Is it the foot — or the footwear? Considerations for protecting a diabetic foot
from Lower Extremity Review
Prescription footwear and foot orthotics are standard interventions for any type of diabetic foot disease. We lack knowledge, however, on how to select appropriate materials for footwear and orthotics for our patients who have diabetes; generally, cushioning materials with which these devices are constructed are selected based on the clinician’s experience and on anecdotal evidence.
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