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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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What is the best support sandal for plantar fascitis? (i already am getting custom orthodics for my regular shoes.)

What is the best support sandal for plantar fascitis? (i already am getting custom orthodics for my regular shoes.)

Custom sandals: Talk to your doctor that is making your orthotics about ordering a custom sandal that your orthotics will fit into. ...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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I am an adult with metatarsus adductus and overweight what kind of shoe would be best support for 10 hour shifts on hard cement floors.

I am an adult with metatarsus adductus and overweight what kind of shoe would be best support for 10 hour shifts on hard cement floors.

Varies: Usually something with a wide forefoot and have the capability to fight the tendency you might have to go into supination. An orthotic that is custom made might be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What are the best running shoes for good arch support?

What are the best running shoes for good arch support?

A Complicated Issue: It doesn't matter so much as a good fit otherwise, flexibility, durability and maximal cushioning. Addidas has a good pair but it's $180.00.But it also depends on the width of your foot and what you usually run on (asphalt? Sidewalk? Track?)and how much and how far. As for the arch, you can always buy an arch insert (there's lots on the market).So go for maximal comfort first. Plenty of info online ...Read more

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Stay at home Mom, socks only most time. Can it cause bunions on side of foot? What can I do to correct other than shoes w/ support?

Stay at home Mom, socks only most time. Can it cause bunions on side of foot? What can I do to correct other than shoes w/ support?

Barefoot and bunions: Going without shoes does not cause bunions. If you have a biomechanics imbalance in your feet which will pre-dispose you to bunion formation, it doesn't matter if you wear shoes or not. The only way to slow the progress of a bunion forming is to wear a proper functional orthosis in the shoes.
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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 are the best workout shoes for the gym if cross trainig?

Try running shoes: With some exception, you can do everything in running shoes. They offer the most support and versatility. The only time I recommend against running shoes is with court sports (ie tennis, volleyball, basketball, etc). ...Read more

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What are the best shoes to wear if I have to stand on cement floor my entire 12 hr shift?

What are the best shoes to wear if I have to stand on cement floor my entire 12 hr shift?

If you can: Wear athletic shoes the cross trainers work well I suggest new balance or brooks. ...Read more

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My right shoe is worn down drastically more than my left. I'm always in pain, its all on the right side of my body. Could it be connected some how?

My right shoe is worn down drastically more than my left. I'm always in pain, its all on the right side of my body. Could it be connected some how?

Pain right side: Yes there certainly may be a connect. You need to see your doctor or an orthopedist to diagnosis why you are having so much pain on your right side. This needs to be diagnosed and then proper treatment can be given to you. ...Read more

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What is the best shoe type for fibromyalgia sufferers?

What is the best shoe type for fibromyalgia sufferers?

Try New Balance: I prefer wide, soft and deep with good arch supprt. New balance includes all of these features. ...Read more

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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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My right side leg is getting senseless and it is getting worst. I can't put on shoes.

My right side leg is getting senseless and it is getting worst. I can't put on shoes.

This sensory: Loss definitely requires medical evaluation to determine cause and to develop a treatment plan. Please don't put off. Take care.+ ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat metatarsalgia that doesn't seem to be responding to wearin comfortable shoes and resting?

Rest isn't enough: The cause of the metatarsalgia has to be looked into. There may be something mechanical in how you are built and/or walk which needs to be addressed, possibly via the use of a custom orthotic. There can be other causes too, depending on the nature of the symptoms. I'd suggest consulting with a friendly podiatrist. ...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 shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

Generally, when one: Has a problem an orthotic is tailored to the persons problem. So knowing the issue would help make a recommendation. ...Read more

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What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

What shoe inserts are best for foot problems?

Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription. ...Read more

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What type of shoe inserts are best?

What type of shoe inserts are best?

Depends...: You need to determine what is causing your pain. Podiatrists will examine and treat the cause of your foot problems but can also recommend proper shoes and if inserts are needed to avoid recurrence. The inserts (aka orhtotics) may be over the counter or prescription. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for a senior?

What are the best shoes for a senior?

Some good Some bad.: There are good ones and there are bad ones. Tale a look a "KEEN" shoes. Black industrial shoe, very comfortable. ...Read more

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What are the best walking shoes to reduce impact and pain?

What are the best walking shoes to reduce impact and pain?

Running shoe: Running shoes are designed to reduce impact in distance runners- they certainly will function for walking. ...Read more

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What are the best types of shoes for running on hills and trails?

What are the best types of shoes for running on hills and trails?

They make: Shoes that are specifically designed for running on trails. A store like REI has many brands to choose from ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for high arches?

What are the best shoes for high arches?

There: Are no shoes for high arch feet. Good supportive tennis shoes probably work best. I suggest new balance. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

What are the best shoes for plantar fasciitis?

See below: You need shoes with a good innersole support system. New balance does a good job as well as brooks. You need to find what feels good to you. Often times its not the shoe but a needed orthotic for support. ...Read more

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What are the best shoes for severe heel pain?

What are the best shoes for severe heel pain?

Depends: Depends why you are having heel pain. You might need orthotics, good idea to go to podiatrist and get checked. ...Read more

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I am on my feet for over 9 hrs. What kind of shoes are best to ease my foot?

Shoes with support: Shoes that have as much arch support as possible might be the ones you find the most luck with. Shoes with softer soles can provide for more shock absorbance as well.

It can take time finding a good pair of shoes that fit and perform to your needs. If you have any foot complaints or issues, a podiatrist can be of help. ...Read more