• Orthotics

    Orthotics

    What are orthotics? Orthotics, also known as shoe inserts and/or arch supports, are a structured and supportive device that help align the foot in a neutral manner to prevent increased stress and strain on joints, tendons, and ligaments due to biomechanical abnormalities. These inserts fit inside your shoe. What do they do? Orthotics do not

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  • Can Ankle Instability Contribute To Plantar Fasciitis?

    Can Ankle Instability Contribute To Plantar Fasciitis?

    Podiatry Today Author(s): Laura Bohman, DPM, and Bob Baravarian, DPM Introduction Plantar fasciitis is a well-known pathology to most foot and ankle specialists. A systematic review performed by Landorf and Menz found that heel pain affects 7 percent of people over 65, makes up one-quarter of all foot injuries in runners, and accounts for 1

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