Back pain will affect seventy to eighty percent of adults at some point in their life, with thousands currently affected in Hamilton, Ontario. There are many causes of back pain such as degenerative disease of the spine and hips, nerve injury, musculoskeletal disorders, lower extremity joint disease, and many more according to the literature. Focusing on the role the lower extremity plays in back pain; disorders such as flat feet alter the function of the foot due to the loss of an arch and produce abnormal motion, which can affect the biomechanics of the rest of the body.InMotion

That’s why at Fennell Chiropractic we recommend orthotics to help restore proper alignment to your legs, and provide a balance base for your spine. Orthotics are known to help with:

  • low back pain
  • knee pain
  • ankle pain
  • plantar fasciitis
  • heel pain
  • toe pain
  • and more

Before orthotics are recommend, Dr. Art Cattafi will preform a thorough examination of your feet and posture. Then if it’s determined that you would benefit from orthotics, the best type and style will be recommended for you. Dr. Cattafi recommends Foot Levelers for custom orthotics.