Category: Common Foot Conditions

What is Neuropathy?

Peripheral Neuropathy is a degenerative condition, which manifests as burning, tingling, or numbness in the hands and or feet. Affected persons often describe symptoms in a stocking or glove distribution. Peripheral Neuropathy can result from endocrine abnormalities such as diabetes mellitus, traumatic injuries, over exposure to toxins such as alcohol or chemotherapy. In some instances, […]

October 2017 Deal of the Month

Buy any 2 toe spacers/spreaders (1 dozen foam or single silicone), budin splints, toe caps, crest pads or lambs wool and get 1 free! Reduce pain and friction associated with crooked, overlapping and/or flexible hammer toes, corns or calluses with a variety of our pads and splints. These are considered conservative methods of treating minor […]

Certified Fitter-therapeutic Shoes

We are pleased to announce that Becky has obtained her CFts which is an ABC Certified Fitter-therapeutic shoes as a health care professional who is specifically educated and trained to provide non-custom therapeutic shoes and non-custom multi-density inserts. This includes patient assessment, formulation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice […]

Weekend Warriors: Injury Prevention

Have you noticed that the more time marches on the more difficult it is to bounce back from an injury? Even a mild workout or impromptu pick up game of basketball or flag football can cause significant soreness the next day. It used to be, 20+ years ago, you could easily shrug off such soreness […]

2 Main Reasons Why Bunions Hurt

Simplified, bunions result when the big toe shifts over to the lesser toes and the bone behind it shifts out, resulting in a prominent bump. As the big toe shifts over, the capsule and other soft tissues surrounding the big toe joint become stretched resulting in the stretch receptors to fire and cause pain. As […]