Walking, sitting, standing – these are all things we do daily that can affect our lower back, knees and ankles. Pain in those areas is common but with a combination of custom orthotics, stretching and other simple factors, you can alleviate discomfort in the knees, ankle and lower back. Custom orthotics These are special orthotics that are created especially for your feet. A cast or laser rendering of your foot will be made to ensure that the measurements are correct. The great thing about customized orthotics is that they are designed for the individual. You specify where you are feeling pain, for example, the lower back, and the orthotics are constructed to help alleviate that specific discomfort. Maintain a healthy weight One of the major issues that causes knee, back and ankle pain is excess weight. Fat wreaks havoc on our muscles and excess body weight causes our knee joints…

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