Tying up a shoe

The Proper Shoes for Diabetics

The Proper Shoes for Diabetics Proper shoes are very important, but it is an especially important consideration for diabetics. Why are the proper shoes important for diabetics? Finding the proper shoes for a diabetic is important because of complications that…
Navicular stress fracture location

Stress Fractures

Stress Fractures Stress fractures are injuries to the bone caused by repetitive stress to the area. This stress can be from direct force, or from the pull of a muscle/tendon. When the body is not able to heal itself fast…
Heel pain

Other Forms of Heel Pain

Other Forms of Heel Pain Plantar fasciitis and chronic heel pain syndrome are the more common causes of heel pain, but they are not the only causes! There are other conditions that can cause heel pain, such as tarsal tunnel…
A typical location of a bony prominence

The Best Way to Tie Your Shoes

The Best Way to Tie Your Shoes Shoes don’t always have the perfect fit, no matter how many styles you try on. To help improve your shoe fit even more, there are multiple ways to tie up your shoes! Whether…
Lower back pain

Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain Lower back pain can have many different diagnoses, such as muscle strain, osteoarthritis, trauma and pinched nerves. While lower back pain is not normally caused only by the feet, it can contribute to the pain. When the…
Callus on the inside of the big toe

What do your calluses mean?

What do your calluses mean? Calluses on your feet develop when there is more pressure on a particular spot. Why does that spot develop pressure? What do these calluses mean? There are multiple reasons why your feet might develop a…
Four supportive sandals with adjustable straps

Finding the Right Sandal

Finding the Right Sandal Finding the right sandal can be tough when you don’t know what to look for. To help make your sandal shopping a little easier, keep reading for a few features to consider when looking for a…
Bottom of the shoe (shoe sole)

Shoe wear and your feet

Shoe wear and your feet The wear on your shoes can tell a lot about how your feet move. Even as Pedorthists, we typically look at your shoes for a better idea about how your feet are moving. There are…
Location of the cuboid from the bottom of the foot.

Cuboid Syndrome

What is Cuboid Syndrome? Cuboid syndrome occurs when the cuboid bone has shifted out of place. The cuboid bone is located on the outside of the foot, in the small dip after the heel bone. The bone may shift to…
A running and walking shoe

Finding the Right Shoe for Your Feet

Finding the Right Shoe for Your Feet Finding the right shoe can be more in depth than you may think. In addition to finding the correct size, there are multiple factors to consider when selecting a shoe. Type of Shoe…