Is that a foodbed, insole, something additional to a custom insole/footbed?
footbed and orthotic appear separated in the boot fitting glossary and terms, but they both look similar to me.
Anyone care to clarify?
the term orthotics doesn't really exist it is a bastardisation of the term orthoses, the term is either orthoses or orthotic inserts, they are basically a support for a part of the body.... so a chair is an orthotic support as is a shoe
in fitting terms the footbed/orthotic /insole is the same thing to all intents and purposes, just a different way of describing or naming it
a layman may talk about insoles
a boot fitter may talk about footbeds
a podiatrist/pedorthist will talk about foot orthoses
if you want to confuse the issue you might talk about orthotic footbeds
in different cases the outcome will be the same or different, a simple insole or sock liner as supplied with the boot, a semi rigid footbed/sports orthoses such as instaprint, superfeet, conformable, or a rigid corrective orthotic device as prescribed by a doctor and cast from carbon or rigid plastic at a manufacturing facility
not sure if that makes it any clearer