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Orthotics for Fallen Arches

Orthotics for Fallen Arches Orthotics are a common treatment for fallen arches and for the pain that develops from it. First, it's important to determine what it means to have a fallen arch, also known as a collapsed arch. A…
Exercise - back extension from the ground

Considerations for Exercise Changes

Considerations for Exercise Changes A new year can mean making changes to your exercise routine. When making changes, this can be starting up exercise all together, or it can be other changes such as: Trying a new activity Increasing how…
Trick or treating

Halloween Tips for the Feet

Halloween Tips for the Feet Halloween can be a very exciting time for all ages, but some can feel the affects following the events. If you seem to have aches and pains in your feet or legs during events and…
Heel rolling in (overpronation)

Orthotics for Tendonitis

Orthotics for Tendonitis Tendonitis can be a painful condition that affects the day to day life. There are many different ways of dealing with tendonitis, including orthotics. How can orthotics help for tendonitis conditions? What is tendonitis? First, knowledge of…
Ball of the foot

What is Metatarsalgia?

What is Metatarsalgia? If you have been diagnosed with metatarsalgia, you may be wondering what it is and what to do about it. Metatarsalgia is one of the more common conditions that a Canadian Certified Pedorthist can see in the…
Metatarsal arch collapse, which can lead to Morton's Neuroma

Orthotics for Morton’s Neuroma

Orthotics for Morton’s Neuroma Sharp pains into your toes may lead you to a diagnosis of Morton’s Neuroma. When the diagnosis is confirmed, you may be interested in what it is and how to get rid of the pain. Custom…
A shoe lift for a leg length discrepancy

Orthotics for a leg length discrepancy

Orthotics for a leg length discrepancy A leg length discrepancy can be caused by a few different factors, but orthotics can benefit in many of those cases. First, it’s important to determine what kind of leg length discrepancy it is.…
Footcare room at On the Ball Orthotics in Barrie ON

Five Reasons to see a Footcare Nurse

Five Reasons to see a Footcare Nurse How do you know when to get professional help taking care of your feet? Toenail cutting for seniors is common for a footcare nurse, but there are many other reasons why a footcare…

Insoles for Metatarsalgia

Insoles for Metatarsalgia Metatarsalgia is a common condition that is treated by over the counter or custom insoles. The pain that arises from metatarsalgia can develop from a collapse of an arch in the foot. Supporting this arch with insoles…
Standing on a mat to reduce pressure on the outside of the feet

Pain on the outside of the feet

Pain on the outside of the feet Pain on the outside of the feet can be from a variety of factors, but the way the feet are moving and the footwear worn can be the main or contributing factor. Flat…