8 Benefits of Custom Orthotics During the Lockdown

//8 Benefits of Custom Orthotics During the Lockdown

Most issues that occur in the musculoskeletal system are caused by misalignment between joints and bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, or fasciae. Orthotics help realign the structures of the foot and leg to cut back and relieve any pressure and pain in the foot that was caused by misalignment. With Custom Orthotics, your pain is likely to leave faster as they are custom made to fit your needs.

The process of creating custom orthotics is simple and ideal for the situation we are in. During the COVID-19 lockdown it is hard to go shopping for orthotics that fit your feet perfectly, so custom orthotics are the best way to go. With previous health information and measurements, a chiropodist will order the best orthotic possible for your condition.


  1. Delivered, there is no need to get out of the house. With the COVID-19 situation still around, it is still hard to get around like we used to do. During normal times, you would simply just buy an orthotic at a pharmacy to help you around. However, it is much harder to move around now and buy things in person so getting a custom orthotic is ideal. A custom orthotic is delivered straight to your door easily meaning you do not have to step a foot outside.
  2. Perfectly designed just for YOU. It is in the name itself. Custom orthotics are 100% customized to fit your needs. Unlike regular, store-bought orthotics, you are most likely to get better results using custom ones since they are accustomed to fit all your needs and face any issues you are having straight-on.
  3. Improves your well-being. An orthotic that caters to all your needs and helps ease all your pain automatically improves your well-being. When your feet are taken care of correctly, you will be in the best state of mind.
  4. Reduces pain. As mentioned before, a custom orthotic is made to target all the problems in your feet. It will eliminate and soothe any pain bothering you, easily and efficiently.
  5. Improves posture. Your feet are the base of your body and, along with your legs, are responsible for holding up your body. They are also responsible for maintaining your body’s posture. So, custom orthotics that will help your feet are great for the rest of your body as well! Especially during lockdown since everyone is using a computer to get to school or work, your posture needs to improve a lot.
  6. Better foot health. Using a custom orthotic helps your overall foot health as well. It protects your feet from peeling, warts, cuts, and infections.
  7. Quarantine workouts done better! It is a trend now to do workouts while we are stuck at home and quarantining. Looking to join? A custom orthotic is great when doing workouts as it reduces any pressure and pain on your foot while working out. Even if your foot is already in pain or not, a custom orthotic is great to add extra comfort when working out.
  8. Less pain = better attitude. With less pain being experienced in your foot, you will be in an overall good mood all day.


At The Health First Group, we have custom orthotics ready to deliver or for you to pick up at any time. Get in contact with any of our Mississauga, Etobicoke, or Milton locations with the contact information listed below. Our team is ready to help you get the best orthotics for you!


  1. http://kerrisdalephysiotherapy.com/health-benefits-of-wearing-custom-orthotics/
  2. https://hmccentre.com/benefits-of-custom-orthotics-you-should-know-about/
Written by:
Dr. Preety Somal, Chiropractor
Preety works at The Health First Group’s Milton and Mississauga Millcreek Chiropractic Clinic

Our Locations:

6981 Millcreek Drive, Unit 8
Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 6B8
Phone: 905-821-0262
E-mail: info@thehealthfirstgroup.com

415 The Westway, Unit 12B
Etobicoke, ON, M9R 1H5
Phone: 416-901-0262
E-mail: info@healthfirstrehab.ca

174 Mill Street, Suite 105
Milton, ON, L9T 1S2
Phone: 905-636-0800
Email: milton@thehealthfirstgroup.com

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