Thanks for the kudos. Textured insoles are probably a good thing, as they can help provide more proprioception from the feet (which have a tremendous amount of cortical representation). They could conceivably affect hip and abdominal function. The research out there seems to be focused on people with MS, but here is another supporting study: http:// www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18246902
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