Frequently Asked Questions
Let our Shoe Experts provide answers to your frequently asked questions.
What is a Pedorthist?
It is the title of a professional who has specialized training to modify footwear and employ supportive devices to address conditions that affect the feet and lower limbs. They are trained in the assessment of lower limb anatomy and biomechanics, and the appropriate use of corrective footwear – including shoes, shoe modifications, foot orthoses and other pedorthic devices. Dan Nobile is Board Certified by the Prescription Footwear Association and licensed by the State of Florida.
Do I need an appointment to come to Nobile Shoes?
No you do not need an appointment. We encourage walk in’s to come in to purchase shoes and accessories for all your foot care needs. One of our certified staff members will assist you.
Can I book an appointment to see a Pedorthoist?
Yes. If you would like to be evaluated by our certified pedorthist you must book an appointment. Consultation fee may apply.
What is an orthotic?
Orthotics are custom-made shoe inserts which prevent abnormal foot motion and encourage the foot muscles and tendons to perform more efficiently. They can help treat flatfeet, high arches, heel pain, bunions , callus formation and Offload pressure on tender and/or ulcerated areas.
Can orthotics improve sports performance and help minimize injuries?
Orthotics control the foot movement and maximizes the biomechanical function of your feet, legs and torso. The difference can be noticed by fewer injuries, increased agility and better balance.
If I get custom orthotics, do I need special shoes to put them in?
Our professional and certified staff will always help provide you with the best recommendation in selecting the proper footwear best suited for your needs.
What is the difference between the pre-made insoles and custom orthotics?
Pre-made insoles are a generic insert and are a helpful start in achieving better foot health. Depending on your foot pain, medical condition, injury, or wound our Board Certified Pedorthist will suggest the best solution for you.