met. bar questionPosted by Tom M. on 8/10/04 at 13:45 (157394)
Just had a metatarsal bar put on my shoes, can you tell me about how long it might take to get adjusted to them and can i put a pair of over the counter arch supports in my shoes(for pf).That won't hurt anything will it?
Re: met. bar questionRichard, C.Ped on 8/10/04 at 13:59 (157398)
The adjustment period will vary with each person. I would say that you should be used to wearing it with no problem in two weeks or less.
I don't think that OTC orthosis would hurt anything, but I would check with the person who put on the met bar just in case. It could make you walk differently and the met bar might need adjustment.
Re: toessam w on 8/11/04 at 20:21 (157614)
while walking, my toes are not pushing off the ground
Re: toessam w on 8/11/04 at 20:22 (157615)
Toes not being used in walking.