Alvaro's Shoe Service & Orthopedic Footwear
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Alvaro's Diabetic Shoes and Boots

" Foot problems are a leading cause of hospitalization for the 8 million people in  the United States who have been identified as having diabetes mellitus."
" Serious expenditures related to diabetic foot problems total hundreds of millions of dollars annually. It is estimated that 15% of all diabetics will develop a ersious foot condition at some time in  their  lives. "  

Why do you need Diabetic Shoes?

A common side effect of diabetes is “peripheral neuropathy,” which causes loss of sensation in the extremities.
Ill-fitting shoes which
rub or pinch the feet excessively can lead to ulceration and foot injury, simply because the diabetic does not feel the injury until
it is too late.

Properly fitted diabetic shoes are very important in preventing such injuries.

Alvaro's Orthopedic Footwear  will make the design of footwear and specialty insoles to help alleviate and or prevent foot pain and injury,
Alvaro's Orthopedic Footwear makes special shoes and insoles for diabetics.

Diabetic shoes are often wider and deeper than regular shoes, to make room for special diabetic insoles.

Pedorthic insoles for diabetics are generally custom made for the patient’s feet, to ensure proper fit and minimize rubbing and uneven weight distribution, preventing injury.

It is also important for a diabetic to have shoes with good air circulation, meaning a lot of diabetic footwear features fabric or sandal-style uppers.

It is very important for a diabetic to have their shoes custom fitted by a trained professional, since they may not be able to feel an improper fit, due to peripheral neuropathy ; By ensuring proper fit and good air circulation.

Alvaro's Orthopedic Footwear properly designed diabetic shoes and insoles to prevent pressure ulcers, encourage good blood circulation, and allow the skin to breathe.


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