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Best Custom Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis | best orthotics for plantar fasciitis by DocSpallone Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 4:38pm Sole Supports Orthotic What are the best orthotics for plantar fasciitis and other foot problems? The best orthotics for plantar fasciitis will make the foot function better AND feel better. In order to make the best orthotics for plantar fasciitis, you have to do more than what is commonly expected of a custom orthotics lab (and th ... Read on »
Orthotics may relieve foot pain from running or exercising by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm 1 Comment People with high arches are at increased risk for foot pain and stress fractures of their bones of their feet because their feet are usually very poor shock absorbers. A report in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (October 2007) shows that custom orthotics can help. When you run rapidly, your foot hits the ground with a force equal to ab ... Read on »
How Orthotics Can Prevent Bunion Surgery by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 12:34pm A bunion is a common foot deformity that presents as a bump on the inside of your great toe joint. Especially in warmer climates, such as Houston, where people tend to wear open shoes year-round, people with bunions become concerned about the appearance. When they put on a closed shoe, the pressure on the bunion can cause a sharp, stabbing pain ... Read on »
Foot Orthotics May Relieve Arthritis Pain by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 01 Sep 2008 7:12pm this Is a great article about Foot Orthotics and arthritis pain Link: Foot Orthotics May Relieve Arthritis Pain. Read on »
When and How Often to Replace Your Orthotics by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted Fri 07 Aug 2009 12:18pm An orthotic is a vital piece of equipment for those who wear them. They provide support and comfort when running and playing sports. They also help people get through their day outside of sports and exercise. One of the biggest misconceptions is that orthotics should only be used for exercise and athletics. This couldn’t be further from the ... Read on »
Over-The-Counter Orthotics Decrease Foot Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm A new study in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association found over-the-counter orthotics increased arch height and decreased arch pain, bunion pain, knee pain and back pain. Orthotics are semi-rigid devices designed to control abnormal motion in the foot, support the arch and reduce pain associated with common foot problems. C ... Read on »
Update Your Orthotics with OUR “Cash for Clunkers” Program by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted Tue 06 Oct 2009 10:03pm How can a Houston, TX podiatrist’s office offer a “Cash for Clunkers” program? Well don’t bring your old gas guzzler. The government ended that program! What we’ll do is trade in your old, worn, beat-up orthotics or insoles and evaluate you for brand new orthotics. The useful lifetime of a custom orthotic is usually three to five years ... Read on »
Another New Video About Orthotics by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:05pm The videos just got up on the website, so I can't call this one a sneak preview. This video discusses the use of a custom orthotic to control the biomechanics of the lower extremity. When we deal with the multitude of foot and ankle injuries, mechanics plays some role. From heel pain, to neuromas, to chronic ankle sprains, controlling the mech ... Read on »
Orthotics for Treatment of Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:06pm Orthotics are devices designed to control abnormal motion in the foot. Custom orthotics are made by taking a mold of the foot, while prefabricated orthotics are based on foot size. Orthotics are a common treatment for patients with plantar fasciitis, the most common cause of heel pain. The research to support the use of orthotics in the treatm ... Read on »
How Many Pair of Orthotics are Necessary? by Dr. Andrew Schneider Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:02pm I occasionally have new patients come into the office after visiting an “orthotic store” with three or four pair of off-the-shelf insoles. These unscrupulous stores prey on the emotions of people who are in pain. These victims drop over $1000 on insoles that may provide temporary relief, but ultimately don’t help them. What’s worse, they c ... Read on »