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What are Orthotics

As you know, your feet work hard and act as shock absorbers for the entire body. It’s no wonder that if you’re having foot issues, your whole body can have problems as a result. So, where does pain in your feet come from? Pain can stem from various areas such as structural abnormalities, imbalances, deformities,…
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What are Shin Splints?

Shin splints are a painful condition that involves inflammation that occurs on the front or inside of the shinbone. It is a common condition for runners, athletes, dancers, members of the military, and police also often experience shin splints. The main characteristic of shin splints is pain in the lower part of the leg between…
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Custom Orthotics to treat foot pain

Plantar Fasciitis Basics

Plantar fasciitis is basically inflammation of the band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes. The plantar fascia is a thick band that runs along the bottom of your foot. When this tissue is inflamed it can cause a sharp stabbing pain, especially when you take your first steps in the morning.…
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How orthotics can help

77% of respondents to a foot survey 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 then becomes: How is foot pain treated? There are insoles and…
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Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

Custom orthotics are more than arch support

Orthotics are far more than simple arch support. Your footprint is only one part of the story. Orthotic devices should align your feet, balancing both the forefoot and rear foot. Proper alignment and support will allow optimal foot function as you move through your day. If you purchase an off-the-shelf orthotic, there is little chance…
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PTI Orthotics offers over 30 different types of orthotics

Orthotic Shoe Inserts

Top 4 Benefits of Custom Orthotic Shoe Inserts If you have foot pain, you’ve probably considered purchasing a pair of orthotic shoe inserts. You may be wondering whether to simply buy some premade inserts or to spring for custom orthotic shoe inserts. Before you make your decision, here are the top four benefits of custom…
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What is the Orthotics Specialty?

Orthotics is a specific specialty in medicine that focuses on using devices to assist with joint motions and to reduce pain. Orthotics can also refer to some of the specific devices used to achieve pain relief and improved motion. Orthotics can be especially useful for patients with chronic conditions, such as osteoarthritis and arthritis, particularly…
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Signs You Need New Orthotics

Do you remember when you got your orthotics for the first time? It was a life changing experience, right? But between then and now, how long has it been? If you don’t remember, it’s probably been much longer than you think. Every day that you wear your orthotics you are impressing wear and tear onto…
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Orthotics to help with osteoarthritis

I’ll just buy some squishy orthotics

We hear often at PTI Orthotics in Boulder and Longmont that those squishy orthotics at a big box store will work just fine. 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…
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How Non-orthotic Shoes Hurt Your Feet Short-term, and Your Body Long-term

Unless you are retired or a professional athlete, most likely, when you experience feet pain it is easy for you to brush it aside and continue with your day. This behavior can be detrimental to your health long-term. Orthotic shoes are created to help your feet; non-orthotic shoes are meant for status or events, or…
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