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    Posted: May 22 2013 at 9:30pm
Our user asked: "My orthotics were just adjusted in the last week. Since then, my calves have been SUPER tight and sore. I have stretched them and applied heat, to no avail. Can you give me a suggestion? thanks"
 
Ask a PT Response: "Have you been weaning yourself into your orthotics? ie. wear for 4 hrs, then 6 hrs, etc.  If they have been adjusted, your body may not be able to handle the adjustment and will take time to get use to."


Edited by Ask a PT - Jun 10 2013 at 9:48am
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