Custom Orthotics
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See the Process

Ensuring that our clients can walk, run, jog and move without discomfort is our goal and we have found that the only way to achieve our goal is to create a custom handcrafted orthotic.

This process takes time, precision and passion. Take a look at the slider and see the process we undergo on each and every pair of orthotics we make

The two most common conditions that bring painful feet walking through the door at Fodemesi Health Step are:
Plantar Fasciitis and Interdigital Neuroma

Plantar Fasciitis:

Wearing shoes with inadequate support increase the risk of Plantar fasciitis.  This condition involves pain and inflammation in a ligament that connects your heel bone to your toes.  Sufferers usually have stabbing pain first thing in the morning.  The pain might decrease with more activity but after long periods of standing or movement after sitting, the pain will return.

Sufferers get help and relief from their custom orthotics at Fodemesi Health Step!  In addition, our customers learn about proper shoe fitting to avoid risking continued irritation the tissue known as plantar fascia.


Interdigital Neuroma:

This painful affliction is a condition that can be described as a compression on nerve fibers in the web spaces of the toes.  Typically the location is between the third and fourth  toes but can also occur in the area between the second and third toes.

Sufferers experience sharp, burning or tingling sensations.  The pain radiates towards the other toes.

Identifying the compression early is important.  Broader footwear is recommended and a custom foot orthotic from Fodemesi Health Step will reduce stress on the nerve, thereby helping to reduce inflammation within the nerve tissue.

Our Orthotics

Our in-house lab manufactures casted, custom orthotics. Casting styles include both dynamic foam box casting and plastic slipper casts while your foot is in a prone position.


Although we do have digital software and hardware, we find it to be regularly inaccurate.  We will always continue to make our orthotics by hand to ensure accuracy of all measurements.


Satisfaction Assured

All our custom-made products are satisfaction assured or money refunded within 90 days of purchase.

Foot Assesments

We have a certified pedorthist on staff who can provide foot assessments for insurance claims review.

Assessments include foot measurements, gait analysis, range of motion analysis, and client questions and answers to determine area of pain and the level of pain. We will examine existing footwear for wear patterns and structure to determine whether the shoes are the problem. We will also help determine and recommend a solution along with
out assessment.

Shoe Fitting

Where have all the shoe fitters gone?

We employ them here.
First, we will properly measure your feet.  Shoe fitting is involves taking an existing shoe and modifying it to become more comfortable and better fitting. Sometimes shoe stretching is all that is required.  By using various insoles and certain shoe material, we are also able to improve the fit of the off-shelf shoes depending on the model you have chosen, the structure, and how much volume is available.