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Are Bad Orthotics Worse For Your Health Than No Orthotics At All
Probably: Orthotics that are made with fairly hard material are very "controlling". If they tip your feet in the wrong direction, usually rolling inward, it can cause a lot of ankle, knee and foot pain. Soft, over the counter types of orthotics are of no help in my opinion. See a podiatrist for a good evaluation with some old shoes and your orthotics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A orthotic is a small piece of medical equipment that braces a bone and/or joint, to keep it in a better position, either at rest, during activities, or both. Examples of orthotics are plastic ankle braces to aid recovery from an ankle sprain, arched insoles to support flat feet, ankle-foot braces to help kids with cerebral ...Read more
I need to find a podiatrist to heat adjust my orthotics. My physician of 20 years suddenly became ill 2 weeks ago and closed his practice , and passed away this week. I have 2 pair of casted orthotics - they are labeled 3.0 sport system from pal health
Yes: Orthotics can help ankle problems. When a foot is moderatly to severly pronated it causes added stress to the ankle joints. By using a orthotic to stop the pronation it will help keep the ankle in better alignment. Orthotics also absorb shock . They can be benificial for helping relive ankle pain and problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bad ankle and my therapist said that I am going to need orthotics. What are some type of them?
There are different : Types made out of different materials etc. Usually, the doctor will evaluate your problem and take into consideration the shoes you wear so that the devices will fit. An appropriate rx can be made depending on the foot ailment. ...Read more
My wife suffers from pubic sympisis ...Its so bad that she can no longer sit ...She is in bed almost all the time ...Could orthotic alignment help?
Osteitis Pubis: Pubic symphysis pain my results from asymmetric forces on the pubic symphysis. Leg length differences my be a cause. Therefore a heal lift my help. Sacroiliac belts can sometimes help as well. ...Read more
I have had 3 steroid inj into bursa they help pain for about 2weeks then it's really bad again i'm walking with bad limp and pain is bad have orthotics and done strengthen exercise but no effec
The outside of my right foot has a burning and tingling sensation and it gets worse as the day goes on. I've tried all remedies, orthotics , acupunct?
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