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Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disorder that primarily affects the joints, which causes pain, swelling, and stiffness. While often associated with joints, RA can also have a profound impact on the feet that can lead to deformities, reduced mobility, and significant discomfort. Custom shoes play a pivotal role in alleviating the challenges posed by RA, offering relief and improved quality of life. 

Understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis and Its Effects on the Feet

RA is characterized by the immune system mistakenly attacking the synovium, the lining of the membranes surrounding the joints. This chronic inflammation can extend to the feet causing deformities such as bunions, hammertoes, and rheumatoid nodules. The joints may become swollen and misaligned with pain and limited mobility. The chronic nature of RA requires ongoing management, and customized orthopedic solutions are essential to address the unique challenges it poses to the feet.

Custom Orthopedic Shoes: A Ray of Comfort for RA Patients

Custom orthopedic shoes are tailored to the specific needs of individuals which provide relief and support where it’s needed the most. For those with RA, these shoes offer several key benefits:

Pressure Redistribution
Custom orthopedic shoes can be designed to redistribute pressure away from sensitive joints which alleviates pain and reduces the risk of further deformities.

Accommodation of Deformities
The design flexibility allows for the accommodation of deformities associated with RA that ensure a snug fit and minimize discomfort.

Arch Support and Stability
RA can impact the arches of the feet and cause instability. Custom shoes can provide targeted arch support which enhances stability and reduces the risk of falls.

Cushioning and Shock Absorption
The inclusion of cushioning materials and shock-absorbing soles helps reduce impact on joints, providing comfort during movement.

Style Meets Comfort with Tru-Mold Shoes

How Custom Shoes Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Discomfort

Breckenridge Shoes in Beige

While the primary focus of custom orthopedic shoes is functionality and comfort, Tru-Mold Shoes takes it a step further by incorporating style into the equation. Recognizing that individuals with RA still want to express their personal style, Tru-Mold Shoes offers a range of stylish designs and materials. Individuals with RA can enjoy footwear that not only addresses their specific needs but also complements their fashion preferences.

Get Custom Shoes Today!

Tru-Mold Shoes understands that living with RA involves more than just managing symptoms; it’s about reclaiming a sense of normalcy and expressing one’s individuality. By combining the therapeutic benefits of custom orthopedic shoes with stylish designs, Tru-Mold Shoes provides a holistic solution for individuals navigating the challenges of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Walking with comfort and style becomes a reality, empowering individuals to step forward with confidence on their unique journey with RA.


42 Breckenridge St.
Buffalo, NY 14213
1-800-THE-MOLD (843-6653)
Local: 716-881-4484
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Christi Thompson

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