Stroke patients’ walking improved with insoles

5 September 2012

A shoe insert less than half of an inch high helped Phillip Conybear regain his balance after he suffered two strokes.

“Ever since the first stroke (in 1993), I have had really bad balance,” said Conybear, 61, of Woodridge, who suffered a second stroke in 2009. The insole helped him because it makes “your mind aware of what you’re doing all the time. Little things like that always help,” he said.

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