(Closed) I need shoes that work with my orthotics!

posted 10 years ago in Shoes
Post # 3
1074 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Do you mean for your wedding or for everyday wear? My husband wears orthotics too, so I know what a pain it can be! 

Post # 4
8351 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

The only thing that I can suggest is to ask the place where you have your orthodics made. I am sure they get that question a lot. You will probably have to have your shoes custom made.

Post # 5
53 posts
Worker bee

I have to wear orthotics and I wear Campers all the time. My wedding shoes are Camper, but they’re a sandal. Camper has lots of cute flats that will take an orthotic– you usually need to remove their insole but they are wide enough and deep enough to take the orthotic in them.

Post # 6
2142 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I have the same problem (my orthopedist is always shocked at how much he has to build up mine to compensate for my pronation) and I’ve found that mary janes and similar work really well. Because of the nature of orthotics, heels really do not work well (if you are able, some low heeled shoes have enough supprt that you can go a couple hours without orthotics with only mild joint pain the next day.)

Post # 8
12 posts
  • Wedding: May 2011

call zappos directly. they are so super helpful. i bet if you tell them your situation they’ll be able to recommend some shoes to send you to try on. you can’t be the first to ask this question.

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