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Side effects of orthotics. Sweaty feet?

Side effects of orthotics. Sweaty feet?

Materials: If you have sweaty feet then you can treat your sweaty feet. If you feel the material on the device is causing the sweaty feet there are more breathable topcovers that can be used. ...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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Are there any side effects from wearing orthotics?

Yes: Orthotics are primarily for comfort. If they hurt, they are not helping you. Some orthotics prescribed can make a condition worse such as if an orthotic with a high arch is given to a patient with a cavus foot. ...Read more

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Is it okay if the side of your foot side aches with custom orthotics ?

Is it okay if the side of your foot side aches with custom orthotics ?

No!: A custom orthotic should not cause any pain! if your foot aches, it can often be addressed with a simple adjustment. ...Read more

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How to get ris of sweaty feet and bad smell ?

Smelly feet: Sweaty and smelly feet often times go hand in hand. first wash your feet with special foot cleanser, spray your feet with anti-fungal sprays as well as your shoes. use cotton socks when wearing shoes ( will help absorb sweat), and spray your shoes with anti-fungal spray as well. Stay away from synthetic socks and shoes. make sure shoe is genuine leather. antipersperant foot sprays can help as well ...Read more

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Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Can sweaty feet cause athletes foot?

Moisture and fungus: Sweaty feet are conducive to fungal growth. Both moisture and fungus are essential for athletes foot. Unfortunately the causative fungi are normally present in the environment. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/athletes-foot/ds00317. ...Read more

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Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Could sweaty feet alone cause athletes foot?

Not by itself: not by itself but it certainly promotes the growth of the fungus that causes athletes foot. Try using an OTC antifungal powder like Tinactin (tolnaftate) or generics. The type of fungus that causes not by itself foot are called dermatophytes. You can google it. ...Read more

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Why is it that sweaty feet and sweaty armpits smell so different?

Feet for the most : Part are in socks and shoes, can have fungal infection superimposed as well.....So the environments are slightly different. ...Read more