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Where Can I Find Foot Doctor That Can Perscrib Orthotics
Podiatry (or podiatric medicine) is the field devoted to the study of, diagnosis, and medical treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle. A podiatrist is a doctor of podiatric medicine (dpm), also known as a podiatric physician or surgeon, qualified by his/her doctorate level education and residency training to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the foot, ...Read more
Wanted to know where can I find a foot doctor that can could you help me with a reasonable price for orthotics?
Cost of orthotics: Custom orthotics are generally more expensive. They tend to cost between $300-$400. The benefit is they last longer than over the counter orthotics, which may cost $30-$40 but you must replace them somewhat often to maintain effectiveness. So the cost ends up being roughly equal if you think of it that way. Some doctors allow you to pay a little at a time (like no interest financing). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What type of foot doctor do I go to bring my daughter and son, whose feet are really flatfooted and i'm concern that it may cause severe abnormalities later on when they grow up. I went to some orthotics companies who prescribed them braces/insoles which
Review with your DR: Flat foot appearance in kids is common and may never bring symptoms in their lifetime. The transition through the teen years will give them a larger frame and muscle mass, requiring them to carry a relatively larger mass on their feet.At this point, symptoms may become evident & show the need for orthotics. I have seen little benefit over several decades in pretreating. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
I went to a foot doctor around 3 weeks ago and had a mold of my feet for custom orthodics. How long does it normally take to get them in?
My foot doctor recommends that i get custom orthodics that are for $430. It is a lot of money. The insurance wont pay forthem. Do they really work?
How long it takes for orthotics to help in flat feet? I'm wearing them only when working out for 2 months now as recommended by doc, but it still ache
Orthotics: You want to make sure you were educated on using orthotics. You should slowly work yourself into them. One hour of use the first day and gradually increase your use everyday. If that does not help, the orthotics might have not been made correctly. They may have to be adjusted. Lastly, orthotics aren't made for everyone. Sometimes other more aggressive modalities are necessary such as surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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