You may have even heard conflicting stories from friends and relatives who’ve tried orthotic devices, whether prefabricated or podiatrist-prescribed, with mixed success. Some people swear by them. Others swear at them.
So it’s natural to wonder if the hype is all really worth it, and whether orthotics can really be the solution to your foot pain or fatigue.
Here’s your short and simple answer: yes, orthotics do really work, and can provide major relief for a vast range of common foot and ankle conditions—probably more than you think.
However . . .