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Slippers With Arch Support
Not necessarily : Although it's important to try and keep your feet from becoming flatter. It is possible that a higher arched shoe could cause strain or pressure on areas that won't like it. Persons who are flat-footed need more biomechanical control more than support. I advise, consulting with your local area podiatrist first. ...Read more
Have overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. Type of sneaker best to wear? Stability or neutral. I wear the orthotics w sneakers.
The orthotic is : More important than the sneaker type in my opinoin. If your orthotic is well made and controls the hyperpronation this is most important. ...Read more
Have mild-moderate Overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. OK to wear stabilizing athletic sneakers without orthotics?Same support?
Not as supportive: It is okay to wear athletic shoes without orthotics, but you will not get the same level of support for your arch. Custom orthotics conform to your arch and can help limit excessive pronation. The best combination for support is to wear custom orthotics with a stable athletic shoe. This becomes even more important if you participate in high-impact activities like running. ...Read more
Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?
Have overpronation/bunion Podiatrist said custom orthotics not needed over counter good. Lace up shoes better for support than mary janes w thick strap?
All depend: All depend of the severity of the pronation and ethiology.Mild pronation can be treated with over the counter orthotics, however more severe pronation need custon made ones with especific characteristics incorporated into the design/construction to adrees the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Use orthotic 4 overpronation+bunion used 2 wear aa width shoe age+bunin med width now.Heel backof heel&ankle still narrow should wear custom made shoe?
Gel heel liner: There are so many shapes and sizes of feet that shoe manufacturers cannot possibly make shoes for every need. What i would recommend you do is find a shoe that fits your toes and then purchase a gel heel liner that goes into the back of the shoe to help snug the shoe around the heel. You can search online for gel heel liners and you will likely find a company that sells them.N. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Look for: Look for a shoe that has a wide and deep toe box. Consider a material that stretches (like lycra or mesh). Look at the seams because those sites are areas that "stretch" in the shoe. Also, consider looking at the shape of the sole and find a straight last shoe. Bunions and flat arches tend to be overpronators and a straight last shoe is less likely to promote that motion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Off rack canvas sneakers supportive enough for mild overpronation (use over counter orthotic custom not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?
For this: You need to consult a podiatrist. The shoe you describe is probably not adequate for your needs. ...Read more
Orthaheel strap slippers good 4 overpronation/flatfeet? They say heel counter gives support. Like clogs except back of heel tiny bit higher.
Flat feet sense: The product you are asking about is designed to help with mild pronation with a prefabricated sandal design. If you need treatment for pronation, you should see your podiatrist. This brand does help with mild cases of pronation by supporting the arch with a deeper heel cup. They are not custom orthotics but are useful for walking short distances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Canvas sneakers off the rack supportive enough for mild overpronationbunion (custom made orthotic not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?
I wear orthotic 4 over-pronation & bunion. Leather ankle booties which tie up r what i wear. Inserts unmovable. I place orthotics on top of them is ok?
Is a soft shoe such as a canvas sneaker which has an arch support, supportive enough? Stronger material ex. Leather more supportive than canvas?
I think so : And yes. The support at the bottom is more important than the sides but why not have both? ...Read more
Flat feet. Plantar fascia issues. Use superfeet blue (low support) ,stretch and ice. Is more arch support needed or will it make things worse?
Wear orthotics 4 overpronation, flat feet & bunion. Wearing orthotics while sitting for large amounts of time beneficial?
Depends: There's an adage that says "if you don't use it, you lose it." if that's what you are worried about by using an over the counter arch support, you may think it can weaken the foot. However, if prescribed properly, orthotics allow the foot to function efficiently and can be preventative by reducing the factors that can lead to degenerative changes in joints and tendons. ...Read more
What type of shoes to wear w orthotics for overpronation? Many women's shoes slip up & down at back esp. When original footbed is replaced w orthotic.
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