First-Rate Chicago Podiatrists For Custom Molded Orthotics

chicago podiatrist for custom orthoticsCustom-made shoe inserts, called Orthotics, are prescribed by your Chicago area podiatrist at Weil Foot and Ankle Institute as a treatment method to relieve foot or ankle pain, and to restore normal foot function. Orthotics are similar to eye glasses in that they relieve the pain that comes along with foot deformities, and they restore proper function of the foot. Even people experiencing minimal foot discomfort without a significant foot deformity can find relief in custom orthotics.

Foot disorders are commonly caused by a deformity in the structure of your foot, or from wearing shoes that are too small or narrow. However, there could be many factors contributing to your foot condition.

Orthotics are custom-designed for your specific foot disorder, and made using various types of materials.

ACCOMMODATING ORTHOTICS

There are several types of orthotics, and accommodating orthotics are among the most popular. Because these orthotics use padding to protect the foot, they are  accommodating a specific area of your foot to relieve pressure.

FUNCTIONAL ORTHOTICS

On the other hand, functional orthotics use bio-mechanical applications to influence the motion of the foot and alter the forces acting on the foot.

FUNCTIONAL-HYBRID ORTHOTICS

When a blend of both accommodating and functional orthotics is necessary, podiatrists turn to functional-hybrid orthotics. Functional-hybrid orthotics can be prescribed for specific reasons, such as standing for prolonged periods at work, or playing sports. A clinical evaluation must be performed by your podiatrist to determine which type of orthotic can help your foot condition best. Your podiatrist’s clinical evaluation will help determine the best type of orthotic for your particular needs and the types of shoes you normally wear.

After evaluation by our Chicago area podiatrist, the most effective type of orthotic for your condition will be determined and prescribed. Electronically-scanned images or physical impressions of your foot will be used to fabricate your custom-made orthotic.

ORTHOTICS & INSURANCE

Most insurance companies cover the cost of orthotics and our team at Weil Foot & Ankle Institute will take care of insurance claims and processing for you.

Upon receiving your orthotics, our Chicago area podiatrist will provide necessary wearing instruction, and schedule a follow-up appointment to evaluate your treatment progress. At that time, your doctor can make any necessary changes or adjustments to the orthotics in order to increase your level of comfort.

Over 200,000 Happy Feet Have Found Relief At Weil Foot & Ankle Institute

Please call our Chicago area podiatry office at 847-666-5504 if you have any additional questions about custom molded orthotics, and we will be happy to provide you with all the information that you may need.

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  • "I urge anyone in need of bunion surgery to see Dr Lowell Weil. My life is forever changed and I am so grateful! Oh and my feet are now PRETTY! Thank you again!"

    - Sky N.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • "Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I have been with Weil foot and Ankle for nine years and Dr. Weil Jr. has taken care of all my foot problems. He is the best."

    - Maureen M.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I had joint fusion surgery on July 31, 2014 and everyone there was great with all my questions. "

    - Maureen M. – Joint Fusion
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  • “I was super nervous about the surgery but all the staff made me feel welcome and safe, before my surgery, I remember everything was clean, and everybody were professional.”

    - Michelle K. – Toe Surgery
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. David O’Brian and his staff in Roselle are the best! My entire family has seen Dr. O’Brian for over 10 years. "

    - Mary Pat H. – Foot Pain
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Cernak, Thank you for being such an amazing DOCTOR! The way you care for us can’t be matched by anyone! (and hasn’t!) Your knowledge is incredible too.”

    - Sara R.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • "I urge anyone in need of bunion surgery to see Dr Lowell Weil. My life is forever changed and I am so grateful! Oh and my feet are now PRETTY! Thank you again!"

    - Sky N.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • "Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I have been with Weil foot and Ankle for nine years and Dr. Weil Jr. has taken care of all my foot problems. He is the best."

    - Maureen M.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I had joint fusion surgery on July 31, 2014 and everyone there was great with all my questions. "

    - Maureen M. – Joint Fusion
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “I was super nervous about the surgery but all the staff made me feel welcome and safe, before my surgery, I remember everything was clean, and everybody were professional.”

    - Michelle K. – Toe Surgery
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. David O’Brian and his staff in Roselle are the best! My entire family has seen Dr. O’Brian for over 10 years. "

    - Mary Pat H. – Foot Pain
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Cernak, Thank you for being such an amazing DOCTOR! The way you care for us can’t be matched by anyone! (and hasn’t!) Your knowledge is incredible too.”

    - Sara R.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • "I urge anyone in need of bunion surgery to see Dr Lowell Weil. My life is forever changed and I am so grateful! Oh and my feet are now PRETTY! Thank you again!"

    - Sky N.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • "Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I have been with Weil foot and Ankle for nine years and Dr. Weil Jr. has taken care of all my foot problems. He is the best."

    - Maureen M.
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Weil Jr. and the Staff at the Libertyville Office are the best. I had joint fusion surgery on July 31, 2014 and everyone there was great with all my questions. "

    - Maureen M. – Joint Fusion
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “I was super nervous about the surgery but all the staff made me feel welcome and safe, before my surgery, I remember everything was clean, and everybody were professional.”

    - Michelle K. – Toe Surgery
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. David O’Brian and his staff in Roselle are the best! My entire family has seen Dr. O’Brian for over 10 years. "

    - Mary Pat H. – Foot Pain
    best chicago podiatrists
  • “Dr. Cernak, Thank you for being such an amazing DOCTOR! The way you care for us can’t be matched by anyone! (and hasn’t!) Your knowledge is incredible too.”

    - Sara R.
    best chicago podiatrists
*The reviews listed are from actual patients of Weil Foot & Ankle Institute. Individual results may vary. Reviews are not claimed to represent results for everyone.
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