Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

Shoe sizing for aging feet

When was the last time you checked your shoe size? Did you know that most people aren’t wearing shoes that fit correctly? Feet change over time. They can get wider and longer. The size you’ve always worn might actually be too small. Next time you are shoe shopping, be sure to try on a half…
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Orthotics for the athlete

Why cheap shoes can prove costly

After people start wearing custom orthotics, it can be a costly mistake to pair these with cheap shoes. Costs here are not so much financial but in terms of how effective and comfortable your orthotic will prove to be. Your choice of footwear is important because it must provide effective support for ground reaction forces…
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Athletic custom orthotics

Three common foot problems for runners

Running is an excellent form of exercise, but it can also be stressful on the feet. Below are three common afflictions that runners face: Tendonitis — Inflammation of the posterior tibial tendon causes pain in the foot’s inner arch, and even swelling through the ankle. Plantar Fasciitis — Inflamed tissue on the bottom of the…
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Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

What actually causes a metatarsal stress fracture?

It’s an interesting question, because the most common answer you might hear is not what many people imagine it to be. It’s easy to imagine that a fracture would be caused by a general weakness in the specific bone. This can certainly be the case with, for example, rheumatoid patients, but often that is not…
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