Common Orthotic Adjustments

* Some options listed below involve a change in prescription and require making a new device *

Orthotics squeaking in shoes…

  • Add suede bottom cover
  • Use Talcum powder

Orthotics slipping in shoes…

  • Add forefoot extension to end of toes
  • Add suede bottom cover / velcro dots

Patient pronating through orthotic…

  • Raise medial arch
  • Add medial flare to post
  • Add extrinsic medial skive
  • Increase heel cup depth
  • Add medial flange

Patient supinating through orthotic…

  • Raise lateral arch
  • Add lateral flare to post
  • Add extrinsic lateral skive
  • Increase heel cup depth
  • Add lateral clip or flange