Why Orthotics?

Services Offered:


  • Custom molded orthotics
  • Biomechanics running and gait assessment
  • Post-partum care
  • Post- and pre-operative care for orthopedic injuries
  • Lumbar stabilization
  • Instrument assisted massage therapy
  • Kinesiotaping
  • Manual physical therapy - including craniosacral, muscle energy, myofascial release, and strain-counterstrain 

High arches/Supination

  • Cause increased forces through joints
  • Typically wear down footwear quickly
  • Limited shock absorption ability
  • Vulnerable to stress fractures
  • CareFirst BCBS PPO only 
  • Medicare - in limited quantity
  • Will file for other insurances not accepted

Low Arches/Flat Feet/Pronation

  • Foot is in a position of shock absorption all the time
  • Increased muscle activity to counteract the pronation
  • Inefficient push off/toe off during gait and running
  • Vulnerable to posterior tibialis tendinitis

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​V. Susan Guardado