Orthopedic shoes are special shoes that provide therapeutical effect. They should be worn by children who have disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic shoes should be also worn if the child has foot deformities and flat feet, as well as cerebral palsy and diabetes mellitus. The issue of how to properly wear children’s orthopedic shoes is very relevant since the results and effectiveness of such preventive therapy directly depend on compliance with the rules of proper wearing.
Usually, many orthopedists recommend orthopedic shoes as the best option for the first children’s shoes ever. Orthopedic shoes should be made of high-quality materials, they should have a spacious round toe that has enough free space for the toes.
Parents should very responsibly choose the very first shoes for their child. They should be pretty flexible and soft so as not to impede the proper formation of the foot. The first shoes should not squeeze the foot, and the foot should not be fixed too loose in the shoes.