Orthotics Direct: Leaders in Custom Orthotics and Premium Footwear

2023 Aug 23rd

In a world where people seek comfort and relief from physical and emotional stresses, it is nice to find great companies that deliver great solutions that make life better. Orthotics Direct is an outstanding provider of custom orthotics that helps to make premium orthotics accessible to more people. Orthotics Direct has helped to elevate the concept and convenience of custom orthotics and orthotic-friendly footwear.

Orthotics Direct: Making Customization Affordable

North American markets are flooded with off-the-shelf orthotics. Orthotics Direct has carved a niche with high quality, custom-made orthotics, delivered right to customers’ homes. Innovation makes this possible. Orthotics Direct’s unique foam molding kit allows customers to take high quality precision measurements without leaving their home or having to schedule an expensive podiatrist appointment. The introduction of digital casting enables highly accurate measurement and quicker processing of custom orders.

Orthotics Direct works to maintain its industry leadership with consistent consultation with Practitioners, Podiatrists and Technicians who understand the value of foot health to the well-being of individuals.

What Truly Sets Orthotics Direct Apart: Precision Engineering.

“Precision engineering is a branch of engineering that focuses on the design, development and manufacture of product with high levels of accuracy and repeatability.”

At Orthotics Direct, the success of our engineering process involves three steps:


Our team evaluates customer submissions and contextualizes foot impressions sent via Digital Cast or Foam Kit.


A pair of custom orthotics goes into production wherein the desired materials are formed over the product models. The orthotics are carefully finished to make them durable, attractive, and a perfect fit for the customer.


No product is delivered without in-house quality assurance checks at Orthotics Direct. Our QA team inspects every aspect of the orthotic against the original order form. The Orthotics Direct team works diligently and gets it right.

Orthotics Direct: Striving For Perfection in Custom Orthotics

Imagine slipping into a shoe that isn't just a good fit, but a perfect fit. That’s the value Orthotics Direct offers to its customers. At the heart of Orthotics Direct's journey is a genuine concern for those suffering due to foot-related mobility problems. It's not just about selling products, but about making a lasting impact on the quality of people's lives. And the company’s commitment to building custom orthotics is an integral part of the same philosophy.

Orthotics Direct custom orthotics provide optimal foot support and comfort, correcting imbalances and promoting proper alignment. Whether you're an athlete seeking to enhance performance or someone looking to alleviate foot pain, Orthotics Direct's custom orthotic solutions cater to your unique requirements.

A Range of Custom Orthotics from Orthotics Direct

“The human foot is a masterpiece of engineering and a work of art.”

- Leonardo DaVinci

Orthotics Direct has helped thousands of people to live happier lives with less pain and discomfort, reliveing common ailments like foot and knee pain, to supporting the treatment of advanced biomechanical abnormalities and dysfunctions. Orthotics Direct custom orthotics have helped expedite recovery from life-changing accidents.

Orthotics Direct provides several types of custom orthotics, each tailored to address specific foot problems. Here are some common types:

Functional (Rigid) Custom Orthotics

Functional orthotics are engineered to regulate abnormal movement below the ankle joint. If used regularly, they can help realign foot and ankle mobility.

Typically made of hard materials such as carbon fibers or plastic. They do not change their shape and act like durable or solid foot orthotics.

Functional (Rigid) Custom Orthotics are popularly used in managing conditions such as

  • Arthritis
  • Inflamed, sore, and stiff toe joints
  • Flat feet
  • Cavus foot (high arches)
  • Limb-length discrepancies
  • Bunion deformities
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Neuromas

Accommodative Custom Orthotics

Accommodative Custom Orthotics provide cushioning support while reducing pressure on specific parts of the foot. Typically, Accommodative Custom Orthotics are made of materials like EVA (a more rubber-like material) that provide a soft cushion to a hurt foot.

Accommodative Custom Orthotics are commonly used to treat conditions that require functional corrections like:

  • Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Arthritis
  • Deformed feet

Semi-Rigid Custom Orthotics

Semi-Rigid Orthotics combine the strengths of both functional and rigid orthotics. Their composite nature supports a balance of motion control and cushioning, making them appropriate for a variety of foot problems including:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Flat Foot
  • In-Toeing or Out-Toeing Disorders
  • Sports-Related Injuries

Specialized Custom Orthotics

  • Children's Orthotics: Children with foot or gait abnormalities may benefit from custom orthotics. Orthotics can be fundamental to restoring natural foot development after accidental injuries or other foot disorders.
  • Sport-Specific Orthotics: Athletes are prone to many common foot and knee injuries. These custom orthotics extend support, stability, and shock absorption to boost sports performance and prevent recurring injuries.
  • Dress Orthotics: Enjoy the benefits of orthotics without sacrificing choice of formal footwear.Dress Orthotics are paired with dress shoes, which are typically more formal and have a slimmer profile.
  • Everyday Orthotics: As the name suggests, everyday orthotics can be worn all-day long with your regular footwear. They cater to mild foot pain or discomfort.

Custom Orthotics To Improve Quality of Life

In a world where we're constantly on our feet and on the go, the value of a comfortable step cannot be overstated. Orthotics Direct practices foot comfort and support as an art form. Orthotics Direct doesn't just focus on the present. They invest in the future by empowering individuals to lead active and dignified lives without being hindered by foot-related issues.

Orthotics Direct has also partnered with many premium footwear brands, recognizing the fact that the perfect orthotic deserves an equally remarkable shoe. This professional collaboration ensures that you don't have to compromise on your personal style to achieve comfort and wellbeing.

So the next time you slip into one of Orthotics Direct’s custom orthotics, please do remember: you're not just prepared to take a steady step forward but embracing a journey toward a healthier, happier you.