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Are there any side effects from wearing orthotics?
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Dr. Robert Mihalich
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Orthotics are primarily for comfort.
If they hurt, they are not helping you. Some orthotics prescribed can make a condition worse such as if an orthotic with a high arch is given to a patient with a cavus foot.

In brief: Yes
Orthotics are primarily for comfort.
If they hurt, they are not helping you. Some orthotics prescribed can make a condition worse such as if an orthotic with a high arch is given to a patient with a cavus foot.
Dr. Robert Mihalich
Dr. Robert Mihalich
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Dr. Bob Levine
Sports Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
I tell my patients that it is their job to wear the orthotics, and my job to make them wearable.
A properly made orthotic adds stability to the way a person walks and therefore there.Should be no side effects.

In brief: No
I tell my patients that it is their job to wear the orthotics, and my job to make them wearable.
A properly made orthotic adds stability to the way a person walks and therefore there.Should be no side effects.
Dr. Bob Levine
Dr. Bob Levine
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