HomeVA ProstheticsVA Handbook 1173.9 - Footwear and Foot OrthosesShoe Modifications

9.5. Shoe Modifications

Shoe modifications, e.g., rocker soles, shoe buildups, metatarsal bars, shoe stretching, Thomas heels, tongue pads, velcro closures, modified lacers, etc., may be applied to personally purchased shoes of an eligible beneficiary, upon medical determination of need, to compensate for minor foot deformities.


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