Orthotics and insoles

What are orthotics?

Orthotics are insoles, braces or supports that are fitted into footwear to help influence how the body is positioned and functions on movement.

There are a number of different types of orthotics dependant on the issues you have. Our Podiatrists and Orthotists are specialists in orthotic prescription and design. Our clinics are based all across Scotland. We have clinics in Hamilton, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Doune and Ayr.

Orthotics can treat a wide variety of conditions from pain on the forefoot (metatarsalgia) to patients who need orthotics to walk due to neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy or drop foot


Why choose us?

  • We are the largest network of private biomechanics and orthotic clinics across Scotland. With clinics in Hamilton, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Ayr and Doune
  • We make our own orthotics on site with you in clinic. Our clincians have the ability to manufacture and adjust orthotics while you wait.
  • We provide free unlimited 3 month follow up from the point of receiving your finished orthotics.
  • Simple all inclusive pricing with the option to Pay in 3 easy monthly payments via Paypal
  • We have a fully incusive pricing structure meaning you know how much any treatment costs
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How do Orthotics work?

Orthotics can work in a variety of ways depending on the way they are made and the problem you may have.  There are 2 main things to consider for your Podiatrist or Orthotist prescription.

  • What function can be restored?
  • What issues need to be accomodated?

To determine this, it is imperative that any custom made prescription orthotics are designed following a biomechanical assessment. The reason for this is to ensure your alignment and movement is considered in the design of the orthotics.

Why Custom Orthotics?

  • The key advantage of custom made orthotics is the accuracy of the design and contours of the orthotics being 100% accurate for the patient.
  • They are made with a variety of high grade materials from carbon fibre, plastic or EVA foams dependant on patient activity, strength requirements and patient symptoms found within the biomechanical assessment
  • Custom orthotics/insoles can have the prescription incorporated into the orthotics as part of the orthotic manufacture process.
  • They can be very low profile and will last longer than semi custom orthotics.

What Conditions can Orthotics treat?

Orthotics can treat a wide variety of conditions that can be caused by issues with biomechanics including


Where are our orthotic clinics based across Scotland?

We have orthotic clinics across Scotland and are the largest network of private orthotics clinics In Scotland.

We have clinics in the following areas

  • Hamilton

  • Glasgow

  • Edinburgh

  • Aberdeen

  • Doune

  • Ayr (Nr Stirling)