Striking a balance: Foot orthoses in diabetic peripheral neuropathy

Preliminary research suggests that impaired balance in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy may improve with proprioceptive stimulation from foot orthoses. Postural instability is common in patients with diabetic neuropathy, said David Levine, DPM, CPed, who is in private practice in Frederick, Md.

Preliminary research suggests that impaired balance in patients with diabetic peripheral neuropathy may improve with proprioceptive stimulation from foot orthoses. Postural instability is common in patients with diabetic neuropathy, said David Levine, DPM, CPed, who is in private practice in Frederick, Md.

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Striking a balance: Foot orthoses in diabetic peripheral neuropathy