Practical Orthotic Question

How much of the beneficial effect of custom orthotics results from just taking a mold of the foot and having a device that increases the total contact area of the sole of the foot? Ignoring the prescription variables (if this is possible, maybe it isn’t, but I do see practitioners that write on their prescription “custom foot orthotics, diagnosis plantar fasciitis, hav,…etc.”)

How much of the beneficial effect of custom orthotics results from just taking a mold of the foot and having a device that increases the total contact area of the sole of the foot? Ignoring the prescription variables (if this is possible, maybe it isn’t, but I do see practitioners that write on their prescription “custom foot orthotics, diagnosis plantar fasciitis, hav,…etc.”)

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Practical Orthotic Question