Orthotics Specialist

Eugene Rosenthall, DPM, FACFAS

Podiatrist located in Denver, CO

Orthotics are an effective, non-invasive means to eliminate pain and discomfort from chronic foot and ankle problems. At the Center for Foot and Ankle Care in Denver, Dr. Eugene Rosenthall treats children and adults who require customized foot pads, inserts, or ankle braces. When you need an experienced podiatrist who can restore mobility and comfort to your feet, look no further than Dr. Rosenthall. Call the office today to book your appointment or schedule online.

Orthotics Q & A

What is orthotics?

Foot and ankle surgeons prescribe orthotics -- custom medical devices -- to patients to minimize the pain and discomfort associated with foot and ankle problems. These specialized devices act as an alternative to more invasive treatment options like foot and ankle surgery.

Custom orthotics support your feet and ankles. Unlike commercial shoe inserts and arch supports, custom orthotics serve two purposes.

First, they either accommodate or offload a specific area by relieving pressure on the joints and sore areas of the feet. Second, custom orthotics improve foot function, especially for mobility issues.

What conditions can orthotics treat?

Dr. Rosenthall prescribes orthotics for a variety of reasons and conditions. He may recommend them when you have:

  • Bursitis
  • Calluses
  • Ulcers
  • Tendonitis
  • Fasciitis
  • Foot and leg alignment issues

For children, Dr. Rosenthall may suggest orthotics to postpone surgery until the child’s growth plates close and skeletal system fully develops.

What types of orthotics are available?

Dr. Rosenthall offers a range of orthotics for men, women, and children. Depending on your specific condition and symptoms, he makes a custom mold of your foot with a plaster cast. He uses this mold to create a custom device for your specific condition. 

What are the benefits of orthotics?

Orthotics minimize pain and support your feet, which is essential for chronic foot and ankle conditions. Custom devices improve your gait and the alignment of your spine by correcting your posture.

If you’d like to learn more about custom orthotics at the Center for Foot and Ankle Care, contact the office today. Call to schedule your appointment or book your initial consultation online.

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