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Doctor insights on: The Best Hiking Boots With Ankle Support

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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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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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Should i wear arches for the best support and overall foot health?

Should i wear arches for the best support and overall foot health?

It depends: Most good supportive shoes have some arch support built-in. If you are wearing flat shoes, or have some pain/fatigue/aching in your arches or legs arch supports can be a good idea. Start with an over-the-counter arch support first, and if you still have issues see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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Have overpronation/flat feet & wear orthotics. Type of sneaker best to wear? Stability or neutral. I wear the orthotics w sneakers.

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

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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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Can wearing a brace help with tendonitis in the knee?

Can wearing a brace help with tendonitis in the knee?

Knee tendinitis : Tendinitis usually indicated a condition that is relatively acute or less than 6 weeks. Tendinosis is a disease of the tendon and is a chronic condition. Tendinitis is treated with relative rest, ice, and antiinflammatory. Tendinosis is treated with exercise(eccentric), and bracing can help symptoms. Also used is graston techniques, astym, prolotherapy, and prp. ...Read more

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What's the best shoe for orthotic support?

What's the best shoe for orthotic support?

There is no ONE: Best shoe for orthotic support. Its more about quality and features. A shoe needs to be appropriate fir the activity; needs to fit and feel comfortable with the orthotic inside. Get the best quality you can afford and quality tends to cost more. ...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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Does wearing a knee brace interfere with strengthening the quads? What is the best brace for stabilizing the knee in particular maltracking?

Does wearing a knee brace interfere with strengthening the quads?  What is the best brace for stabilizing the knee in particular maltracking?

Most likely Not, as: One can play sports in them without any major problems. For maltracking, a patellar brace with a doughnut, to stabilize the patella, is very useful. ...Read more

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How can I choose a shoe for best leg and foot support?

How can I choose a shoe for best leg and foot support?

Couple of things: You want a shoe that has a good arch support built into it or buy an over the counter support to help it. For maximum support try a high top shoe that goes over the ankle. Timberland hiking boots do great. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Shoes: There are many shoe brands out there and no one is the best. Usually the best type of shoe to use with orthotics is an athletic type of shoe or walking shoe. These have a lot of foot knowledge built into them and work well with orthotics. Good luck ! ...Read more

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What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?

What is the best shoe to walk in after a 5th metatarsal break has healed? Boat shoes, boots, tennis shoes?

Shoes: Anything with a good durable sole. The flimsier the shoe, the less supportive and shock absorbing it is. Often, you get what you pay for with shoes so the better quality ones are the way to go. ...Read more

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Canvas sneakers off the rack supportive enough for mild overpronationbunion (custom made orthotic not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?

Canvas sneakers off the rack supportive enough for mild overpronationbunion (custom made orthotic not recommended) what kind of shoes to look for?

Over pronation or...: ...Flat feet r not a cause of bunions. 2 different problems, arch supports 4 flat feet or overpronated feet, ; wider foot wear 4 bunions. ...Read more

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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 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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Can I use wrap my ankle and on top of that add an ankle brace in stead of using a boot? Only for a day

Can I use wrap my ankle and on top of that add an ankle brace in stead of using a boot? Only for a day

Get doc's ok: There are many types of ankle fractures. Some are stable and some are not. Also it depends on how long since the injury. Ankle fractures in general take about 6-8 weeks to heal. Call your doc for best advice. ...Read more

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