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Diabetic Shoe Fitting 

It seems everywhere we go, no matter the occasion, we're yearning for a sense of relief. A comfort in where we stand. It's how we stand and what's keeping us going. It's easy to forget and neglect what allows us to stay active.  Diabetic or Therapeutic shoes are not just for those with diabetes. 


More than 60% of non-traumatic lower limb amputations occur in people with diabetes. 

The rate of amputation for people with diabetes is 8 times higher than for people without diabetes. 

60% - 70% of diabetics have mild to severe forms of nervous system damage resulting in impaired sensation in the feet.

It is important for those with nerve damage in their feet to be wear the right kind of shoes. 

There are other contributing factors as to why someone might seek out therapeutic shoes

  • Ankle instability

  • Bunions

  • Charcot

  • Edema

  • Hammertoes

  • High Instep

  • Internal Brace 

  • Plantar Fasciitis 

  • Pronation/Supination

  • Stability

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Medicare will pay for one pair of shoes and 3 heat moldable inserts each calendar year. 

Call us today to schedule an appointment and find out if you are eligible for a pair of free diabetic shoes. 

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