Speed Skating with Formthotics - orthotics that move

13 February 2018 - posted by Amy Holyfield

Formthotics is honoured to be the main sponsor and technical partner of the KNSB Baanselectie Twente - one of the top Dutch speed skating teams in The Netherlands (and the world - as the Dutch do love their skating!) for the next 4 years. Formthotics insoles plans to contribute to helping these skaters perform better during training and games. The unique cooperation was confirmed September 2017.

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Formthotics orthotics help prevent Lower Limb Injuries

05 February 2018 - posted by Amy Holyfield

Lower limb injuries can be a major issue for military personnel. Any time major field work, training, and requirements that keep an individual on his or her feet for hours at a time can cause a lot of  trauma in the legs and feet.  Formthotics has had the privilege of working with La Trobe University, in Melbourne, Australia, to assist in a series of research studies to determine if orthoses can assist in preventing lower leg and foot injuries. This past October 2017, research was published from LaTrobe University on lower limb overuse injury prevention with Formthotics (Bonanno DR, et al. Br J Sports Med 2017;0:1–6. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2017-098273) conducted with Navy military recruits. The findings were astounding. Out of a sample size of 306 naval recruits who were fitted with Formthotics, there was a 34% reduction in common lower limb injuries

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