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Grass Valley Chiropractor, Chiropractor in Grass Valley, CA

John Mayfield Chiropractic


sports and family practice

(530) 272 8839

Our Services

It is important to have good shoes. They provide a stable foundation to your gait. Most shoes offer poor stability. For most people the orthotics you can buy in a sports store will provide better stability than the foot bed most shoemakers provide.

Occasionally a patient will come in with ankle problems where the forefoot or heel does not align to the ground. In situations like that custom made orthotics are necessary to correct knee/ankle and foot problems that store bought orthotics will not correct.

After I get everything aligned, I make a cast of the foot; provide the degrees of correction necessary so the orthotic allows the foot to contact the ground in a healthy manner. Not everyone needs custom orthotics, but when you do they are a blessing. I have found that the combination of temporarily shoring up a profound ankle deficit with orthotics, and correcting the posture/gait problem, the ankle often comes back to its normal healthy state. After that, store bought orthotics are quite adequate.


Custom Foot Orthotics are excellent for helping with all types of foot related ailments. We are happy to offer orthotics in our Grass Valley chiropractic office.