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Doctor insights on: Birkenstock Insoles

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Birkenstock cause calf pain?

Birkenstock cause calf pain?

Possible: They have nice arches and if someone is not use to it, you can feel strain in the calf as muscles are readjusting the way you are walking..... ...Read more

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Is birkenstocks recommended for people with foot pains?

Is birkenstocks recommended for people with foot pains?

I recommend them: But not all can tolerate them, so if you can tolerate then yes, it's almost like you have a built in non custom orthotic. ...Read more

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Are birkenstocks effective for people with foot pains?

Are birkenstocks effective for people with foot pains?

Depends on : The foot pains they suffer from. But, as a sandal/shoe i like them as they offer good arch support. ...Read more

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Which are the good shoes for bunions? Are birkenstocks good?

Which are the good shoes for bunions? Are birkenstocks good?

Wide toe box: The toe box, or end of your shoe should not rub or bind your forefoot. The tender bump is the area to avoid rubbing. Birkenstocks are great with a nice wide toe box. ...Read more

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Pain and tightness in Achilles after wearing birkenstocks. What is cause?

Pain and tightness in Achilles after wearing birkenstocks. What is cause?

Low heel shoe: Birkenstock sandals usually have low heel cushion meaning your heel is closer to the ground. As a result, there is tension on your achilles tendon. If you normally wear dress shoes or heels then it will really be tight due to the achilles tendon being shortened and contracted. Important to remember to stretch your calf muscles. ...Read more

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How effective are store bought orthotics like spenco in replacing insoles?

How effective are store bought orthotics like spenco in replacing insoles?

They CAN be great!: Keep in mind that they are an over-the-counter product, but they can be very good for your feet. Their thinthotic can be heat molded to give more (or less) arch that it come in the package. Their newer line of polysorb total support has really surprised me in how beneficial it can be. They have a large number of products and I have found them to be all some patients need. Good replacement insoles! ...Read more

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Is it helpful to wear my insoles in my marching shoes?

Absolutely!!!!!!!!: Marching requires different positions of your foot than normal walking and therfore the pressure on your foot is redistributed differently. Your insoles and especially custom orthotics will have a significant difference on your waking/marching mechanics. Good luck with the hurricane up there. ...Read more

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I've been fitted with insoles and now I'm getting pain and pins + needles in my ankle that's got pin and plate. Is it the insoles that's the issue?

I've been fitted with insoles and now I'm getting pain and pins + needles in my ankle that's got pin and plate. Is it the insoles that's the issue?

It's a possibility: But sounds like a lot going on there and we don't know enough of your situation to give a precise answer. Like; when and Jenny was the hardware put in, do you have any swelling on that foot, any medical problems, taking any medication, what else was injured when you injured that foot\anklle etc ...Read more

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What is a good insole for someone with high arches?

What is a good insole for someone with high arches?

Custom Orthotics: If you have a nigh arch, most otc inserts willnot offer enough support. See your local podiatrist and ask about custom orthotics, that are made to fit your arches. ...Read more

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