Style often comes at a price, especially for those who favor dress shoes as their go-to footwear. While those polished oxfords or refined loafers may be the epitome of fashion, they can leave your feet longing for comfort. The all-too-familiar discomfort, pain, and soreness that follow a night out or a long day at the office can make you question whether sacrificing comfort is worth it.
At Kintec, we understand that you should never have to choose between looking your best and feeling your best. That’s why we have our dress orthotic design. Our dress orthotics are designed to provide incredible comfort and support without taking up too much room in your shoes. Plus, you’ll love how soft the microsuede top-coat feels against your feet.
Get ready to say goodbye to sore feet! Continue reading our blog to learn why the dress orthotic design may be for you.
We can create over 20,000 combinations of orthotics specific to your lifestyle needs by using materials with different thickness, cushioning and energy return rates.
You can view all our activity specific orthotics here.
We often get asked how long it will take to break-in your custom orthotics.While this varies from person to person, but it can take up to 3 weeks to get used to wearing your new orthotics. It is very important to follow the break-in procedure with orthotics to minimize the risk of discomfort or injury.
STAGE 1: CASUAL USE
Wear your orthotics for short periods of time as comfort allows. Start with 1 hour the first day, then increase by an hour each day if comfortable. Remove your orthotics as soon as they start to feel uncomfortable and give your feet a rest for 2 hours. Following the rest period, place your orthotics back in your shoes. Within 3 weeks, you should be able to wear your orthotics all day.
STAGE 2: STRENUOUS ACTIVITY AND WORK
If you are in a sports team, it is a good idea to get used to your orthotics during practices before wearing them in a competitive situation. If you are not able to increase the time wearing your orthotics each day or you are not able to wear your orthotics comfortably after 3 weeks, contact your Kintec Pedorthist to book your free adjustment consultation.
When you schedule an appointment with a Kintec pedorthist, they will perform a comprehensive biomechanical examination. Our fitting procedure begins with gaining insights into your lifestyle. Then, we utilize a biomechanical assessment and video gait analysis to gain a deeper understanding of how the mechanics of your feet are impacting the alignment of your legs and the overall functioning of your body.
Our Canadian Certified Pedorthist will carefully evaluate your medical history and examine your feet. Based on their findings, they will develop a personalized treatment plan that may include our walking orthotic design.
Our goal with assessment and treatment is to: