Foot Scan & Orthotics

Checking your feet could be the most important step you take!

You might be astonished at just how much we rely on our feet and how much work they have to do, every single day. But unlike other parts of our body, we rarely check that both feet are working in harmony with one another. The average person takes 5,000 individual steps each day and with each step a single foot carries our entire body weight. If your feet are out of alignment this can cause a number of other problems such as sore knees, painful hips and issues with your back that will affect your overall health and wellbeing.

Understand your feet

The soles of your feet are designed with arches on each side. These act as shock absorbers, distribute weight evenly and align your feet with your leg muscles.Everyone has different arches: Some people have flat feet or very low arches whilst others have high or different arch sizes on each foot. As we get older our arches drop and sports people who undertake rigorous exercise very day are prone to fallen arches. Yet most shoes do not take into account the shape of your feet, how your weight is distributed and the impact this will have on your body. Even the most are expensive shoes are designed with flat bottoms, where one size fits all.

HOLISTIC FEET SOLUTIONS

During your initial consultation, your Footstepz™ consultant will discuss whether you have a pre-existing condition foot condition that needs treatment alongside the fitting of 3D printed orthotics. Through a range of medical services at Zen healthcare we regularly treat the following conditions.

  • Patellar Tendonitis: Known as jumper’s knee a common condition for people who participate in sports.

  • Achilles Tendonitis: Pain in the Achilles tendon which connects your calf muscle to your ankle just above the heel.

  • Planter Fasciitis: A burning or ache in the thick tissue in the bottom of the foot which protects your arch.

  • Hip Bursitis: An inflammation and swelling of the bursa located between you hip and gluteal muscles causing intense pain.

  • Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy: Nerve damage in feet, causing stabbing pains and lack of sensation elsewhere and ulcers.

  • Metatarsalgia: Pain and inflammation in the bottom of your feet, often as a result of overuse.

  • Bunion: A bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe.