Different orthotic styles

Different Styles of Orthotics

Different Styles of Orthotics There are many different styles of orthotics that can be worn. Each style is different depending on what is needed and what shoes they will be put into. Different Hardness Orthotics can be made with many…
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…
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…