Orthotics is the discipline of improving gait or leg stability with shoe inserts or knee braces.

orthotic or foot insole
Correction of the biomechanics of the foot and ankle, for example, can improve the stability of the patella at the knee.

Usually a technician is required to assess which orthotic will be best for any particular patient.


Dr Sheila StroverĀ (Editor)
BSc (Hons), MB BCh, MBA

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