Orthotics

Retirement announcement

To all our valued patients we are sad to announce that Ashleigh has retired from Podiatry after many years of treating foot related health problems both privately and within the NHS to pursue a new career within medical and veterinary recruitment, we wish her all the best of luck with her new business venture and she will be missed by colleagues and patients alike. Ash pic 3

"From the bottom of my heart i would like to thank all my dear patients for your loyal support over the years and friendship, i am sad to say good bye but will forever remember the great times and at times challenges we over came, I wish each and every one of you all the best and i have every confidence that Graham Riddle and his team will take good care of you all at his premises in either Ware or Letchworth, he is a trusted and well respected colleague with over 20 years of experience" my warmest wishes Ash

Please contact Graham Riddle on 07976783674 for all future appointments

What are prescription custom orthotics?

Custom orthotics are specially-made devices designed to support and provide comfort and in some instances enhance performance when participating in physical activities. At Herts Wellness Centre our prescription orthotics are bespoke and we utilise high quality materials at all times.

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Prescription orthotics are divided into two categories

  • Functional orthotics
  • Accommodative orthotics

At Herts Wellness Centre we use state of the art Gait analysis equipment to offer a comprehensive assessment and use the highest quality orthotics.The Scan Cast 3D system allows us to accurately capture full volumetric data in less than five seconds.

How can an orthotic help me?

The information gathered during your biomechanical assessment and your presenting chief complaints, activities, foot profile and overall well-being will help our podiatrist to determine if orthotics/insoles might be helpful. If orthotics are needed, your podiatrist will capture a three-dimensional image of each foot as per the above image. Those images, as well as any measurements obtained by your podiatrist, are used to create a set of bespoke orthotics/insoles that may improve your foot movement and lead to more comfort and mobility.

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