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A 45-year-old member asked:

Should i wear special shoes with orthotics?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
For what?: In general, you want to wear supportive shoes, and orthotics can be additional correction if you have a flat foot, a high arch, or some other deformity causing you discomfort. That said, not everyone needs correction.
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Dr. Robert Conenello
Sports Medicine 32 years experience
No: A neutral shoe that does not have any additional motion control is an ideal starting point.
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Last updated Sep 25, 2018

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