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Flat Feet (Pes Planus or Fallen Arches)

09th August 2009
Flat Feet (Pes Planus or Fallen Arches) Now, what does the condition of flat feet have to do with knee pain, back pain and neck pain? Our feet are the foundation of support for the pelvis and spine. In addition, they support the whole weight of the bod... Read >
Author: AJHEELS

What is foot orthotics and how do they work?

17th July 2009
This article sheds more light on the term "foot orthotics" - what they are, how they work, the different types of orthotics available and which common complaints can be treated with orthotics. What does the term "orthotic" denote? The word orthotic... Read >
Author: painfreewalking

New Balance Orthopedic Shoes

17th July 2009
New Balance has long been popular among runners and avid walkers for their comfortable athletic shoes. Their line of custom orthopedic shoes promises the same level of quality that their customers have come to expect.Each New Balance Orthopedic Shoe is co... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Hush Puppies: Comfort and Style

17th July 2009
Hush Puppies is an internationally successful brand of casual footwear based in Rockford, Michigan. The first Hush Puppies were created in 1958 when the Chairman of Wolverine Worldwide (the parent company of Hush Puppies) was investigating the process of ... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Orthopedic Insoles made from Memory Foam

16th July 2009
"Memory foam" has recently become popular among lines of orthopedic shoes and orthopedic insoles. This visco-elastic material is designed to conform to the shape of your feet. Memory foam actually changes shape when you wear it (just as if you were making... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Exercises to Help Improve Weakened Arches

16th July 2009
Collapsed arches can be present at birth or develop at a young age. They are especially common among athletes who have put a lot of stress on their foot and calf muscles, and they also tend to develop among the elderly or women who have spent too much tim... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Choosing an Orthopedic Sandal

10th July 2009
It's not easy to find a pair of sandals that properly supports your feet. But after an entire summer of sandal wearing, you'll wish you had. Most sandals - with their flat, thin sole - simply don't cut it when it comes to supporting the arch, heel, toes a... Read >
Author: kentsmith

How To Understand Overpronation and Knee Pain If You Have Flat Feet

10th July 2009
Overpronation is inward roll of the foot while standing, walking, running or dancing. Allowing the foot to roll inwards causes noticeable internal rotation of the lower leg and knee and can influence the body's posture. This can result in extra strain on ... Read >
Author: Dianne M. Buxton

Flat Feet Versus Fallen Arches

09th July 2009
Q: What is the difference between flat feet and fallen arches? A: Though some people use flat feet and fallen arches interchangeably, they can and should be distinguished. Medically speaking, a person with flat feet has no arches at all. The soles of t... Read >
Author: kentsmith

Over-pronation explained...

19th June 2009
Over-pronation, fallen arches and flat feet Pronation and Supination are common terms that are often associated with fallen arches, high arches, flat feet etc. This article discusses the significance of these terms and enumerates the particular problem... Read >
Author: painfreewalking

Shin Splints and Flat Feet: Causes and Treatments

15th June 2009
Over-Pronation, Sports, and Shin Splints If you love running or participating in team sports, you're at risk for shin splints, pain in the knees, Achilles tendonitis, and other lower extremity injuries. Medial tibial stress syndrome, as it is called by... Read >
Author: Salomon

Long Term Affects of Polio: What’s the Difference Between Flat and Flaccid Feet?

18th May 2009
The quick and crucial answer to the question, "What's the difference between flat and flaccid feet?" is that flat feet, though they have fallen arches, retain mobility whereas flaccid feet have lost the ability to move at all. Both conditions are long ter... Read >
Author: Kent

Types of Orthotic Shoe Inserts and How They Can Help Your Excess Pronation

13th May 2009
In general terms, there are three different kinds of orthotics to think about when you are about to make a crucial decision for your feet. Each of these types of devices has varying characteristics, and are used depending on your particular condition.: ... Read >
Author: Salomon

Foot Pain In Runners: How to Relieve Plantar Fasciitis Using Arch Support Inserts

02nd April 2009
Heel pain in runners can become an excruciating experience. Once you encounter heel or arch pain, it may be difficult to adjust your lifestyle if you are used to being active. It is important for runners to be aware of the symptoms and treatments for some... Read >
Author: Salomon

Flat Feet In Youth: Main Symptoms And Treatment With Orthotic Shoe Insoles

17th January 2009
Flat feet in children is often hard to detect when they are first born, since baby fat often hides the true shape of the foot. As months go by and as the child starts walking, the situation becomes more noticeable. As the child gets older, a normal arch s... Read >
Author: Salomon
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