Main parameters selection of Orthopedic shoes are the purpose and size. When picking the actual orthopedic footwear, footwear for different diseases (diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, cerebral palsy) and postoperative shoe need to strictly follow the recommendations of doctor who the shoes appoint. Superior footwear and preventive, you can choose independently, based on own preference.
Picking up shoes by size, it must be remembered that try your favorite couple need not only sitting, but standing up. When we stand, the foot naturally moves forward on 3-5 mm, so the "sit-down fitting" will result in a further discomfort and natertost′û.
Failure may result and fitting in the afternoon. Feet tend to otekat′ late in the afternoon, so to find comfortable and supportive shoes, hike plan better for the first half of the day. In General, the trial should last 10-15 minutes, so you have time to "feel" shoes, stand up and sound like it.
Particular attention should be paid to the selection of shoes for children. Many parents mistakenly believe that children's orthopedic shoes is required only to kids with "problematic" foot. This is a great fallacy, because children's shoes with orthopedic properties performs exclusively preventive function helps to correctly form the arch and avoid health problems. Podiatrists recommend that all children upto 4 (and ideally up to 7) years wearing such shoes. Children with cerebral palsy whose foot deformed in one way or another, we recommend that you acquire a rigid orthopaedic shoes without Orthotics and insoles-order individually, taking into account the particularities of the foot of the kid.
To avoid "unpleasant" surprises, it is necessary to show the child orthopedist: 3 months, then every six months, a year, and thereafter annually. The most sensitive period for the foot is the age from 8 months to 1.5 years when a child develops vertical position and make first steps. It was then and we should think about the children's shoes. However, to start a kid shod only when completely independently runs (including the outdoors).
When choosing children's shoes, be aware that it will not only protect the legs, but also will help to shape the foot. Therefore, children's shoes should have some special properties: