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Are Alpine Ski Orthotics Really Necessary?

Only if you want the best performance and comfort from your boots. Because the foot in a ski boot is in its unlocked and flexible condition the muscles and tendons of the foot are fighting to support the arch while 2 to 3 times your body weight is forcing the ach to flatten. This can cause cramping, pain and a loss of leverage on the ski edge.