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

June 26, 2012

The U.S. navy now uses our Ultimate Heel and Arch Support for our troops suffering from Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinitis and metatarsalgia! Try to imagine working on the steel deck of a U.S. Aircraft Carrier! Long hours, extreme weather conditions and severe foot pain.  This is not an ideal situation for our men and women who...

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How to use your new orthotics

January 16, 2012

More is not better! It is important to slowly allow your foot, ankle knees to get adjusted to your new supports.  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 your new orthotics for one (1)...

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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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Worn out shoes and foot pain

March 16, 2011

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. When a shoes begins to break down it creates an opportunity for injuries...

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Four proven therapies for plantar fasciitis relief

March 16, 2011

Disclaimer: The advice on this page is not intended to substitute for a visit to your health care provider.  Consult your doctor if you feel you have a medical problem. Four proven therapies for plantar fasciitis relief Any one who has even experienced the pain associated with plantar fasciitis (heel or arch pain) can tell...

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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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How does biofreeze help treat my foot pain?

March 14, 2011

Biofreeze Gel works fast to relieve many types of foot pain including heel pain, arch pain, ankle pain or just general foot pain.  Biofreeze is mostly used in cold therapy pain management. Biofreeze has the same results on the body as an ice pack except it has the ability to penatrate deeper into the muscle...

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What is a C.ped (Certified Pedorthist)?

February 3, 2011

C. Ped. stands for Certified Pedorthist. The field of Pedorthics is the study of footwear and supplemental devices for footwear; including orthoses, prostheses, shoe modifications, shoe fitting and shoe fabrication.

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