Dr. Steven Meacham, D.C.

Sole Support Custom Orthotics

What are Orthotics?


An orthotic is a supportive device which is placed inside footwear, to change the mechanical function of the foot. It works dynamically during weight-bearing activities like walking, running, and standing. Ideally, it should provide full, custom and corrected arch contact so that the foot works in a biomechanically correct way.


To date, only Sole Supports™ manufactures full arch contact orthotics. The reason is simple: they are more difficult to make because they must actually change the way your foot works and be comfortable at the same time. Other orthotics are either just cushions or give a more generic, insufficient arch support not customized to your foot. They may feel fine but, by failing to actually correct faulty foot mechanics, will not prevent the usual painful deformities or syndromes.


sole_support.jpgWhy Sole Supports™?

Sole Supports™ are the only custom orthotics available today that have been developed to actually change foot posture and function during weight-bearing activities.


The corrected position of the foot is captured by a unique casting technique that emulates a healthy stance. The resulting casts are never "corrected" to arbitrarily lower arch height as is common in the industry. The resulting shell fits your foot foot like a glove and is machine calibrated to have the best properties of flex and rigidity based on the patient's weight, foot flexibility and activity level.


The goal is to significantly limit pronation, facilitate supination and yet flex just enough for comfort. This custom level of rigidity/flex makes Sole Supports™ unique in the industry and extrememly effective at improving foot function. Dr. Steve Meacham has completed advanced clinical training in biomechanics and orthotics and has been certified in the use of Sole Supports Gait-Referenced Casting technology since 2005.



Dr. Steven J. MeachamCustom Orthotics Workshops in Wentzville, Missouri


Dr. Meacham offers group workshops and custom orthotic fittings on certain dates. Please visit our schedule to sign up online. You may also schedule an appointment for a consultation by calling (636) 332-3333.


For professional pricing on any of the products offered on their website, contact us at dr.steve@advancedfamily3333.com