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Midland Drive Podiatrist | Midland Drive Orthotics | MI | Midland Family Footcare |

Midland Family Footcare
Lawrence Sternberg, DPM 
2924 Manor Drive, Midland, MI
(989) 631-0200
Email: mffc2924@ameritech.net



Orthotic devices are custom made arch supports that allow for a more normal walking cycle.  The normal person undergoes a characteristic cycle during normal walking.  A variation to the cycle can cause foot, leg or back pain.  Orthotics try to control and foot and recreate the normal gait cycle.


A biomechanical exam is performed in the office to evaluate foot and gait deformities.  A plaster mold is then fabricated to allow a plaster model of the foot to be formed by the orthotic company.  The plaster mold is then used to thermoplastically form a custom insole out of a number of different materials.


While graphite and polyproprylene are most commonly used, many other materials can be incorporated into an othotic device.  Some patients require more flexibility while others more control.  It is our job to come up with the right solution for the patient.



Orthotics can be used for all ages and all types of feet.  Children's intoeing and out-toeing can be corrected using heel stabilizers.  High arch (pes cavus) and flat feet (pes panus) are also addressed by these simple devices.


Common conditions such as heel spurs and bunions can be accommodated by orthotics.  Simply changing the way the foot functions can eliminate a host of foot pain.

Midland Drive Podiatrist | Midland Drive Orthotics | MI | Midland Family Footcare |
Midland Drive Podiatrist Midland Family Footcare is a poidiatry office providing Orthotics, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Midland Drive, MI. We also do Conditions, Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Planter Warts, Planter Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the 48640 area and surrounding areas in Midland Drive