Do you have tight hamstrings, lower back or hips? Are you one of those
people that finds being on their feet painful? Then read on… Booking a gait assessment consultation with an Osteopath could be an immense learning opportunity and a chance to understand why you are in such severe discomfort. We’ve all had both barrels when it comes to hearing of the benefits of correct posture and how a well-trained musculature can help. But if you are anything like many of the visitors to our clinic then you have probably tried training your muscles to improve your posture. The difficulty is that we are creatures of habit, and having cultivated certain habits over many hears our bodies don’t always want to let go of them easily. Enter Orthotics… Footwear manufacturers today mass produce functional shoes to fit a diverse range of feet. Every-body is different, and every foot is different. So whilst you may be a size 7 shoe it is impossible that your foot will be the same as every persons of the same size. Your bones tell the story of your body history: your nutrition, health, diet and this is reflected in the ligaments and joints that define your individual posture.
SO… WHAT ARE ORTHOTICS?
Put simply they are devices such as braces or splints that aid and assist us
BALANCE IS A WONDERFUL THING
A bespoke orthotics support will
TAILORED FOR EVERY OCCASION
We aim to be the best Osteopathic Clinic in Hertfordshire so to find out more, call us and book an appointment.
by Rohit Shin, Osteopath