Custom Orthotics to treat foot pain

What to do when your feet hurt

Our feet play an important role in our lives, hence, it is only right that we take good care of them. From time to time, you may find your feet hurting, and this may be due to the shoe you are wearing. This is where orthotics come in. Orthotics involves orthoses application to promote neuromuscular…
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How do you get fit for custom orthotics in Longmont?

Examine your health history First, the professional will ask you for your history of foot pain. Based on your answer, they will be able to determine the source of your problem. Examine your range of motion Then, the professional will evaluate your range of motion. They won’t just look at your feet but will also…
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Should you try barefoot shoes?

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

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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Custom Orthotics to treat foot pain

Can orthotics treat heel spurs?

Heel spurs are one of the most common causes of heel pain and are often associated with a lot of discomforts during jumping, walking or running. However, getting rid of it is not simple and takes some effort. Can orthotics help? Well, the answer is a yes but before digging deeper, it is important to…
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Orthotics for the athlete

Shoe lacing tips with orthotics

Do you know how to tie your shoes with orthotics? Properly lacing your shoes can enhance the fit of your custom orthotics and reduce strain. There are a couple of techniques that you should apply if your laces keep coming undone and if you have a wide forefoot or a narrow ankle. If you have…
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Custom orthotics will help you get back to what you enjoy

Put your best foot forward

While they may be a fashionable choice, ballet pumps and high heels affect your knees, feet and back since they lack support at the foot arches. Lack of natural foot arch support can result in changes to your running and walking pattern or cause pain in different parts of your body. Custom orthotics and insoles…
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