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Do heel lifts help if I have Achilles Tendonitis?

Heel lifts can help when treating this condition as they can reduce the tension felt in, and stretch to, your Achilles tendon. This is often matched with a program of exercises to slowly stretch and gradually strengthen the calf muscle group. Should this not be successful in treating the condition, the next stage often sees…
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Can I carry on running with shin splints?

Shin splints are a very common injury for people who enjoy running or dancing as a key form of exercise. They are an inflammation of the tibialis anterior muscle; and are often caused by overuse of the leg muscles, tendons or shin bone, perhaps after a long period with little or no such exercise; or…
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Orthotics for all, not just athletes

Some people think orthotics are mainly for serious athletes. While they certainly do offer benefits for many sports enthusiasts, from tennis players to long-distance runners, they have also helped numerous others who do not partake in regular sports. Orthotics help address and alleviate many common foot and motion issues. Even when the wearer isn’t out…
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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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