Ortho-Med, the home for UK made Insoles



Suffer from ball of foot pain?  Looking for foot pain relief or insoles for flat feet?

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Our Insoles

Unique Removable segments

All of our insoles come with unique removable segments for tender areas (i.e. ball of foot pain) and a supportive cup to assist with stability and offering comforting foot pain relief.


Comfort and Durability

The Duo-foam technology provides comfort and lasting support. There are three types of insoles that we provide, each technically designed for your feet;


The ARCH-Pro

Providing support for the side and arch of the foot (Medial).   

Particularly helpful as insoles for flat feet.


The META-Pro

Providing support for the front of the foot (Toe and Metatarsal areas)

Particularly helpful as insoles for foot pain relief where there is ball of foot pain.



The FOOTMAX Duo 

Providing support for the front, side and arch of the foot (Medial and Metatarsal


Particularly helpful as insoles for foot pain relief  where additional arch support is required.


Used by the NHS and Private Clinics

A trusted supplier to NHS hospitals, Chiropractic and Podiatry Clinics and clinics for over 25 years.

Quality assured

Made in the UK  

Unlike most insoles, we are proud that our insoles are 100% made in the UK using high quality foams.


Dual Foam Technology 

A dense foam at the bottom for support particularly around the heel with a softer less dense foam on top for comfort. 


Anti-microbial lining 

We finish off our insoles with patented Cambrelle® lining, (the world's leading footwear lining), offering a comfortable, non-abrasive, moisture resistant layer, reducing the possibility of microbial growth.


Machine Washable
The foam we use is specially formulated so that the insoles can be machine washed at up to 40 C without affecting the insole performance.  Many insoles can not be machine washed.

A personal choice

Choosing insoles

There are many types of insoles available and the choice can be a difficult one to make.  Many insoles may feel comfortable but are lacking in true support for painful areas of the foot.


Invest in your feet 

Some insoles can last longer than others and its important you invest in your feet as wearing poor quality insoles may cause you more problems in the long-term.   


Relief for tender areas
Our unique patented design allows you to remove heel and mid-foot sections from the insole for tender areas such as corns, callouses and hard skin.


Shaped for stability 

All of our insoles have a raised moulded lip to 'cup' the heel helping provide stability.


Consult your healthcare specialist

You will need to consider a balance between comfort, support and durability when choosing insoles.  As are result it is always best to consult with your health care professional first if you have any on-going foot problems as in some cases you may need custom made insoles.  

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About Us

History

Ortho-Med (Supplies) was established in the UK in 1992. 


Our insoles were designed by experts in the orthotic field experienced in developing shoes for plantar fasciitis and insoles for foot pain relief.  For over twenty-five years we have continued to supply to many NHS Hospitals as insoles for flat feet and plantar fasciitis.


In 2017, the business was acquired with a mission to bring the same high quality products used by the NHS to UK consumers at an affordable price.


Research and Development

We are committed to developing new insole types and enhancing the legacy range through innovation and collaborative research.  


We know there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all insole, so we continue to look to develop products tailored for specific needs and improving foot pain relief.

International Markets

In addition to our existing overseas sales, we are contuing to look for new market opportunities to provide our excellent range to help other customers.   If you want to distribute our insoles in other markets or have some exciting products that may compliment our range please e-mail us at info@ortho-med.co.uk 

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How can our insoles help?

Flat Feet (Ples Planus)

            

Flat feet are usually nothing to worry about. Many people with flat feet don't have any associated problems, so treatment isn't necessary.

  

But flat feet can sometimes be associated with:

  • pain in the feet, ankles, lower legs, knees, hips or lower back 
  • the feet rolling inwards too much (overpronation) this can cause shoes to wear out quickly and lead to injuries 
  • an underlying problem with the bones, muscles or connective tissues in and around the feet 

Supportive insoles such as the Arch-PRO may be helpful.


Consider seeing your GP if you have flat feet and your:

  • feet are painful, even when wearing supportive, well-fitting shoes 
  • shoes wear out very quickly 
  • feet appear to be getting flatter 
  • feet are weak, numb or stiff 

Metatarsalgia (Pain in the ball of the foot)

Metatarsalgia is the name for ball of the foot pain.  It affects the metatarsals, the bones connecting the ankle bones to the toes. They're a common source of pain because they support your weight when you're standing, walking and running.


Metatarsalgia can have a number of different causes, including wearing unsupportive footwear and doing high-impact sports.

It can be very uncomfortable and interfere with your normal activities, but will often improve with some simple self-help measures.


Supportive insoles such as the ARCH-Pro or META-Pro with their unique removable segments may provide relief for tender balls of the feet.  


Consider seeing your GP if you have metatarsalgia and if:

  • the pain doesn't improve despite trying self-help measures 
  • the pain significantly interferes with your normal activities 
  • you develop sudden and very severe foot pain or a change in the shape of your foot as this could be a sign of a more serious problem that requires immediate treatment 

Other types of Foot Pain


Poor footwear can be a contributing factor to foot pain so it is important to consider the appropriateness and condition of your current footwear and make changes as necessary.  Footwear should;

  • Fit well
  • Not excessively compress the feet
  • Have a cushioned sole
  • Be supportive

Insoles or Orthotics can be useful in aiding recovery and can be purchased from a range of pharmacies and sport shops. Over the counter insoles will primarily aim to cushion your heel and support your arches.  


Remember if your symptoms continue without improvement or are getting worse ask your GP to ensure you are doing the right thing.


The Ortho-Med insole range may provide  foot pain relief for other types of foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis.

 

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Ortho-Med

Kings House, St Johns Square, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV2 4DT, GB

01902 500 373

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Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm