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Types of shoes

The main types of shoes, which are supplied the population are: men, women and children.

By classification they are:

  • Ready-to-wear
  • Prophylactic shoes for soles with slight deviations from the norm
  • Orthopedic shoes

READY-TO-WEAR SHOES are characterized by being manufactured in standard molds - series, factory or conveyor manufacturing. Major importance has the fashion line and which unfortunately often in conflict with some medical requirements for the shoes.

PROPHYLACTIC SHOES FOR SOLES WITH SLIGHT DEVIATIONS FROM THE NORM are also series, factory manufactured as they are subject to certain medical requirements for minor pathological changes and have a prophylactic focus to certain deformities of the foot.

ORTHOPEDIC SHOES – these are shoes for deformed, sick or partially amputated feet. They are appointed by a doctor - orthopedist and are prepared strictly individually by orthopedic master - shoemaker. Crucial to their quality and convenience have the materials from which they are made. Best materials remain the natural leather. National centre for prosthetics works with top-quality and high-tech materials, best leathers required for the manufacture of orthopedic shoes.