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Old May 7th, 2016, 06:24 PM   #25
Trixton
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A preference is a preference is a preference...

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If you have unfit feet orthodics are a bandaid, all one should need is an appropriate amount of cushioning. None of this nonsense arch support. Walk barefoot more, and strengthen the best suspension you'll ever own. Your feet.
I walk/run in minimal/reduced footwear (running doesn't have to be minimal if you have joint issues) and can say that there is nothing that will strengthen your feet/stabilizers and improve your gait more than proper conditioning of your feet and ankles through natural movement.

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Orthodics suck. Read on

http://sock-doc.com/unnecessary-orthotics/
Yeah... I've gone in circles with people on this one, orthotics should generally not be worn for "normal" use case scenarios and should be reserved for cases where the patient is debilitated beyond rehabilitation...
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