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A 59-year-old female asked:

Have over pronation, i remove footbeds & use orthotics. many women's shoes slip up & down at heel. recommend type of shoes to wear.

4 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Libby Putnam
Podiatry 13 years experience
Athletic shoes.: Some orthotics are made to fit in narrower dress shoes, but as a general rule you're going to want athletic shoes. They're the most supportive, and will accommodate the bulk of any orthotic device best. Depending on your foot type, there are lots of brands to choose from, but you can start with asics, new balance, saucony, brooks, or mizuno?
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
39 years experience
Wear a : Lace up shoe is the shoe of choice or place small velcro in shoe and bottom of orthotic and that usually prevents slipping.
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Dr. Stuart Plotkin
Podiatry 43 years experience
Shoes: Very common complaint among women. Unfortunately the best shoes for orthotics have a strong heel counter and some closure, either lace, velcro or strap ( note this is advice only. You must contact your primary care physician or podiatrist for an examination).
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Orthotics: What you need to do is wear the shoe that the orthotics need as much as possible. When you need the more stylish shoes the tricks such as velcro, etc mentioned already work well and will get you through. See your podiatrist for more help.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat commented
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have your feet measured by a Pedorthist or by a Podiatrist. They can give you recommendations based on your foot type.
Dec 11, 2013
Last updated Nov 8, 2014

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