Orthopedic shoes are specifically designed for feet in need of special care. By combining athletic footwear technology and therapeutic detailing, orthopedic footwear for men, women and kids offer the highest level of comfort and protection for sensitive feet.
The risk for severe diabetes complications such as feet or legs amputation may be significantly reduced with increased practice of several simple preventive care measures designed to prevent injury, footwear related trauma, ulceration and infection.
Athletic shoes are built to protect athletes' feet helping to accommodate tremendous pressure of daily training and the stress of tournaments and competitions. Performance footwear is also designed to hold the foot in the most natural to the sport-specific movement position giving extra support for sudden turns, stops and other sport-specific moves.
One of the important considerations for selecting a running shoe is your foot type. Few people are lucky enough to have a biomechanically efficient foot. Most of us need to rely on our running shoe to compensate for our lack of perfection. Although overtraining is a prime cause of running injuries, running in a wrong shoe or worn-out shoes are major contributing factors.
Foot orthotics can help alleviate pain resulting from foot and lower extremity problems caused by overuse, injury, disease or congenital defects. If orthotics are prescribed, custom orthotics are the best solution to address the root cause of your pain. This ensures that your devices will be both supportive and corrective.