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If using orthotics causes pain after wearing them for 1hr should I continue to try them or give it up tried using them for 5 days and ots no better ?

If using orthotics causes pain after wearing them for 1hr should I continue to try them or give it up tried using them for 5 days and ots no better ?

No: Orthotic are design to help not heart you, they should be comfortable to wear, if you have problem please back to your orthotics' have make adjustments on it or change it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Libby Putnam
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Orthotics (Definition)

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


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Can having bad orthotics cause you back pain?

Can having bad orthotics cause you back pain?

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. ...Read more

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What's the likely cause of pain in the back of my heels after explosive movements (running, jumping)? I've tried rest, orthotics, stretching, etc.

Achilles: Could be achilles tendinitis which can put you at risk for achilles rupture ...Let your heel tell you what you can and can't do... Pain is the body's protective mechanism. ...Read more

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