Insert Pain Here
Don’t fall for those ads for shoe inserts that promise to relieve foot pain. In a survey published in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association, podiatrists at Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington, polled 517 soldiers in basic training who wore various inserts in their boots and 397 soldiers who wore no special inserts. Whereas only 29 percent of
the soldiers who didn’t use inserts complained of leg and foot pain, 38 percent of those who used inserts reported pain.
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