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Offline xgskate

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Any good podiatrist in SF bay area?
« on: March 07, 2012, 01:43:04 AM »
I'd like to see a podiatrist to evaluate my feet and ankles and  make custom orthotics for my skates. Any recommendation on podiatrist in SF bay area who works with figure skaters?

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Re: Any good podiatrist in SF bay area?
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2012, 06:09:25 PM »
A podiatrist may not be the best person to make custom orthotics for your skates.  My podiatrist told me that the orthotics she makes are specifically for the heel to toe walking motion, and would not work well in skates.
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Re: Any good podiatrist in SF bay area?
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2012, 08:56:18 PM »
A podiatrist may not be the best person to make custom orthotics for your skates.  My podiatrist told me that the orthotics she makes are specifically for the heel to toe walking motion, and would not work well in skates.

I so agree with this.
Even though my podiatrist was a hockey coach, and the orthotics shop had a specialty in skating orthotics, I found mine were completely worthless. I tore them apart and fitted them myself.

PM me and I'll send you some references on how to do it your self.

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