A 52-year-old member asked:
can having bad orthotics cause you back pain?
4 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 18 years experience
Yes: It is possible to worsen back pain with improper shoe wear or uneven walking. This can occur with poor orthotics or often with new orthotics. If the pain does not improve in 1-2 weeks see your physician.
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Podiatry 45 years experience
Yes : If your orthotics are not properly balanced and made for your feet it could cause low back pain.
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Preventive Medicine 24 years experience
Yes...: Orthotics that are improperly made and are not effectively providing stability can cause back pain.
5466 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Podiatry 42 years experience
YES: If indeed the prescription is wrong, back pain is possible. Limb length discrepancy?
493 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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