Blister from orthotics

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21/05/2007 at 09:04
I have recently started wearing orthotics in my shoes and have been gradually been breaking them into my runs.
However, each time I've had to stop on the road and take them out due to pain!!
Apart from the vaseline that I've already tried and the blister plasters, are there any special type of socks that anyone knows about on the market to help blister sufferers?
21/05/2007 at 10:56
ZCV - go back to where you got them from and show them the blister. They will shave the otthotic to prevent it occurring
21/05/2007 at 11:17
i had a lot of problems with blisters on my arches when i started to wear orhtotics-i tried thick socks, double layerd socks and compede all of which helped a little but in the end i went back to pod who softened the ortotics a little with a heat gun and with that and a bit of perceverance (as they do mould to your feet with time) it did the trick-no probs now!!
21/05/2007 at 12:35
Thanks guys!!
24/05/2007 at 20:25
I'll just echo the advice already given. My pod shaved bits off my orthotics when they gave me blisters and I can now run over 11 miles without so much as a hotspot :o)

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