Glossary Of Foot Terms

Integrated Approach

An approach to properly selecting and fitting footwear that is appropriate for specific activities and/or foot conditions and that can help prevent injury to the skin/soft tissue(s) of the foot. The approach involves properly selecting and fitting these components: padded socks, shoes, and any inserts or orthotics prescribed or recommended by a doctor or foot health professional.

See also "Integrated Approach to Selecting Padded Socks and Shoes that Fit"

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