What are Orthotics?
Orthotics and Pedorthics is the evaluation, fabrication, and custom fitting of orthopedic braces. Our certified fitter and Pedorthist work closely with our patients to ensure the proper fit and promote fast and effective healing. To schedule an appointment with our Orthotic and Pedorthic department, please call (919) 781-5600 ext. 6916.
Orthotics Can Help Treat:
Raleigh Orthopaedic’s team of foot and ankle specialists will help prescribe your custom orthotics that will provide you with pain relief and support, including the following:
- Back pain
- Flat feet
- Hammer Toes
- Heel Spurs
- Plantar Fasciitis
- High Arches
- Knee pain
Orthotic and Pedorthic Services
The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic Orthotic and Pedorthics department is staffed by a certified fitter of orthotics and Pedorthist. A certified fitter is a healthcare professional that specializes in planning, making, and fitting orthopedic braces and similar devices such as surgical supports and corrective shoes. A pedorthist is a healthcare professional trained in the manufacturing, fitting, and modification of foot appliances and footwear to alleviate painful or debilitating conditions.
Benefits of Getting Orthotics
Most people have experienced wearing replacement insoles in their shoes. Because orthotics are custom-made by healthcare professionals, they are tailored specifically to your foot structure and medical needs. Custom orthotics benefits include:
- Providing correct support to your foot’s arch for stability
- Protect your joints from daily wear and tear
- Improve your athletic performance due to better balance, shock absorption, motion control, and reduced fatigue
- Reduce the likelihood of injuries and stress fractures
- Improve your body’s alignment, leading to a potential reduction of knee or back discomfort
Raleigh Orthopaedic Pedorthic Locations in the Triangle
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic has an on-site Orthotics and Pedorthics department at our Edwards Mill Rd location in the Triangle.
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic: Raleigh
Location: 3001 Edwards Mill Road in Raleigh, NC 27612
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, Saturday 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Pedorthists and Foot Specialists
Raleigh Orthopaedic currently has one podiatrist that will work with your pedorthist and certified fitter. In addition, in the case of surgery, Raleigh Orthopaedic is also staffed by three orthopedic surgeons specializing in the foot and ankle.
Insurance and Payments
Insurance Providers for Raleigh Orthopaedic’s Orthotics Services include: