By Larry Hand When it comes to the evidence-based use of foot orthoses to manage low back pain, clinicians and researchers point to a need for more comparisons of therapeutic devices and sham devices. Conducting such studies, however, is sometimes easier said than done. Although foot orthoses are widely prescribed for low back pain, a 2016 review in the journal The Foot describes the state of research on this topic as having gaps still waiting to be filled.
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Gaps remain in literature on insoles and back pain