Customized or Prefabricated Shoe Inserts for Chronic, Non-Cancer Pain: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : February 18, 2020)
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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of customized foot orthotics or prefabricated shoe inserts for chronic non-cancer pain?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding customized foot orthotics or prefabricated shoe inserts for chronic non-cancer pain?


Key Message

Six systematic reviews (four with meta-analyses), seven randomized controlled trials, and two non-randomized studies were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of customized or prefabricated shoe inserts for chronic non-cancer pain. Two evidence-based guidelines were also identified regarding customized foot orthotics and prefabricated shoe inserts for chronic non-cancer pain.?