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Doctor insights on: The Best Hiking Boots For Narrow Feet

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What are the best running shoe for supination?

What are the best running shoe for supination?

Running professional: I would go to a specialty running store, not a general retail outlet, and talk to someone who is knowledgeable about many type of foot alignment and shoe design. They often let you try the shoes out. ...Read more

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What are the best shoe to buy for flat feet to exercise?

What are the best shoe to buy for flat feet to exercise?

Removable insoles: Buy a shoe that is really comfortable for you that has removable insoles, since most of the insoles in shoes are junk. Replace them with (my opinion) spenco polysorb insoles - walker/runner, cross trainer, or total support. http://www.spenco.com/products/footcare. ...Read more

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What are the best long distance running shoes for over pronation?

What are the best long distance running shoes for over pronation?

I would recommend : An orthotic to control the biomechanics and worry less on which exact sneaker. ...Read more

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What is the best running shoes for high arch foot?

What is the best running shoes for high arch foot?

I like New Balance: If you have a high arch you will probably need an orthotic in any shoe you try. ...Read more

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What is the best type of cross training shoe for shin splints and flat feet?

What is the best type of cross training shoe for shin splints and flat feet?

Anti-pronation: If you go to a running store and ask to see anti-pronation running shoes, these will potentially address your problem; new balance is just one example of a brand that makes them. ...Read more

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Is there a way to narrow the heel in shoes? I have the odd combinationof 2e wideforefeet and 2a narrow heels with a high instep

Is there a way to narrow the heel in shoes? I have the odd combinationof 2e wideforefeet and 2a narrow heels with a high instep

Yes : There absolutely is a way to narrow a heel. A good shoemaker will be able to integrate a custom orthotic with deep heel seat and flanges to your shoe do your heel will not slip out. I have done it successfully many times. ...Read more

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What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?

What is the best arch support or brace to wear for plantar fasciitis while running long distances?

A custom orthotic!: A good, supportive shoe and a custom orthotic is the very best. See your podiatrist for recommendations on shoes for your particular feet, and ask them about over the counter vs. Custom orthotics. ...Read more

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What are the best walking shoes for ankle pain?

What are the best walking shoes for ankle pain?

Whatever feels best: For arthritic conditions, a shoe with a cushioned heel and rocker sole such as a running shoe work well. For unstable ankles, a shoe with a broader base and more ankle support (light weight hiking boot). Ultimately, whatever shoe produces the least amount of pain is a good choice. ...Read more

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What is the best aerobic shoe for flat feet?

What is the best aerobic shoe for flat feet?

Stability shoe: Generally, i advise patients with flat feet to wear shoes with a rigid mid-sole (doesn't bend in the middle). You can always add an arch support or custom foot orthotic if necessary. Make sure the shoe is correctly sized in length and width. ...Read more

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What is the best running shoes for people with past ankle/foot injuries?

Running shoe: Asics, brooks, saucony and mizuno are some of the best. ...Read more

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What?Are the best orthotics for soccer shoes?

What?Are the best orthotics for soccer shoes?

Soccer boots: Do not have much room. Also, for the running and sudden changes of direction, there has to be some flexibility to the supportive shell. Orthotics come as rigid, semirigid, semiflexible and flexible. For soccer, i'd choose something semiflexible. Supportive enough without being overly rigid or overly flexible. Your podiatrist may have otc versions in stock or can make custom if needed. ...Read more

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Hypermobile first ray in foot from overpronation. better for orthotics/insoles to raise the metatarsal/toe or leave them flat in line with the others?

Hypermobile first ray in foot from overpronation. better for orthotics/insoles to raise the metatarsal/toe or leave them flat in line with the others?

First Ray Hypermobil: First Ray hypermobility means that the arch side of your foot is loose and unstable typically due to overpronation. The treatment is to stabilize the foot by means of taping, shoe selection, foot exercises and some form of arch support (custom or OTC). Dr Rich Blake ...Read more

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What are the best brand of compression socks for working out and running with plantar fasciitis ?

What are the best brand of compression socks for working out and running with plantar fasciitis ?

Compression: Socks won't help plantar fascitis learn how to strap it or better see a podiatrist for all your treatment options and they can show you how to strap it. ...Read more

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What are the advantages to wearing a boot for plantar fisciatus as opposed to custom orthotics?

Plantar fascitis: You should not be wearing a boot at all for this condition unless you have a torn plantar fascia. ...Read more

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Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Podiatrist only. 4 overpronation/bunion best shoes/boots w laces  have boots laces start 2 in. Higher on foot near ankle enough support?

Add support: Either an over the counter support like power steps or super feet would be helpful but if your feet are severely probated a prescription orthotic may be necessary. High running shoes a high lacing boot would also be helpful. ...Read more

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Is a more flat hiking shoes is the best for high arch?

Is a more flat hiking shoes is the best for high arch?

Not necessarily: The most important thing in any shoe is support for the arch. If the arch is too low it may not give enough support. If it is too high it will be uncomfortable. Try to find a boot that has a removable arch so you can take it out and examine it and also try it out to see how it feels. If it feels supportive and does not hurt, then it is probably right for your foot type. ...Read more

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What are best shoes to wear after a broken ankle, for both safety and to minimize swelling? Any tips appreciated!

What are best shoes to wear after a broken ankle, for both safety and to minimize swelling? Any tips appreciated!

Comfort, Stability: Great question ...Often pt will wear flip flops or other shoes that fit with end of day swelling. You want to get a shoe that protects and stabilizes your foot, like a running shoe. Consider with toy doc compression hose or bracine as well if needed at your stage of rehab. ...Read more

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