Can bad feet really cause neck pain? It’s amazing how the
structure of your feet can have a significant impact on the rest
of your body. Your feet act as the foundation for your entire
body and they are asked to do a great amount of work every day.
When a small problem develops in your feet, it not only causes
subtle changes in the way you walk, but it starts a chain
reaction of changes in your posture and other movements. It is
not uncommon for a complaint of arch pain or bunions to lead
into more severe problems such as hip and low back pain, or even
neck pain. Custom-made, prescription orthotics are designed to
correct your specific body imbalance. Similar to braces on
teeth, orthotics provide consistent, gentle pressure to restore
proper foot alignment and structure. The result: relief
throughout the body, and renewed energy and enjoyment of daily
Do you experience any of the following symptoms?
pain / fatigue
(bunions, fallen arches / flat feet, toeing out)
If you do experience any of the above, you will likely
benefit from custom orthotic therapy. Contact dkb for more
information or schedule a foot examination to see if you and
your feet would benefit from custom orthotic therapy. Although
orthotic therapy is not covered by OHIP, it is covered by many
private plans and worker benefit plans. Check your plan to see
which benefits are included.