So.. “What is a Pedorthist?” is one of the more commonly asked questions I get in my day to day practice. The world of foot health professionals can be confusing to navigate having many designations with overlapping scopes of practice. Why choose a pedorthist for your orthotics? Many practitioners are qualified to assess for custom … Read more
Child development can be overwhelming as it is natural as a parent to want to make sure you are doing all things with-in your power to give your child the best chance for developmental success. We often see parents in our practice who are concerned about their childs in-toeing gait pattern, sometimes referred to as … Read more
Let’s talk about compression socks for runners. If you’re a runner you will have noticed by now that compression socks have infiltrated the running world. But the question remains, are they really all they are hyped up to be? So what exactly are compression socks and how do they work? Compression socks are exactly as … Read more
Can Orthotics Improve your golf game? I’m not here to tell you that an orthotic is going to correct your slice, or give you an extra 30 yrds of carry. (If that were the case I’d be over at Augusta right now ensuring Tiger, Rory and Rickies orthotics were in top form the next 4 … Read more
The Gauntlet brace is our secret weapon! The brace is made from a cast of the foot and ankle. It is made of rigid thermoplastic, lined with a cushioning material and enclosed in a leather lace up wrap. It fits well in lace up walking shoes and is a great tool for any sufferer of … Read more
As we are all aware pregnancy triggers a wide array of changes within the body in an exceptionally short period of time. The additional weight being carried in the torso has a direct affect on a woman’s center of gravity and causes the increased curvature in the lower back and forward tilt of the pelvis that we are all use to seeing in pregnant women.
Bunion pain relief is something we get asked about daily. Bunions are a condition that as a Pedorthist we see often. They are a malalignment of the big toe joint (also known as hallux valgus) causing a boney deformation on the inside of the foot at the base of the big toe. Bunions can be … Read more