Knocknacarra Physio & Sports Injury Clinic Galway

Adult & Child Orthotics

Adult & Child Orthotics


We also provide a complete analysis of your walking and running form and style of gait. This includes expert assessment of pelvic control, joint mobility, stability and flexibility. Additional specific stretching and strengthening programmes, as well as running drills, may also be recommended to restore your overall body and movement pattern.


Orthotics are prescription insoles for your shoes. They improve your alignment and reduce or eliminate painful feet, knees, hips and lower back. They provide the support your feet need every day, whether you’re standing, walking or running. At Knocknacarra Physiotherapy Clinic, we have additional post graduate training and over 15 years experience in prescribing orthotics for both adults and children. We provide an extensive range of orthotics, and also provide handmade customised devices. Whether you are an elite athlete or recreational walker we have a device that best suits your needs. Orthotics successfully treats the following
  • Heel pain. ( Plantar Fascitis)
  • Knee cap pain ( Patello-Femoral Pain)
  • Shin splints (Tibial Stress Syndrome)
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Hip and back pain
  • Rheumatoid feet
  • Toe pain (Metatarsalgia)
  • Lower limb fatigue
  • Toe deformities, bunions, etc
  • Fallen arches ( Pes Planus)
  • Post surgery corrective device
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