Custom Molded Shoes: CUTE can happen

73 year old female with diabetes presented with feelings of frustration that she is unable to do what she wants in her retirement because of her feet.  After evaluation and assessment we agreed to prioritize her desires: 1.  Reduce pre-ulcerative calluses at balls of feet, currently endangering her health 2.  Accommodate her different sized feet […] Read more »

Giesswein Slippers provide Comfort & Support

Beautiful craftsmanship on boiled wool lodge shoes and slippers are beautiful for another reason:  they help prevent falls!  Contoured footbeds support arches of the feet to provide greater balance and stability, a key to fall prevention.  Most falls occur in homes with worn, slick slippers on OR in stocking feet.  Older feet are often tender […] Read more »

Custom Made Therapeutic Footwear for Club Foot

66 year old male born with LEFT club foot had multiple surgeries before age 25 and the foot’s shape was greatly improved according to his report. LEFT foot has deformities  still on the lateral side at cuboid and 5th metatarsal head (ball of foot behind baby toe).  He endured painful calluses for years before using […] Read more »

Wedding Shoe Rescue

While the bride did wear pumps for the ceremony, she wanted to dance all night with shoes on (great idea since being barefoot is…well, informal and/or whatever).  She loved the feel of these shoes but the gray petals just didn’t work for her…and understandably so!  These fit her perfectly so RESCUE them:  we removed the […] Read more »

Cute Shoe Rescue: Guys need that, too!

This professional man has worn custom made softer trilaminate orthoses in Finn Comfort Vaasa oxfords for several years so that his feet have improved significantly.  As a consequence, his lovely bride of 30+ years wants him to have nicer shoes for dress-up events. Solution:  custom made thin dress orthoses of sulcus length with accommodation for […] Read more »

CUTE SHOE RESCUE: Black Pumps with leopard trim

Fashion is important to so many women.  A recent survey of high heel wearers revealed that 90% of women want to remove their high heels after 1 hour.  But even more shocking:  half of those wanted to remove their heels after only 10 minutes!  What women do to look good is often to endure pain […] Read more »

Cute Shoe Rescue

  Ziera has as much fashion as a woman wants.  And it’s “feel good” fashion shoes that come in medium, wide, extra wide, and extra extra wide.  Shoes that have room for the balls of your feet.  Fashionable, cute shoes with removable insoles that support your arches, reduce pressure, and help to stop bunion progressing. […] Read more »

Alegria Non-Slip Oxfords feel great!

Health care and restaurant workers benefit from Alegria comfort shoes and clogs.  NEW!  Tie black shoes are a bull’s eye for practicality and function…in NON-SLIP professional model.  The contoured foot-beds provide support for your arches (each foot has four!).  If you have wide, thick feet, we carry optional thinner foot-beds when more room is needed.  […] Read more »

Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome Solutions

Challenged with balance and instability, 50 y.o. male developed ulcer on 1st MPJ right foot, his better foot!  He presented with script for Custom Molded Shoes with AFO.  We had the AFO built into Boots for ease, effectiveness, and so he only has to put on his boots for work.  He wears black pants for […] Read more »

Advanced Posting Orthotics for Flat Feet

Solutions for the flattest feet…and works on milder flat feet also…Advanced Posting Orthotics bring the heel bone (Calcaneus)  in alignment under the leg bones (Tibia and Fibula).  Arch strain is relieved and impingement pain (under outside ankle bone) disappears.  Strain on midfoot joints, ligaments, posterior tibialis tendons is relieved since the joints are supported in […] Read more »