I'm Retired USAF, went back to school and became an RN, and now am on ful disalbility!
Degenerative Disc (affecting mostly the thorasic disc but all levels involved), C6/7 laminectomy/diskectomy& fusion, Osteoarthritis, Ulcerative colitis, Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Complex Sleep Apnea, and host of other things to spice up my life!(NOT!)
Medications: Oxycontin, Percocet, Baclofen, Sulfasalazine, Metoprolol, Folic Acid, Supplemental O2 at 3lpm with VPAP Adapt SV
Thanks everyone for your replies. Believe it or not I spent about 250.00 for the orthonics!(sp) I was so desperate to feel better. I also bought a good pair of sneakers for the over-pronation(sp) I have, but I believe there are better ones out there.
I figured a nurse would have to wear something cushiony and supportive. I have, I think it's called over pronation---I'd have to look it up. It's obvious when you look at how you wear your shoes out. Mine are worn out on the outside.
I saw Dr. Scholl had nurses shoes also. I have seen orthonic inserts that looked great for way less than what I spent. Mine were suppose to be made specifically for me. But I'm not sure if I can ever have a job where I'm on my feet all day, but I am getting desperate.
I hope I made sense, I am so tired and it is so late but I understood all your replies and appreciate them very much. Thanks so much.
Fatherjohn, I saw your reply after I finished writing. I spent more on the inserts than the sneakers you are speaking of. If I knew they really worked I'd get them or would have considered them before the orthonics. I had the referral to the foot doctor and thought I was covered. I was desperate, so thinking they would do the trick went for it. I need a job and with all my experience, it doesn't mean a thing, since I haven't worked in some years. I will continue to pray, I know God know's my husband and my needs. Thanks for your suggestion.