Effectiveness of a Commercially Available Orthotic Insert

  title={Effectiveness of a Commercially Available Orthotic Insert},
  author={Sonia N Young and Allison Baston and Wes Smith},
Background: Foot pain is a non-specific complaint among individuals who stand for extended periods of time. Prefabricated inserts have been effective for increasing balance and managing pain. One manufacturer has developed a line of general inserts for that purpose. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a commercially available orthotic insert on balance, pain, and plantar foot pressures as well as to determine if enhancing balance may decrease pain. Methods: Twenty… CONTINUE READING
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