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How To Treat a Swollen Achilles Tendon

26th October 2010
A swollen Achilles Tendon is a sign of something called Achilles Tendonitis. It is sometimes referred to as an inflammation in your Achilles Tendon, but it is not. This is one of the reasons that pain killers or anti-inflammatory drugs do not have any eff... Read >
Author: Lars Henriksson

Midsoles: EVA versus PU

30th September 2009
When deciding which running shoe to buy, perhaps the most important feature of the shoe is its midsole. You can't see the midsole (it is sandwiched between the outsole and the insole), but it is largely responsible for the cushioning your feet, knees, hip... Read >
Author: jane baron

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

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

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

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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