James P. Ioli, DPM

James P.  Ioli, DPM, is Chief of Podiatry at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. He is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School and has been a practicing podiatrist for over 30 years.

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Do I need orthotics? What kind?

While many common foot conditions can be helped with a pair of orthotic shoe inserts, they are not the solution for every problem, and there are different types of orthotics for different applications. But before investing in orthotics, you may want to consider a new pair of shoes.