Foot orthoses in Mount Martha

Arch supports / insoles / foot supports

  • Do you have foot pain, leg or knee pain?​
  • Do you have arthritis in your feet?
  • Do you have painful callus' on your feet?
  • Do you often get sore or injured with exercise?
  • Do you wear your shoes unevenly?
  • ​Are you about to start a new exercise program to get fit or loose weight?
  • Do your parents have foot problems?

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If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, it is possible that you would benefit from foot orthoses​

What will the Podiatrists at South Coast Foot Clinic do for me?

  • take a thorough medical and exercise history from you ​
  • carefully assess the injury you present with
  • observe your walking or running gait and evaluate your footwear​
  • discuss a range of treatment options, including the use of foot orthoses (if appropriate).

If foot orthoses are needed, what happens next? The podiatrist will: 

  • discuss which type/s of foot orthoses are appropriate for your condition, including consideration of your footwear
  • explain the cost and lifespan of the foot orthoses
  • provide details of items numbers and processes for making a private health insurance claim your foot orthoses via HICAP

Other interesting facts about our clinic and the orthotic manufacturing process

Our custom-made foot orthoses are manufactured by Footwork Podiatric Laboratory where your foot orthoses are designed on a computer (computer aided design, computer aided manufactured — CAD CAM) and milled from premium solid plastic materials imported from Germany.

Dr George Murley from South Coast Foot Clinic has published several research articles in top ranked international journals about foot orthoses. Below is a selection of the titles:

Murley GS, Landorf KB, Menz HB. Do foot orthoses change lower limb muscle activity in flat-arched feet towards a pattern observed in normal-arched feet? 2010. Clinical Biomechanics: 25(7), 728-36.

Murley GS, Landorf KB., Menz HB., Bird AR, 2009. Effect of foot posture, foot orthoses and footwear on lower limb muscle activity during walking and running: a systematic review. Gait Posture 29(2), 172-87.

Murley GS, Bird AR, 2006. The effect of three levels of foot orthotic wedging on the surface electromyographic activity of selected lower limb muscles during gait. Clin Biomech 21(10), 1074-80.