Shoe Lift Blog by Lilburn Shoe

Correcting a Leg Length Discrepancy or LLD is needed when there is a significant difference between the lengths of limbs. It may be as much as several centimeters or inches, and it’s likely most noticeable in legs. For this difference some people have great success getting a custom shoe lift or a custom heel lift, other opt for bone-shortening or lengthening Read More

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Honeycombing an External Shoe Lift

“Honeycombing” an elevation is an ideal way to decrease the weight of higher elevations. It will also create more shock absorption, and flexibility for runners. However, it can also slightly reduce the  Read More

The short answers are, no you don’t need a prescription but it you have never been measure by a professional it could be hit and miss to get your lift correct. We always suggest that you. Read More.

Diabetic Neuropathy has been my primary focus because the problems were obvious, and you could see the results fairly quickly. I would estimate that 80-90% of the results were positive, but Full-Length orthotics on the other hand, not so much!

Most orthotics are functional or in other words are designed to control abnormal motion, which requires the device to be thicker and more Read More.

What is a leg length discrepancy? Leg length discrepancy (LLD) is also known as short leg syndrome, leg length insufficiency, leg length deficiency or anisomelia is when your legs are of unequal lengths.

Sometimes a Leg length discrepancy (LLD) can exist from birth, or it can be developed in adult life. Short leg syndrome in most cases is the actual leg bones that Read More.

A shoe lift is an external shoe elevation on footwear which lifts the heel and the ball of the foot. A shoe lift can be an internal heel lift or external custom shoe lift depending on the height of the lift. External elevations and heel lifts involves splitting the existing sole on the shoe, adding the lift, the result Read More.

Shoe repair eases the burden on the environment by keeping the shoes in service for years instead of going to the landfill. According to a congressional report, you create a natural, custom fit when you continually wear a pair of shoes. 

This natural, custom fit helps to distribute your body weight evenly, which can help to improve your posture, make you feel more comfortable, and it also contributes to your Read More.

Years ago, customer with a 2” external shoe lift sent me a shoe with a brown upper and a vanilla-colored sole. In most cases the idea was to match the elevation to the color of the existing sole. This customer requested that the 1” layer be brown in color to Read More.

Did you know that slip-on shoes are too tight? If they weren’t they’d be called slip-offs! Your feet are dynamic, a shoe is static. A slip-on shoe utilizes the spreading of your foot to force the heel into the Heel Seat of the shoe. “Penny Loafers” have that band where the “Penny” goes for reasons other than showing off that Read More.