I got some new orthotics and they hurt a lot. Is this normal?
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I have mild cerebral palsy, so my feet pronate in a little (they roll in). I got some orthotics in my shoes to help fix this, but they hurt a lot! I had some similar ones 2 years ago, ...show more
Update : Well, my feet and legs look a lot better aligned with the orthotics, ...show more
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Your foot should have a comfortable fit inside the orthotic because it was made to fit you. Go back to your doctor and tell him/her that they are making you uncomfortable.
yes theyre supposed to make them bigger each time.
the pain is a little tricky, you have to try distiguish whether it from your feet takinging taking on a new mould, or they just didnt do it properly, which does happen because take it from me, orthotics can be very tricky to mould correctly.
if your able to, just wait a few days and if it still hurts, go back to them. if not, then just go to them now, there are ways to make it less painful
You need to go back to where you got them and get the fit checked. It is normal for new orthotics to be a bit uncomfortable, but not to the degree you are describing.
call the person who made the orthotics they will prob have to adjust them.
I get orthotics, too, but only because I have fallen arches.
I would call the place where you had them made and tell them what is going on. It is not normal, I don't think, for something to hurt this much - something isn't right.
Go back to where you got them.
call your doctor and alert them; they need to change them out for ones that aren't painful. I just had ACL replacement and the first brace they put me in hurt my leg awful and I spoke up and was moved into another that doesn't hurt at all.
Yes, this is normal. It's just like when you first start stretching after never stretching out your muscles before, and so they hurt, but after you stretch, you feel sooo much better.
Yes, it is normal. Your feet hurt because, like braces for your teeth, your feet are being "re-aligned" so you walk normally.