Arch support thongs were created by an Orthopedic Physiotherapist in Melbourne, Australia, as a viable alternative to regular flat thongs. Arch Supports Thongs resemble ‘regular’ thongs but provide the same level of support as a regular orthotic, offering more comfort than what is normally thought possible in a standard thong. They have been approved by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA), making it easier for people to buy them. However, you should always check with your doctor before using one, especially if you have any medical conditions that could make the use of such a device dangerous or ineffective.
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Arch supports and regular thongs provide two different ways to relieve pain from various conditions, including arthritis, plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, shin splints, and plantar fasciitis. The difference between arch supports and regular thongs is that with a regular orthotics, the arch supports take the place of the bones supporting the arch. With the arch supports, the arch support stretches the tissues around the arch, relieving pain. This is done by the use of thin straps with a hook, which then pull the arch support through the stretched area, relieving the pressure that builds up over time, and reducing the effects of arthritis. When compared to a regular orthotic, it offers more than twice the support, and three times the comfort, making arch support thongs a far more comfortable choice than regular thongs, and providing additional relief to those who suffer from pain.