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Orthotic Design

Orthotics are devices designed to improve the way in which joints are aligned. Before orthotics can be fabricated by the technician, three dimensional models of your feet or ‘casts’ must be constructed. The process of ‘Casting’ is an extremely skilled process requiring years of experience and expertise. Casting involves 3D Laser Scanning the foot in…

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Orthotic Therapy

Orthotic therapy is the treatment of biomechanical deficiencies, anatomical anomalies and pain using biomechanically designed orthotics. An orthosis (incorrectly referred to in general terms as an orthotic) is a device applied to the body to reduce pain, correct deformity or to accommodate incorrect application of force on the body. Foot orthotics are biomechanically design inserts…

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Common Conditions

Foot Pain Heel Pain Heel Spurs Plantar Fasciitis Arch Pain Flat Feet (Pes Planus, Over Pronation) High Arch Feet (Pes Cavus) Growth conditions (Osgood Schlatters Syndrome etc.) Ankle Instability Runners Knee Tibialis Posterior Dysfunction Metatarsalgia Pain (Ball’s of Feet) Shin Splints / Shin Pain Achilles Conditions Lower Back Pain Ilio-Tibial Band Syndrome Tibial Stress Fractures…

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Treatment

Leinster Clinic Biomechanics Lab is run and operated by David Kingston, a B.Sc.(Hons) Senior Orthotist. Orthotists are trained in the assessment for and provision of orthotics. Orthotists do not work in any other field of health care. Orthotists are trained to an Honours degree level with 3 years university tuition and 12 months hospital placement…

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Shoe Advice

Shoes and runners play an important part in optimum foot biomechanics. All shoes are not created equal. A good shoe/runner needs to to have the following; A good solid sole Good instep security (lace-up or strap) A stiff heel counter (a stiffener in the back of the upper) Room for the toes LCBL will provide…

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