOOT EXAMINATION
The primary function of prescription custom foot orthoses is to correct biomechanical leg and foot malalignment .This is analogous to correction of poor eye sight by spectacles. Foot deformities can lead to plantar fasciitis, bunions, anterior knee pain, chronic low back pain, etc. The effectiveness of the prescription custom foot orthoses depends upon professional foot examination and professional prescription to correct the foot malalignment.
Our Pedorthist conducts professional foot examination with focus on the areas of pain complaints in relation to biomechanical assessment. They performs palpation and takes patient’s footprints for analysis of patient’s foot problem.
Measurement of Foot Deformity
Our pedorthist examine the patient’s foot and measure foot alignments by using a professional foot examination system.
Foot deformities lead to gait disorder. Our pedorthist will assess the gait pattern by observation or using foot dynamics analyzer.
Medical History Analysis
To determine the best solution and treatment plan , our pedorthist will ask the patient’s past medical history, including previous diagnoses and treatments, past and existing foot problems, daily habits, footwear choices, etc.
Explanation of Examination Results
Our pedorthist will explain the results of the evaluation, foot problems, and recommend the best solution and treatment plan.
The content and sequence of the above assessment process vary from person to person, depending on the patient’s foot problems.