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Foot orthotics for sports

Sports training requires you to wear shoes throughout the day, which can result in foot problems such as heel pain and shin splints. This affects your athletic performance and increases the risk of injury. Custom foot orthotics help eliminate any pain and ease foot drop when training for a sport. They are made with the…
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Custom orthotics for bursitis

Bursitis is a painful and uncomfortable foot condition where one has fluid-filled sacs either on the heels of their feet, on their toes, or both. Bursitis can be caused by several things, including growing older, repetitive movements or a traumatic injury. If you have been diagnosed with bursitis by a podiatrist, you know that wearing…
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Spinal and posture improvements

You knew orthotics helped relieve foot pain and walking issues. Did you know they can help your spine and posture, too? Improved posture Orthotics can help align your spine into a healthier and more natural position. When you have challenges with your arches and feet, oftentimes the back curves or slumps as you try to…
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Ancient and Modern Custom Orthotics

Did you know the crafting of orthotics can be traced to ancient times? Survival and adaptation were paramount thousands of years ago, and early man used the textiles, wood, and leather at their disposal to craft orthotics items for tribe members who were injured (usually in battle) or born with physical differences. Evidence has been…
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Are Orthotics Worth It?

Experiencing pain in your feet throughout the day can greatly impact your everyday life—from work to family and your social life. And if you’re considering orthotics to help alleviate the pain, you’re probably wondering if they are worth it. Well-made orthotics can relieve pain and make walking and running easier on your entire body while…
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What to expect when wearing foot orthotics

What to expect when wearing foot orthotics You may be unsure what to expect from wearing orthotics, so here is some advice to help you understand. A change in shoes As orthotics are ideally worn with supportive shoes, you should stop wearing flimsy shoes to maximize the results. They can be the reason why foot…
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What Are Orthotics And When Do You Need Them?

Nearly 80% of people say that they’ve dealt with severe foot pain at some point in their lives. There are countless reasons for pain in the feet: misalignment, poor posture, excess body weight, injuries, problems in the joints, and even long-term foot conditions to name a few. The good news? You don’t have to continue…
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PTI Orthotics offers over 30 different types of orthotics

How to Relieve Shin Splints with Orthotics

It’s a common misconception that if you have shin splints there’s not a whole lot you can do except take a painkiller, rest up or simply power through the pain. In reality, you can relieve shin splints with orthotics. Here at PTI Orthotics in Denver, we’ve helped many clients who have been diagnosed with this type of…
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Understanding the Plantar Fasciitis and Orthotics Connection

Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain and it is a frequent reason why clients come see us after a diagnosis by their podiatrist, chiropractor, physical therapist or another healthcare provider. At PTI Orthotics, serving the Boulder and Longmont areas, we can fulfill your physician’s prescription or recommendation to be fitted for a custom-molded…
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Can’t I Just Buy Shoe Inserts at the Store?

This is a question we hear often at PTI Orthotics, serving Boulder and Longmont. There’s a very common misconception that if your feet hurt, you can just buy off-the-shelf shoe inserts at your local big box store. However, when comparing store-bought and custom orthotics, there’s not much of a comparison. While the features offered by…
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Top 3 Benefits of Custom-Made Orthotics

Walking is the most popular form of physical activity, with 6 in 10 adults walking for at least 10 minutes as part of their health regimen. However, many Americans struggle with foot, ankle, and leg pain due to conditions such as arthritis or plantar fasciitis. This can prevent people from exercising regularly, leading to further…
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What are Custom Orthotics and Who Needs Them?

If you suffer from foot pain, you’re not alone. According to a 2014 survey, about 77% of respondents experienced foot pain at some point. What’s more, half of the adults surveyed had to restrict activities like walking or exercising because of foot pain. Given how awful foot pain can be, that’s not surprising! The question…
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