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Pain in a past healed broken ankle after work out. Get orthotics at walgreens?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Do NOT get
Orthotics at a drug store.
If you need them get examined first by a podiatrist to see if you need them and then get good ones there.

In brief: Do NOT get
Orthotics at a drug store.
If you need them get examined first by a podiatrist to see if you need them and then get good ones there.
Dr. Brandon Macy
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. Rudolf Zak
Podiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Pain in ankle
Sounds like you have develop some post traumatic arthritis in that ankle.
Over the counter orthotics will probably not help you. I would talk to your doctor about custom orthotics or wearing a brace on your ankle for stability.

In brief: Pain in ankle
Sounds like you have develop some post traumatic arthritis in that ankle.
Over the counter orthotics will probably not help you. I would talk to your doctor about custom orthotics or wearing a brace on your ankle for stability.
Dr. Rudolf Zak
Dr. Rudolf Zak
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Would recommend
X-rays and clinical exam to exam why the ankle is bothering you.
Orthotics are not a magical cure for everything. You may need more control of the ankle whereas, an orthotic has more direct effect on the arch, with a secondary effect (not as powerful) on the ankle.

In brief: Would recommend
X-rays and clinical exam to exam why the ankle is bothering you.
Orthotics are not a magical cure for everything. You may need more control of the ankle whereas, an orthotic has more direct effect on the arch, with a secondary effect (not as powerful) on the ankle.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Try it
You can try an off the shelf orthotic to help stabilize the foot, but if continues see a podiatrist for evaluation.

In brief: Try it
You can try an off the shelf orthotic to help stabilize the foot, but if continues see a podiatrist for evaluation.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Can try
You can try off the shelf orthotics and see if they help.
If not see a doctor with expertise in this area. These include, orthopedists, podiatrists and physiatrists.

In brief: Can try
You can try off the shelf orthotics and see if they help.
If not see a doctor with expertise in this area. These include, orthopedists, podiatrists and physiatrists.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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