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I got custom orthotics made a year ago and it eliminated pain in my left arch but I still get a sharp pain in my right arch what is the next step?
Re do.: Re-evaluate the right arch.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
I accidentally stepped on top of a belt buckle over the ball of my foot for a few seconds. I was wearing supportive shoes with orthotics at the time.
Had Tenex (guanfacine) surg 4 chronic plantar fasciosis 7 weeks ago, no relief. Also tendon repair on outer ankle. Also tried p/t, orthotics, boot. Next step? Pain!
B/L pain plantar aspect both feet with radiation into medial ankles; dx as plantar fasciitis. No relief from injections or orthotics. Next step?
Second opinion: There are a number of more involved options for plantar fasciitis that does not respond to traditional treatments including orthotics and injections as you have had; among these options is surgery. You might consider getting a second opinion as well. Tarsal tunnel syndrome could potentially explain the symptoms you are describing. ...Read more
Paid $320 for dr ordered custom orthotics and my foot slides forward in the shoe making the arch support like a heel lift. Is this common? Solutions?
Specialized labs.: While a number of different types of medical professionals prescribe orthotics, and take foot impressions, most are probably made at independent labs and sent back to the prescribing professional for dispensing to the patient. I would guess that very few professionals personally make the orthotics on site. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers