Features of Orthopaedic Footwear
1. removable sock liner / insert to accommodate prescribed
2. a minimum of 5 mm (3/16) for women or 8 mm (5/16) for additional depth
for men, in
the shoe last.
with a variety of 3 or more widths, graded and sized to a recognized
/ sizing standard and device.
4. adjustable closure (ie. Laces, Velcro) to secure hind-foot position inside
5. a smooth protective inner lining
6. broad insole and last patterns that entirely accommodate
the anatomy of a foot.
7. sufficient torsional stability through out the sole.
stability via a firm and / or extended heel counter.
9. an outer sole that is equal to, or exceeds the
width of the upper.
10. an outer sole with sufficient toe spring roll to promote normal gait cycle.
11. a shoe that is conducive to permanent modification (s).