Can orthotics improve your running performance? The simple answer is yes! This article will reveal some of the myths, misconceptions and benefits of orthotics, and inevitably how the correct orthotic may improve your performance on the track, trail or road.
So how important is it to correct biomechanics at the feet? And once corrected, how can this affect power output or, at the very least, decrease the risk of injury? To answer these questions, I put myself in the patient’s shoes and under the microscope.