skiing orthotics

Skiing is an exhilarating winter sport that demands precision, balance, and control. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a recreational skier, the right equipment is crucial for enhancing your performance and preventing injuries. One often overlooked but essential component is bespoke orthotics designed specifically for your ski boots. Foot Factor’s unique expertise was gained working […]

Best Hiking Trails in Autumn in the UK

Autumn is the perfect time to explore the United Kingdom’s breathtaking hiking trails. Whether you prefer the rugged beauty of the Scottish Highlands, the serene lakes of the Lake District, or the ancient woodlands of the New Forest, you’ll find a trail that matches your preferences. Here are a few of our favourite Autumn hiking […]

Solutions for Overpronation in Runners

Overpronation is a common concern among runners. With normal pronation, the foot rolls inward up to 15 per cent, comes in complete contact with the ground, and can support the body weight effectively and absorb the shock. However when the foot rolls more than 15 per cent inward the foot and ankle have problems stabilising […]

school orthhotics

Supporting healthy development The start of a new school year often also means new school shoes but you may not have considered getting them fitted with custom or our new semi-custom orthotics. School days often involve long hours of standing and walking, especially if the child is walking to and from school every day and […]

Golf Orthotics

The Foot Factor team gained their expert knowledge of biomechanics for golf by training with Biomecaswing at Terre Blanche, whose founder Jean-Jacques Rivet is the French Golf Team Biomechanist. Golf, often hailed as a sport of precision and finesse, places unique demands on the human body. A golfer’s swing, stance, and balance are vital for […]

everyday orthotics

  Finding Comfort in Every Step Semi-custom orthotics are our new lower-cost solution for everyday comfort and support. High-quality, heat-moulded insoles create a personalised fit which will make a world of difference to your morning commute and throughout the day. The service still includes our trademark diagnosis and evaluation, meaning that you’ll a great result at […]

Walks london

While there are plenty of great walks in London, sometimes you might feel the need to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers don’t need to travel too far, just beyond Zone 6 there are plenty of enticing walking trails to explore. In this article, we will ‘walk’ you […]


Photo: Markus Spiske, Norbert and Foot factor have made orthotics for Tour de France riders since 1991. We are watching the 110th edition of the Tour de France with interest and cheering on the pro riders wearing Foot factor insoles. The challenging course for the 2023 Tour is providing an exciting and surprising race […]

Norbert Ataxia

Norbert took part in Parallel Windsor last weekend, raising funds for Ataxia UK Many of our customers will know our Founder and mentor Norbert. Norbert has Ataxia which is a degenerative disease of the nervous system and is no longer able to work in the clinic but continues to guide and advise the Team. Norbert […]