Skateboarding is a high impact sport even when you don’t fall. Your feet, knees and other joints are required to tolerate high levels of shock when skating. When you do fall protection is needed to help prevent serious injuries. At Orthotics UK we are able to provide you with a range of custom types of orthotics to help improve your skating performance.

What benefits are there from using orthotics in skateboarding?

There are many benefits from using orthotics in skateboarding including:

  • Increased protection
  • Increased support
  • Improved performance
  • Reduced pain

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

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

  • Wrist sprains and strains
  • Knee sprains and strains
  • Ankle sprains and strains

What types of orthotics can help performance in skateboarding?

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

  • Shock absorbing insoles
  • Wrist supports
  • Knee supports
  • Ankle supports
  • Custom made helmets
  • Custom made wrist protection
  • Custom made knee protection
  • Custom made elbow protection

Who uses orthotics in skateboarding?

Tony Hawk

Name Tony Hawk

Discipline Skateboarding

Achievements Former world champion

Orthotic Shock absorbing insoles

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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