60 Second Orthotics
Did you know that your feet can be causing your back pain? Problems with your feet can also cause knee pain, hip pain, and even neck pain.
Our feet are our foundation – everything else rests on top of our feet. If our foundation is off-center, or tilting, or not moving correctly, everything above it will also be off-center, or tilting, or not moving correctly. If your feet have problems, it’s likely that after a time the problem will move on up to your legs, hips, back, and even neck.
We screen for foot issues. Those with severe problems are often referred to a podiatrist, but many foot pains and problems can be resolved with orthotics — shoe inserts that balance the foot. They have built-in areas that change the way your foot strikes the ground. The body gets balanced faster when using orthotics in unison with a comprehensive chiropractic treatment program. Athletes experience less wear and tear on their knees as a result of using orthotics.
Let’s talk about your feet the next time you’re in the office.
Dr. Thorburn is a Registered Nurse and a Doctor of Chiropractic. She also has advanced training in nutrition.