Orthotics Open Feet to a World of Comfort

Orthotics are very important for keeping feet in optimal positions that help to keep the whole body in proper alignment. Since the feet root the body to the ground, any device that can increase stability and reduce pressure can have lasting benefits. Orthotics can support the arch to prevent uneven weight distribution that may cause inflammation and significant pain. It also helps to correct any abnormal foot mechanics that may be contributing to the development of arch problems and deformities like bunions, hammertoes, and neuromas. They can also be used to protect the feet in patients with diabetes from potentially dangerous conditions, such as ulcers.

The importance of this device includes:

Orthotics serve a variety of functions in preventing and treating foot and ankle conditions. It is especially beneficial to have custom orthotics created by a foot care specialist so that they can be tailored to your specific foot needs. Please contact us to learn further about how our custom orthotics can accomplish more for your feet than you realize! Here at My Chicago Foot Expertlocated in Chicago, Illinois, our foot doctor Stavros O. Alexopoulos, DPM, has an abundance of experience treating many foot conditions through the use of custom orthotics. Please make an appointment today by calling our office at (773) 561-8100 and don’t forget to review our Patient Education Library to learn more about how many other foot and ankle conditions can benefit from the use of orthotics!

Stavros Alexopoulos One of Chicago’s top podiatrists, Stavros Alexopoulos, DPM, treats routine to complex foot and ankle issues. Dr. Alexopoulos is currently accepting new patients at My Chicago Foot Expert located near Ravenswood, North Park, and Jefferson Park.

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