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If You're a Soldier with Foot Pain, Consider Military Orthotics

Are you a member of the military? Do you have chronic pain or discomfort in your feet and ankles as a result of wearing boots without much support? With all the weight you put on your feet, you need footwear that’s specifically designed to prevent injury and offer strong support. Ortho Engineering Inc., with nine locations in the greater Los Angeles area, offers on-call services seven days a week for service members like you. With custom-fitted orthotics designed for the military, you can get the support and healing you need, with appointment times that can work with any schedule.

Why do I need military orthotics?

Putting a lot of weight on your feet and ankles can increase your risk of permanent damage to your soft tissues and joints. Military orthotics are customized to keep your feet from tiring out or becoming damaged by providing proper arch support. The highly repetitive motions involved in military work can be harsh on your joints. When your ankle joints are kept in line, you greatly decrease your risk of injury while running or marching.

The benefits of custom military orthotics

At Ortho Engineering Inc., we can help you with custom orthotics that are designed for your unique needs. With custom orthotics, your feet won’t slip and you won’t experience discomfort when wearing military footwear, no matter what military duties you’re performing. The high-quality materials used in military orthotics are guaranteed to last, no matter where your assignments take you.

When you wear your orthotics regularly, you also are helping to prevent back pain that could result from standing on unsteady feet. This can enhance your overall performance.

How often should I wear military orthotics?

Only your doctor can determine how long you need to wear your orthotics. If they’re designed specifically as military footwear, it’s a good idea to wear them anytime you’re on duty for optimum protection against injury or pain.

Depending on the severity of your needs, you may need to wear customized orthotics for recreational activities, too. If you engage in high-impact exercise or competitive sports, you might benefit from orthotics in other pairs of your shoes as well.

Orthotics are easy to remove for cleaning. They’re also incredibly lightweight, so you won’t even notice you’re wearing them.

Learn more about military orthotics

If you’re an active-duty member of the military and you think you might be a good candidate for military orthotics, contact us to schedule a consultation at any of our Los Angeles area locations, including offices in Lynwood, Whittier, West Covina, Chino, Van Nuys, and Torrance, in addition to three L.A. locations. Call today!

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