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An orthotic is a device that is applied externally to the body to prevent and correct deformities in order to improve function of the area affected, allowing the patient to have a better quality of life. Liverpool Physio offer a comprehensive orthotics service alongside physiotherapy treatment ensuring that your physical needs are met.

What problems can orthotics help with?

Orthotics can be suitable for a wide range of children and adults suffering from pain and discomfort caused by a neurological, musculoskeletal, developmental or rheumatological problem. Wearing orthotics provides added support and stability and can help to take the strain off the injured area which can aid a faster and easier recovery. Orthotics can also help alleviate pain caused by muscle spasms.

What are the benefits of orthotics?

Wearing orthotics can improve agility and increase performance, by correcting alignment and improving motion control. Other benefits of wearing orthotics include:

  • To improve function and quality of life
  • Relieving weight bearing forces
  • Accommodating deformities
  • Assist joint movement
  • To aid rehabilitation from fractures after the removal of a cast
  • Resisting joint motion
  • Preventing deformities
  • Improving body mechanics
  • To improve mobility
  • To correct the shape and/or function of the body to reduce pain
Liverpool Physio provide a comprehensive private orthotic service throughout Merseyside and the surrounding area.

Types of Orthotics

Liverpool Physio provide various types of orthotics that can be ordered off the shelf or are custom made. Some of the orthotics we provide include:
  • AFOs (Ankle Foot Orthoses)
  • Shoe adaptations
  • Shoe inserts
  • KAFOs (Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses)
  • Lycra Garments
  • Knee braces
  • Spinal braces
  • Upper limb orthotics
The above list is not conclusive. To discuss what other types of orthotics we also provide then contact us at or call us on 0151 558 0077.

Why Choose Liverpool Physio?

Our physiotherapists are highly experienced in the assessment and treatment of a range of conditions that may benefit from orthotics. Other reasons to choose Liverpool Physio are:
  • No waiting lists, immediate appointments available
  • Dedicated, patient centred approach
  • Assessments and treatments are carried out on a one-to-one basis
  • Regularly assess your needs
  • Proven track record
Our orthotics team provide individual assessments and to prescribe the right high quality orthotics for anyone, with a huge variety of conditions.

How can I arrange an appointment?

To arrange an appointment with one of our specialist physiotherapists or for more information regarding orthotics then please contact us either by email at or call us on 0151 558 0077.


Orthotics may be required as part of your rehabilitation in order to help restore normal function aiding the recovery process. Orthotics are suitable for a wide range of people suffering from a variety of symptoms.

To arrange an appointment at Liverpool Physio you can either contact us via email at or phone us on 0151 558 0077.

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