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Are good orthotics good for bad ankles?
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In brief: Yes
Orthotics can help ankle problems.
When a foot is moderatly to severly pronated it causes added stress to the ankle joints. By using a orthotic to stop the pronation it will help keep the ankle in better alignment. Orthotics also absorb shock . They can be benificial for helping relive ankle pain and problems.

In brief: Yes
Orthotics can help ankle problems.
When a foot is moderatly to severly pronated it causes added stress to the ankle joints. By using a orthotic to stop the pronation it will help keep the ankle in better alignment. Orthotics also absorb shock . They can be benificial for helping relive ankle pain and problems.
Dr. Lorry Melnick
Dr. Lorry Melnick
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: No
Orthotics are for comfort.
Physical therapy and ankle bracing are better for "bad" ankles. Also, a more specific explanation of why your ankles are "bad" will provide a better answer.

In brief: No
Orthotics are for comfort.
Physical therapy and ankle bracing are better for "bad" ankles. Also, a more specific explanation of why your ankles are "bad" will provide a better answer.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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