Fast and Simple Ways to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs

Why Our Feet Hurt Our bodies are amazing machines; they are the perfect balance of bones, muscles and fluids. Special cushioning is provided in our joints at vital regions in the body where weight-bearing pressure points occur. Nonetheless, when this fragile combination is disrupted by an injury or physical issue, severe pain can occur. Heel […]

How Better Arch Support Can Help You Avoid Ball Of Foot Pain

Some shoes, especially certain types of women’s footwear, may place undue stress on certain areas of our feet, affecting our body’s natural balance. This may be the source of may foot ailments, including metatarsalgia (ball of foot pain) and others.

Shin Splints: What You Need to Know for Prevention and Treatment

People who regularly exercise or play organized sports are at risk for shin splints, knee pain, Achilles tendonitis, and other lower body injuries. Foot over-pronation, which can often be the cause of his problem, can be treated easily and effectively with orthotic shoe inserts.

Orthotics: How They Are Used to Correct Overpronation Due to Flat Feet

Orthotics help correct over-pronation and can assist in relieving many common aches and pains caused by flat feet and other ailments of the feet such as plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia (ball of foot pain), Morton’s Neuroma, shin splints, Achilles Tendonitis, among many others.

Stretching Exercises and Insoles with Arch Support for Heel Pain Relief

Foot stretching exercises along with orthotic insoles providing firm foot arch support go a long way to prevent and mitigate heel pain due to over-pronation and related foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis.

Morton’s Neuroma and Ball Of Foot Pain: Causes and Relief Using Orthotics

Morton’s Neuroma consists of a painful condition which includes numbness in the toes, and results from continuous or repeated compression of the nerve between the third and fourth metatarsal bones. Here are the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for relieving this condition.

Orthotics Study Found Off-the-Shelf Insoles More Effective Than Custom-Made

A new study conducted at fifteen orthopedic foot centers found prefabricated orthotic insoles to be more effective than the more expensive custom-made insoles sold at many foot care specialty stores. The study’s conclusion provides a starling result that could save millions annually in health care costs.

How Overpronation Could Be Causing Your Heel Spurs

Heel spurs are calcified tissue near the heel where the tendons in the foot attach. The main heel spur symptoms are sharp pain in the heel on rising and constant throbbing in the foot. These calcified tissues can dig into the inflamed flesh of the foot, causing pain. A common cause of heel spurs is inflammation of the plantar fascia, also known as plantar fasciitis.

How Overpronation May Cause Knee Pain

Knee and lower leg pain is a common complaint among many people, and can have many different causes. A common cause of leg and knee pain is a biomechanical disorder known as over-pronation.