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How Custom Orthotics Help with Foot Conditions

How Custom Orthotics Help with Foot Conditions

Orthotics are custom made shoe inserts, made from an electronic scanning or a plaster cast of the foot which is form fitted to the foot when not bearing weight. There are different types of orthotics designed for different activities, various shoe gear and various foot ailments. An orthotic is designed to control the mechanics ofContinue Reading »

Take The Right Steps This Winter!

Take The Right Steps This Winter!

Why Orthotics? Remedy Health Media explains that “it’s important to understand the mechanics of walking. With each step, the vertical axis of the heel ideally should land slightly inverted to the ground, with an inclination of only a few degrees toward the outside of the heel. From there, the foot begins to pronate (flatten) andContinue Reading »

Developing a Training Program for Walkers and Runners

Developing a Training Program for Walkers and Runners

Now that we have finally reached the point where we can step outside without seeing our breath, some of you more “fair-weather” individuals may be considering getting into shape for the summer season. As a Physiotherapist, it never fails that during the first two months of warmer weather I see a significant increase in “overuse”Continue Reading »

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