For example, ankle braces that allow a person to stand straight are orthotics. Also, wrist braces, arm braces, spinal orthotics, and heel casts are orthotic devices. They all…

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They are less expensive, and usually decrease pain and discomfort. However, you may have to replace them more often. Someone with a specific need, or a problem such…

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Arch supports, or orthotics, can keep your feet stable while standing or walking, eliminating pain. You can purchase these at the store or have them custom made for…

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Medicare may cover the fit and cost of one pair of custom-fitted orthopedic shoes and inserts once per year for those patients. Will Medicare pay for orthotic inserts?…

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They are less expensive, and usually decrease pain and discomfort. However, you may have to replace them more often. Someone with a specific need, or a problem such…

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An orthopedic implant is a manufactured device designed to replace a joint, bone, or cartilage due to damage or deformity – such as from breaking a leg, losing…

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The orthotics should fit into trainers, casual shoes, and work/school shoes. The orthotics are only as good as the footwear you wear them in and therefore may not…

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You Have No Arch or a High Arch in Your Foot – If you have very high or low arches, regular shoes may not provide your feet the…

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A podiatrist, who has extensive knowledge of lower extremity biomechanics and orthopedic foot function, prescribes orthotics after a thorough consultation and evaluation of a patient’s particular problem. This…

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Shoe inserts or foot orthotics will take up shoe space intended for your feet. If you require inserts or orthotics, you’ll need a roomier shoe; otherwise, the inserts…

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