There are a variety of names you ll come across such as:
Whichever name you use or know them by they all suggest that it s a device that is placed inside your shoe to improve any biomechanical mal-alignment.
There are many different types or brands and different levels of manufacturing.
OTS - off the shelf - generic ones that are suitable for most people and generally offer just extra support.
Semi bespoke and bespoke are usually the types that are issued with a prescriptive benefit. These types of orthoses are used in clinical assessment. Sometimes a cast may be required to be taken depending on the requirements. This will all be discussed at your appointment if the clinician feels this is the necessary treatment.