Heel Lifts (TRIO Elevators – Talar Made – 5 Pairs)
Heel lifts (or heel wedges) are components typically used to modify orthotics (or place in your shoe under your insole without orthotics) to raise your heel by a certain amount. This tilts your foot and ankle forwards, towards the toes, changing biomechanics and reducing stress on certain structures. PhysioAdvisor sells the Talar Made Trio Elevator Heel Lifts as they are one of the most commonly recommended brands by Physiotherapists. Talar Made Trio Elevator Heel Lifts have an adhesive undersurface on the bottom allowing them to be optimally placed within your shoe. Alternatively the covering for the adhesive undersurface can be left on allowing the heel wedges to be moved from one set of shoes to the next.
Heel lifts are excellent for the treatment of:
- Achilles Tendonitis (Tendinopathy)
- Severs Disease
- Calf Strains
- Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy
- Ankle Sprains
- Achilles Enthesopathy
- Anterior Ankle Impingement
- Ankle Synovitis
Heel lifts can reduce stress on the ankle, Achilles tendon and calf during weight bearing activities such as standing, walking and running, particularly in the case of reduced calf or ankle flexibility (decreased dorsiflexion range of motion). When used in clinical practise for appropriate conditions, patients often feel an immediate improvement in comfort and reduction in pain during walking. Heel wedges can accelerate recovery from injury and reduce injury aggravation, pain and swelling. Generally, Heel wedges should be used under both feet to ensure symmetry when walking. Heel lifts can also be used under one foot, to balance a structural short leg (i.e. “leg length discrepancy”) or to treat pain in the knees, hips or lower back, arising from leg length differences. Heel Wedges are also popularly used as a way to appear taller.
TRIO Elevator Heel Lifts
TRIO Elevators come in 6 different heights and should be placed under the heel area of the orthotic or under your heel in your shoe (usually under the insole). Choose between small, medium or large size. They are manufactured from extra firm density to prevent wearing out or crushing.
Features & Benefits
- Sold in retail packets of 5 pairs (10 heel wedges total)
- Extra firm density to prevent wearing out or compression from body weight
- Adhesive backing
- Great Colour – if applied to open shoes, the warm grey colour is much less visible
- 4mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
- 6mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
- 8mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
- 10mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
- 12mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
- 15mm height – Small, Medium, or Large
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- Must not be used – only tried on for size (for example – at a shoe store, you cannot buy a pair of shoes and walk in them for a day and then take them back – the same rule applies for our goods! We will NOT refund for used items!). Items must not be soiled worn or damaged. Braces etc which have been tried on for size will be fine, however, wearing an item even for short periods of time may result in stains, marks, damages and occasionally smells which will render the item unfit for re-sale. Items which do not meet the above criteria may be ineligible for a refund.
- You must also return the packaging as well as the item itself. Pack the packaging with care. It is needed for reselling. All original packaging must be returned undamaged. When sending items back for return it is essential to ensure they are packaged so as not to damage any part of the item. Items returned with damaged packaging may incur penalties of up to 20% of the total cost of the product (before GST) not being refunded.
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- For swap for size, you must also pay the postage for the replacement items (ideally via a pre-paid post satchel – this will usually be a similar amount to the original shipping charge). Please include a pre-paid post satchel when returning your item. For larger items that will not fit in a pre-paid post satchel, credit card details will be required for the return postage fee. PhysioAdvisor will pay for postage only on items where our records show that the item has been picked, invoiced or despatched incorrectly. PhysioAdvisor will not refund the postage costs if our system shows the order to be picked, invoiced and despatched correctly.
- 30 day time limit – No returns, exchanges, or faulty item credits will be accepted after 30 days from the time of issue.
- A Credit Request Form must be filled out in full, signed and attached to the goods being returned along with a copy of the invoice (as proof of purchase). Failure to do this will result in delays before any item can be refunded and may void the credit request.
- You are responsible for ensuring the item is delivered to our suppliers address as outlined below. We recommend you use registered post when returning your item. This is important to ensure your item is trackable, as regular post may occassionally lose mail. We will not be held responsible if your item does not arrive at our supplier.
Deliver directly to: Returns & Exchanges, PhysioAdvisor, Sportstek, PO Box 576, Hornsby, NSW, 1630, Australia.
This policy applies to any item purchased from PhysioAdvisor.
All goods returned as faulty will be inspected for a manufacturing defect. If deemed faulty, a repair, refund or exchange will be given. We will refund the product provided you have proof of purchase, without this we can only offer exchanges for the same product. Shipping will not be refunded unless the goods were sent in error. If you have any queries please contact us.
What to return
- All of the product and its parts
- All of the packaging
- A copy of the invoice / receipt
- A completed and signed copy of the Credit Request Form
- Your contact details
Returns postal address
Returns & Exchanges, PhysioAdvisor, Sportstek, PO Box 576, Hornsby, NSW, 1630, Australia.
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