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Orthotic Insole


Picture of an orthotic insole and how to use one

An orthotic insole is a molded piece of rubber, plastic, or other material that you insert into your shoe. It corrects the alignment of your foot and cushions your foot from excessive pounding. A wide range of orthotics are available for different foot problems.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerBarry L. Scurran, DPM - Podiatry and Podiatric Surgery
Last RevisedJuly 13, 2011

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