Shoes for flatfeet correction is a very old and traditional method of treating flat feet. With today’s technology most flatfeet can be corrected within 1 to 2 years and wearing normal shoes.
With modern day materials the foot arches can be raised and the ankle can become straight using materials less than 1 mm in thickness. This has been very helpful in the treatment of flatfeet which means that the patient can wear normal shoes instead of medical shoes.
The cast of the foot is taken to make a mould and then a customer medical prescribed orthotics is made to fit inside regular shoes that starts to correct the foot usually the patient may need between 3 to 6 pairs for correction over 1 to 2 years time.