Collapsed foot arch with the toes pointing out

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)

Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)   What is Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD)? Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) occurs when the tibialis posterior muscle is not functioning properly. This muscle originates on the inside of the lower leg (tibia), travels…
The left hip is lower than the right which causes a leg length discrepancy.

Leg Length Discrepancy

Leg Length Discrepancy What is it? A leg length discrepancy is when one leg is shorter than the other. This can be a structural or a functional difference, which are both treated differently. A structural difference occurs when one leg…

COVID-19, and what we are doing

COVID-19, and what we are doing As businesses start to open again and people begin to feel more comfortable leaving their homes, we will outline what we are doing to keep you safe from COVID-19. First, I do want to…
Foot pronation leading to internal rotation of the leg, which is pointing the knee inwards.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is pain at the patellofemoral joint. This joint is the contact point between the knee cap (patella) and the upper leg bone (femur). The knee cap (patella)…

Calcaneal Fat Pad Contusion/Fat Pad Syndrome

Calcaneal Fat Pad Contusion/Fat Pad Syndrome   What is it? Calcaneal fat pad contusion, or fat pad syndrome, occurs when the fat pad under the heel becomes irritated. There is a fat pad that sits under the heel to protect…
A high arch

Pes Cavus (High Arch)

Pes Cavus (High Arch) What is it? Pes cavus (high arch) is when the arch on the inside of the foot is higher than what would be considered normal. This pes cavus (high arch) may be flexible, leading to a…
Rocker sole shoe

Shoe Modifications

Shoe Modifications Why Would I Need Shoe Modifications? Ever find a shoe that was almost perfect, except for a small issue? Shoe modifications can help with the fit to improve comfort and reduce pain. There are small and easy modifications…
Four pairs of orthopaedic shoes, Cambrian.

Orthopaedic Shoes

Orthopaedic Shoes What are Orthopaedic Shoes? Orthopaedic shoes contain features to aid with fit and function. These features may include a removeable insole, strong heel counter, stable midsole/base, a lace or Velcro closure, multiple width options and other specialty features.…
View from the bottom of the foot

Diabetes and the Feet

Diabetes and the Feet Diabetic complications can lead to problems in the feet. These problems can become serious if not taken care of. Those with diabetes should be monitoring their feet to prevent these problems from worsening. What is Diabetes?…
Bones in the knee joint with the meniscus indicated in red.

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis What is it? Knee osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage in the knee wears down causing friction at the knee joint. This cartilage may wear down until the bones are rubbing together without the protection of the cartilage. Knee…