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Is There A Prosthetic Foot That Will Allow Me To Wear High Heels
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Prosthetics replace a part of the body. A prosthesis is the name of the device. For example, a prosthetic leg replaces a lost leg. Artificial legs or arms are common examples. Prosthetic teeth are also common. On occasion the device used for a joint replacement (new knee for example) is referred to as ...Read more
Not really: But high heels are known to cause all sorts of foot problems. ...Read more
For flatfeet/o0verpronation & wear orthotics is it good to wear the orthotics w a shoe tha already has an arch built in? Too much support? Are you a podiatrist?
Is it ok to wear previously gently worn shoes of someone else. If the new owner of the shoes wears orthotics for overpronation and bunions?
Is there an orthopedic surgeon in existence that could make my feet smaller without losing the ability to walk
my shoe size is 16 6E and would like a thinner foot so that it doesn't cause a long term financial strain?
Are there custom made to order prescription compression socks? Foot area too short, heel zone is in middle of foot, not at the heel where it should be.
Yes: actually quite an industry on them. They vary from ones that you can buy at a medical goods store that are merely different sizes (and maybe slightly different shapes), to wrapping at a physical therapy place. The physical therapist would be able to know about other modalities, BUT this is for swelling / edema. Shoe inserts are from a PODIATRIST. ...Read more
Foot drop: Foot drop is associated with l5, sciatic, or peroneal nerve injuries. The muscles intreated by these are the stabilizers of your ankle. The most unstable position of the ankle is the place you put yourself into wearing a high heel. Absolutely not safe! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: I am not sure what type of injury you sustained. If it was an ankle injury your ankle may not be stable enough for you to stay safe in heels. Other type of injuries, once healed, may allow you to wear your heels again. Consult your doctor and get a second opinion. Maybe lowering your heel height may be the answer, fashionable and safe too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it better for a baby to walk barefoot or with shoes who holds the ankle? What about sandals for summer? Should it holds ankle too?
Once the foot arch falls is there anything to do to restore the normal arch? I'm afraid my arch fell after I changed shoes. The arch was higher before
TPTD?: You write as if it's only one foot. The most common cause of unilateral (one side) flatfoot in an adult is called Tibialis Posterior Tendon Dysfunction. Without treatment, it usually gets worse over time. See a board certified podiatrist-contact ABFAS.org to find one by you, or a foot/ankle trained orthopedist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2nd toe crossing over.Ortho PA says wait and see if it progresses to hammertoe/can't wear normal shoes. Is there anything to prevent those outcomes?
See below: A stiffed sole open to shoe would be best. ...Read more
Wear 1/2 orthotics and remove insoles of shoes, so big toe that stix up won't hurt. Must wear some cushioning at toes to prevent shocks to knee?
Metatarsal Cushion: Some of our patients need that extra room in their shoes because the big toe sticks up too much. Try a spenco insert for that extra cushion but cut out the area under the toes to give them more room. You can also try to add a hapad metatarsal support to the end of the orthotic device to attempt to take pressure off the metatarsals. www.hapad.com (get small adhesive met pads) dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can wearing a lose dress shoe cause ankle pain? I buy my dress shoes to fit my right foot which has a bunion, so the left shoe is a little lose.
Yes: Since this would affect your gate and stability of your joints. In addition, the rubbing from a loose shoe may cause skin irritation as well. Perhaps you need to talk to a shoe repair shop to find out if they can stretch out a proper size shoe for the right foot to accommodate the bunion. ...Read more
What is the recommended type of footwear for someone with flat feet? Do i need to switch the same orthotics from shoe to shoe or can wear diff brand?
Why do they make half orthotics and full orthotics and what is the difference it makes to the foot or arch I pronate?
No diff in support: The most important part of the orthotic is from the heel to behind the metatarsal heads where the rigid support ends. This is what controls the motion in the foot. It makes minimal diiference if it is full or 3/4 length.The padding beyond this is for comfort and cushining and is a option for those who like the feel of a full lenght orthotic. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
CRPS diagnosed after foot injury and surgery. Hard to wear shoes, but moon boot can be worn carefully over foot and protects it. Is that fine?
Can you tell me, are there any braces made for a broken fibula just above the ankle that would allow me to compete sooner?
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