Running is one of the most popular sporting activities in the UK with an estimated population of over 10 million participants. It is essential that your form is correct when running as this can have a negative impact upon your body. Form can be impacted by improper footwear, injuries and or technique. At Orthotics UK we are able to provide a range of types of orthotics to help you achieve your running goals whether that is completing your first kilometer or taking on an Ironman.

What benefits are there from using orthotics in running?

There are many benefits from using orthotics in running including:

  • Correction of alignment
  • Reduction of pain
  • Increased comfort
  • Improved joint control
  • Reduced fatigue
  • Increased stability
  • Improved muscle efficiency
  • Improved performance

What are the common injuries in running that orthotics can help prevent?

Orthotics can help to prevent a range of injuries in running including:

  • Bunions
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Ankle sprains and strains
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Runners knee
  • Shin splints
  • Knee pain
  • Iliotibial band syndrome

What types of orthotics can help performance in running?

There are a range of types of orthotics which can be used to help performance in running including:

  • Custom insoles
  • Ankle braces
  • Knee braces
  • Performance lycra garments

Who uses orthotics in running?

Mo Farah

Name Mo Farah

Discipline Medium and long distance running

Achievements Olympic gold medalist and former world champion

Orthotic Performance lycra arm sleeves

Jo Pavey

Name Jo Pavey

Discipline Long distance running

Achievements Commonwealth silver medalist and World Championship bronze medalist

Orthotic Performance lycra socks

Not your sport?

To receive orthotics for sport you will need to have an assessment with our experienced orthotists. To arrange an assessment or to find out more information please email us at call us on 0161 883 0355 or complete the form below.

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