Ankle Sprains – To Brace or Not to Brace?

Ankle sprains can happen quickly but can take time to recover from depending on the severity. Lateral ankle sprains are the most common types of sprains and account for about 75% of all sprains to the ankle. The ankle joint is held together by many supporting ligaments. Some are more prone to injury than others. … Read more

What’s the deal with Bunions?

When most of us think about bunions we tend to think of that relative that had them from wearing high heeled shoes when they were younger. But did you know that footwear is only one factor that plays a role in the development? Why Me? Bunions are one of the most common foot deformities seen … Read more

The Pedorthist Difference

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

In-Toeing In Children – What You Need To Know

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

Compression Socks For Runners

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

Orthotics And Your Golf Game!

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

Braces for Ankle Joint Arthritis

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