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6 Signs It’s Time to Replace or Refurbish Your Orthotics

Do you have a pair of orthotics that are worn down, flat and no longer provide any support? If so, chances are it is time to refurbish or replace your orthotics. Orthotic refurbishing helps extend the life of your orthotics.  Refurbishing can include replacing top covers or the addition of extra soft cushioning under the heel […]

Spring into Support With Orthotics for your Sandals

Spring has finally arrived! As the weather begins to get hotter, spring sandals become the shoes of choice. This year’s trends are varied. You might try an oil-rubbed leather, or maybe you prefer color blocking and wide straps. Whatever your favorite sandal style, comfort is key. If you wear orthotics in your shoes, you might […]

Prepare For Your Next Race With Shin Splint Prevention

Big races deserve plenty of training. Whether you plan to run the full or half marathon, the 5K or even the 3K, you should already be boosting your training so you can race well. An important aspect of preparation that many runners don’t consider is shin splint prevention. Shin splints are a common overuse problem that […]

Tendinitis of the Lower Extremities

What is Tendinitis? Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon- a thick fibrous cord that attaches the muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, tendinitis in the lower extremities include your knees and ankles. Common types of tendinitis include: Achilles tendinitis, posterior tibial tendinitis, peroneal tendinitis & patellar tendinitis (patella […]

How to Improve Foot and Leg Pain with Prescription Orthotics

If you are experiencing pain related to your foot, ankle prescription orthotics may be the solution to your discomfort. They can usually be part of the recommended treatment plan for common foot problems like:  heel pain, bunions, shin splints, metatarsalgia. There are two types of orthotic inserts: Functional & Accommodative. Functional orthotics are used to […]

Pronation Injuries: Too Much or Too Little of a Good Thing

John Hollander, DPM, in Santa Rosa, CA, discusses normal foot motion when you run. Too much or too little of this rotation could lead to injuries later.

Spring into Orthotics to End Foot Pain

Custom Orthotics

Spring is in the air! As the weather gets hotter, spring sandals become the shoes of choice. This year’s trends are varied. You might try a jeweled version, or maybe you prefer color blocking. Whatever your favorite sandal style, comfort is key. If you wear orthotics in your shoes, you might feel like your footwear […]