The body experiences tremendous mechanical stress over a lifetime SelnerTX the worlds first adjustable Orthotic The SelnerTx offers accuracy and precision In personalizing alignment to your body's needs Turn the Wheel and unlock the power of your body's natural alignment
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THE BODY EXPERIENCES TREMENDOUS MECHANICAL STRESS OVER A LIFETIME

SELNERTX

THE WORLDS FIRST ADJUSTABLE ORTHOTIC

THE SELNERTX OFFERS ACCURACY AND PRECISION IN PERSONALIZING ALIGNMENT TO YOUR BODY'S NEEDS

TURN THE WHEEL AND UNLOCK THE POWER OF YOUR BODY'S NATURAL ALIGNMENT

HOW YOUR FOOT TYPE IMPACTS YOUR PAIN

PLEASE CHOOSE YOUR FOOT TYPE

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Pronated
Common Ailments
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Heel Pain
  • Chronic Foot & Leg Tendonitis
  • Bottom of Foot Callus
  • Hammer Toes & Bunions

One of the most common foot types, this means the arch collapses too much and unevenly distributes weight.

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Flat Foot
Common Ailments
  • Shin Splints
  • Kneecap Pain
  • Arch Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Leg Fatigue
  • Plantar Fasciitis

A flat foot will have a slightly collapsed arch due to inward rolling of the ankle.

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Neutral
Common Ailments

A neutral foot will experience small variations of the other foot type ailments.

No foot can ever be perfectly neutral, but there are a few people who might be close. These feet pronate and supinate the right amount while performing tasks, which reduces the risk of experiencing a mechanically induced problem to the foot, ankle, knee, hip or lower back.

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High Arch
Common Ailments
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Peroneal Tendinitis
  • Outside Knee Pain
  • Neuromas
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Back Pain

A natural aspect of walking, supination occurs when the foot rolls outward and has a higher arch.

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Very High Arch
Common Ailments
  • Sciatica
  • Chronic Ankle Sprains
  • Heel Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Heel Pain
  • Sesamoiditis

Those with a supinated plus foot type are at higher risk of injury due to decreased shock absorption capabilities.

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ORTHOTICS

THERE’S MORE TO OUR ORTHOTICS THAN ARCH SUPPORT

Technological advancements have led to drastic improvements in nearly every field of medicine, helping people live longer, healthier, and more comfortable lives. However, people just like you are still using the same conventional shoe inserts that are based on a philosophy and design from more than 100 years ago.

Now, in an age where technology has enhanced nearly every other form of medical treatment, Mechanical Medicine has developed a new breed of orthotics that tear down the outdated concept of “arch support” while revolutionizing your movement, pain relief, and athletic performance.

WHY YOUR FEET MATTER

Your feet are the literal foundation of your entire body. They bear your weight and are core components in the body’s movement. The gait cycle (also known as the beginning of the stride) starts when the heel of one foot contacts the ground and ends when that same foot hits the ground again. This is often the starting point of the kinetic chain, which, in biomechanics, represents how ground reaction forces travel from the foot through connected muscle, joint, and bone.

Without true mechanical alignments, these forces can impact the body in damaging ways. Since the foot is the starting point, you need to know about its key structural elements and how they influence movement before forces transfer up the kinetic chain to the knees, hips, and back. This will help you understand just how important proper alignment is to the human body. Let’s take you through it one step at a time.

THE ANKLE JOINT

Known as the “true ankle joint,” it is made up of three bones: the tibia, the fibula, and the talus. Part of its internal cushion is made up of a thin membrane known as “the synovium,” providing the ankle with a natural lubricant for movement. The ankle joint is a key component in the body that allows for dorsiflexion (upward movement) and plantarflexion (downward movement) of the foot.

THE SUBTALAR JOINT

It’s that joint you’ve never heard of, which is a shame because it’s really crucial to alignment. It’s made up of two bones: the talus and the calcaneus. There are several ligaments (known as connective tissue) that hold these bones together and tendons that attach muscles from the leg to the ankle. Much like the ankle joint dictates upward and downward movement of the foot, the subtalar joint allows for inversion (inward roll) and eversion (outward roll) of the foot.

THE ARCH

Sometimes known as the midtarsal joint, the arch is a shock absorber, the locking mechanism of your foot, and provides weight-bearing capabilities. No two arches are the same since they’re determined by the shape of local bones, the pedal ligaments, and the strength of various muscles. The structure will change whenever you move, directly impacting your foot alignment. This is one of the main reasons why conventional running insoles lose their effectiveness.

NO TWO FEET ARE THE SAME

Although virtually everyone has those joints, symptoms and pain can occur at any point of the gait cycle and will vary from person to person as forces move up the kinetic chain to the knees, hips, and back. This variation has shown a need for an adjustable device beyond insoles that can effectively control the ground reaction forces impacting the body.

IT’S NOT JUST ANY ORTHOTIC, IT’S YOUR ORTHOTIC

We recognized that the transfer of energy throughout the body should be fluid, and this became a key aspect of our philosophy. It’s also one of the main reasons why we developed the SelnerTX™ for consumers. The biggest problem with most of today’s custom insoles is that they are based on the outdated concept of arch support, and they’re made from inferior materials that don’t stand up to constant use or pounding. Arches, by nature, are designed to support static, non-moving objects like doorways. When you move, the arches of your feet shift, rendering that type of insole ineffective and often painful. In order to maintain the most efficient kinetic chain and enhance your movement, you need a highly durable, adjustable device that can adapt to dynamic conditions and keep you mechanically aligned no matter how you’re moving.

Distribution and sales: Please contact us at (310) 683 3515 or allen@mechanicalmedicine.com

BALANCE IS ESSENTIAL FOR ALIGNMENT

Running. Climbing. Standing. Without balance, an act as seemingly simple as walking can lead to unwanted aches and pains. This is the body’s way of telling us that something can be better.