Powerstep for leg and foot pain orthotics are a good example of customized orthotics designed especially for people who suffer from pain in their heels, their arches, and associated symptoms. These custom inserts are made from a proprietary design that combines special materials and workmanship to give comfort, total support, and improved mobility to the wearer. The manufacturers intent was to manufacturer a custom orthotic that is superior to most if not all the over-the-counter inserts on the market today. They are some of the most popular orthotics for leg and foot pain among consumers that suffer from conditions like Plantar Fasciitis.
More than 2 million adults a year receive some form of treatment for Plantar Fasciitis. It’s the most common foot ailment in middle-aged people and younger people who are on their feet a lot like athletes and soldiers. The wear and tear on the feet, legs and knees of athletes, soldiers, and middle-aged people aggravate the Plantar Fascia, causing severe pain and inflammation of the sole.
The makers of Powerstep orthotics designed them to help relieve leg and foot pain caused by heel spurs and Plantar Fasciitis. Plantar Fasciitis is a painful inflammation of the Plantar Fascia, a long, thin ligament beneath the skin on the bottom of the foot that connects the heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of the foot in between. Plantar Fasciitis, also known as Policeman’s Heel, and is caused by overuse and can cause severe pain if not cared for properly. This condition can deteriorate and become more serious and difficult to treat if it’s allowed to persist without proper treatment.
The comfort and you get from using a custom orthotic insert like a Powerstep cushioned support also helps protect your knees and could help relieve knee pain. They're even as effective as corrective braces for bad knees in some cases. Orthotic inserts for men and women come in different and sizes and lengths like one half or three-quarter length. If you have a problem with heel spurs or Plantar Fasciitis, you should see a medical professional for treatment. There are a number or treatment options for these conditions, including physical therapy that a physician can diagnose and prescribe a treatment plan to help with your leg and foot pain.
If you have pain or tenderness on the bottom of your feet, a doctor can test for Plantar Fasciitis. Some other signs that you may have this condition are swelling, redness, fallen arches, and pain in your heel(s). These could be signs that custom orthotic like the Walkfit Platinum, Spenco Rx, the Doctor Scholl’s Adjustable Arch Pain Relief or the Powerstep for leg and foot pain that you’re experiencing.