PTI Orthotics and Foot Resource Lab, Denver CO

The barefoot shoe trend?

You might have heard about barefoot or minimalist shoes, but what exactly are they? A barefoot shoe gives feet plenty of room to flex and for the toes to spread the same way they would when walking barefoot. They generally have neutral arch support and thin flexible soles. Advocates of barefoot shoes claim that they…
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Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

New Year, New Orthotics

As the New Year begins, it’s time to set resolutions to look forward to and keep working towards. However, as you establish your goals for the year, you also need to replace old habits, products, or items with new ones to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. This includes your old orthotics. Orthotics last between one…
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Custom molded feet casts

Tips for first-time orthotics wearers

So, you’ve gotten your first pair of orthotics, but you’ve heard stories that they’re hard to get used to. Don’t despair! Good orthotics will go a long way in helping to reduce the pain you experience due to a foot injury. Custom orthotics should be a comfortable fit within your shoes, and while it may…
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3-D scan of feet to create custom orthotics

Bunions and the shoes you’re wearing

Bunions, or Hallux Valgus, are often painful bumps which occur when the bones in your feet shift out of place. A bony bump forms on the joint at the base of the big toe, and will often become irritated and swollen depending on the type of footwear you choose. Wearing shoes that crowd your toes…
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Full selection of orthotic shoes

Orthotics for flat feet

Do you have foot problems whenever you stand or walk for long hours? Sometimes this may seem to be normal fatigue, but it is often not. You might be suffering from a condition known as flat feet. Flat feet symptoms include: Pain in the feet Swelling of the hip Stiffness in one or both feet…
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