What is a shoe adaptation?
A shoe adaptation is something that is done to the outside of the shoe for a variety of reasons including:
- A socket for a calliper
- A wedge or flare to alter your foot position
- A raise for a short leg
Entitlement of shoe raises/adaptations
If clinically necessary, adults are entitled to two pairs of shoes to be adapted or raised every year.
What is a shoe repair?
A shoe repair is the restoration or mending of any part of the shoe including the heel or sole.
Entitlement of shoe repairs
Shoe repairs are the responsibility of the patient, unless the shoes have a clinical variation which prevents normal shoe repair.
Orthotics – shoes
This is done through an appointment with an orthotic assistant by contacting the orthotic department: