Posts and articles about Custom orthotics
Are custom orthotics better than store-bought?
My friend argues that off-the-shelf orthotics will be as effective as custom-made orthotics. I beg to differ and say custom-made orthotics are clearly best for ...
Will custom orthotics change the shape of my feet?
Hi there. I have recently purchased a pair of custom orthotics, and wanted to know if the orthotics will "train" my feet to function in a better way or if it wi...
Should I wear socks with my custom orthotics while breaking them in?
Hi guys! I just bought a pair of custom orthotics and I have started breaking them in. Is it better for me to wear socks with the orthotics while they are in th...
Do you recommend Hoka's with insoles AND custom orthotics or should I remove their insoles and use only my custom orthotics?
Hello, I have been wearing my new Hoka's Clifton 7's for around 2 weeks now, finally feeling the comfort as in no heel pain but I was hoping they had more of a ...
Are all orthotics covered by medical insurance?
Hello everyone, I need to get orthotics, and while I would prefer to get custom-made, I'm not sure whether my medical insurance would cover them? If they're not...
Do I need a medical prescription for custom orthotics?
Is there a place that will make me a pair of custom orthotics for my condition without needing a medical prescription?
Can I wear custom orthotics in Nike Prime sneakers for high arch support?
I have Nike Prime sneakers, but I find that I still need more support for my arches. I have very high arches because of supination, and am worried that this cou...
Can I pair custom orthotics with work boots for improved shock absorbency?
My work boots need improved shock absorbency to help with my metatarsalgia. Can I pair custom orthotics with work boots?
Over the counter vs. custom orthotics for a torn plantar plate?
Hello everybody, and thank you for taking the time to read this. I have been diagnosed with a torn plantar plate in my right foot. We tend to take long walks ...
What type of orthotics should I use as a hostess with flat feet who stands all day?
I work as a hostess at a local restaurant, and it's part of my job to stand all day and walk customers to their tables. I also have flat feet, so all of this cu...
Does anyone have recommendations on inserts for flat feet?
Getting custom orthotics in a few weeks but want some other options. I have a pair of pink superfeet right now.
Is it normal to feel pain while breaking in custom insoles?
If the insoles are custom designed to my feet then surely I shouldn't be feeling any pain at all? Does it mean that they are poorly designed, or how long will i...
What are the price ranges for good custom orthotic inserts?
I want to spend my money on good quality custom orthotics but also don't want to waste it if it is just unjustifiably high.
Are custom orthotics able to give long-term pain relief from my plantar fasciitis?
I have plantar fasciitis in the middle of my left foot for years and it flares up all the time. Any suggestions as to long-term pain relief?
Can you get orthotics for heels?
Are there orthotics specifically designed to support heels and relieve pain?
What is the average cost of custom orthotics?
My husband requires custom orthotics. How much can I expect to pay for a pair to be made?
How much should custom orthotics cost?
I tried looking for custom-made orthotics online, and I couldn't believe how much they cost. Are all custom orthotics this expensive?
Custom orthotics vs. OTC for flat feet: Which is better?
Is it worth spending a wack load of money on custom orthotics, or may I just as well buy orthotics from the shelf? What's the difference?
Do off-the-shelf orthotics work?
My dad needs to get orthotics, and he wants to go straight or the ones you buy in stores. I, n the other hand, can understand the value of orthotics explicitly ...
Do I need custom orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis or are over-the-counter insoles also good?
I have had plantar fasciitis for a while and the stretches aren't really helping that much. I want to get a pair of insoles to help but I don't want to spend a ...
How do you cure a hammertoe?
Hi, I want to reverse my hammertoe from home. Any suggestions on what is the best way to straighten a hammertoe is? Would orthotics or something like a splint m...
Are custom orthotics worth the money when I have tendinitis near my arch and in the achilles area due to a metatarsal avulsion fracture?
Are custom-made orthotics worth the money? I go to a chiropractor for back/ foot adjustments weekly and he said that I may want to think about custom-made ortho...
Can orthotics prevent Plantar Fasciitis?
I think I understand what triggers plantar fasciitis, and so I want to know if it can be prevented somehow. I have a very active job that involves me being on m...
Should I walk barefoot or use my new custom orthotics?
My feet hurt so much in the orthotics and I don't know if it's better if I just walk barefoot