Orthopaedic shoes

Off the Shelf Orthopaedic, Modified and Custom Shoes

Off the Shelf Orthopaedic, Modified and Custom Shoes Off the shelf orthopaedic, modified and custom shoes are three different names for shoes that provide different benefits. These kinds of shoes have features that can help with shoe fit as well…
Plantar fascia insertion point

How to prevent plantar fasciitis

How to prevent plantar fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is one of the more common diagnoses that I see in the clinic. When plantar fasciitis develops, some people can determine what event led to the pain, while others may never know. The…
Supportive sandals for men and women

Sandal Tips for the Summer

Sandal Tips for the Summer Now that summer is here, it’s time to think about what sandals to wear. For a lot of people, summer can also mean being more active and taking more and/or longer walks outside. You may…
Haglund's Deformity - bump on the back of the heel

Extra bump on the foot

Extra bump on the foot An extra bump can be present on the foot for various reasons. Some can be the way the foot structure is from genetics, and some can develop over time. The more common bumps that are…

Orthotics and winter activities

Orthotics and winter activities During the winter, the activities and sports performed in the snow have very different types of footwear compared to the non-snowy seasons. Because the footwear is very different, it is a common question to ask about…

How to maximize your exercise success

How to maximize your exercise success When making a new year’s resolution that includes exercise, it is common for people to fall out of the routine a few months into the year. In some cases, the reason for this can…
A foot crammed in a dress shoe

Shoe Tips for the Holidays

Shoe Tips for the Holidays The month of December can be change to your weekly routines, which can mean a change to your shoes. You could be spending more time on your feet when shopping and cooking, in the house…
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…