Formthotics™ are a revolutionary custom foot orthotic. They are used for the treatment of lower limb injuries as well as for injury prevention, enhanced performance and improved comfort. Formthotics™ are a customised by thermoforming (heat moulding) to the patient’s foot and shoe and fully adjustable by additional posting and grinding.
Research and studies indicate that most people can benefit from the use of custom orthotics in their footwear. Some references if you wish to follow up this topic include:
- Comparative trial of the foot pressure patterns between corrective orthotics, Formthotics, bone spur pads and flat insole in patients with chronic plantar fasciitis” by Chia, Suresh, Kuah, Ong, Phua and Seah 2009
- The Effectiveness of a Sports Orthotic by Fitzgerald, 1995 – 96
- Can custom-made biomechanics shoe orthoses prevent problems in the back and lower extremities? A randomized, controlled intervention trial of 146 Military Conscripts” by Larsen, Weidech & Leboeuf-Yde, 2001.
- Do foot orthoses change lower limb muscle activity in flat arched feet towards a pattern observed in “normal arched” feet?” by Murley, Landorf & Menz, 2010Effectiveness of foot orthoses to treat plantar fasciitis – a randomized trial’ by Landorf, Keenan & Herbert 2006.