Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Custom Shoes for EXTREME edema

Hello all,

We have a patient with EXTEME edema. Each leg from the knee down weighs
approx. 25 lbs. The patient is able to walk with just the use of a cane but
has no shoes that will withstand any type of bad weather. He currently wears
what is basically a pair of socks. He would like something very light weight
and something that fits like a boot since he has no definition in his foot
or ankle to allow for a low top.

I would like to know if any of you have had experience with any custom shoe
manufacturer that will really do a TRULY custom job. So far I’m finding that
the custom shoe manufacturers will only do custom based on their styles that
are already offered. This won’t work for this patient!

Desiree Marcus

Body In Motion Sports & Orthopaedics

Phone: 732-244-8700

Fax: 732-244-8569

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