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Why do I have knee pain and plantar fasciitis

June 3, 2018

Knee Pain and Plantar Fasciitis Many people suffering from plantar fasciitis will develop knee pain shortly after the their first symptoms of heel pain begin. The reason for this is very simple. When our foot is injured we tend to favor it to help reduce the pain. When favoring the injured foot you are actually...

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Does The Ultimate Heel & Arch Orthotic help supination?

April 10, 2018

Controlling Supination   Yes! Our Ultimate Heel & Arch Support does control supination.  Supination is when the ankle rolls to the outside.  Typically people who supinate have a high arch.  Our orthotic was designed with a medial and lateral arch support.  Using our orthotic will help correct the position of your foot.  In turn this will...

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Reoccurring Heel Pain

April 9, 2018

Reoccurring heel pain can often be traced back to something that you are doing wrong.  Whether it the first time you have experienced heel pain or the fifth, the first place to look is at your shoes.   How to inspect your shoes for wear Are the soles worn If the soles of your shoes...

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Worn out shoes and foot pain

March 16, 2018

Running or exercising in worn out shoes will lead to an increase in the rate of occurrence for foot, knee and hip injuries. Over a short period of time athletic shoes can lose their functionality and their ability to protect your feet. Worn out shoes and foot pain go hand and hand. They will create...

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Why the U.S. Navy uses our Ultimate Heel and Arch Support!

March 26, 2017

Try to imagine working on the steel deck of a U.S. Aircraft Carrier! Long hours, extreme weather conditions and severe heel pain.  This is not an ideal situation for our men and women who step into harms way to defend our freedom. This is why the U.S. Navy uses our Ultimate Heel and Arch Support!...

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How to use your new orthotics

January 16, 2012

More is not better when first using your new orthotics It is important to slowly allow your foot, ankle knees to get adjusted to your new orthotics.  Just like an exercise program, you must slowly begin use of your new orthotics. Please follow the few simple steps below and your results will come quick. Wear...

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Plantar Fasciitis and the 5 most common causes

March 16, 2011

Plantar Fasciitis and the 5 most common causes The term Plantar Fasciitis is derived from the words plantar referring to the bottom of the foot and fascia, which is a fibrous tissue that attaches to the bottom of the heel bone and extends forward to the toes. Plantar Fasciitis is simply referring to inflammation of...

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Four proven therapies for plantar fasciitis relief

March 16, 2011

Any one who has even experienced the pain associated with plantar fasciitis (heel or arch pain) can tell you how this common foot condition can negatively impact your work and everyday lifestyle.  Use these four proven therapies for plantar fasciitis relief The term Plantar Fasciitis is derived from the words plantar referring to the bottom of...

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Thera-Band – Will they help strengthen my foot?

March 14, 2011

Yes, Thera-bands will help strengthen and rehabilitate foot, ankle and knees. They work by strengthening targeted muscle groups and improving range of motion for joints.  By targeting specific muscle groups you are less likely to re-injury the damaged tissue.  They are an ideal fitness gear, being inexpensive, versatile, lightweight.  Thera-bands are small enough to store...

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