The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Pair of Orthopedic Shoes for Seniors

When it comes to the foot, ankle, and leg, a stable sole and a firm heel are essential for comfort and support. Those with abnormal foot mechanics are the ones most likely to benefit from wearing orthopedic footwear. And because of the changes that occur in their bodies as they age, senior citizens frequently require orthopedic shoes. These shoes are intended to be simple to put on and to offer an increased level of comfort. Read More The Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Pair of Orthopedic Shoes for Seniors


What is Plantar Fasciitis? Its Cause and the Best Orthopedic Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis

What we call the “plantar fascia” is actually a fairly thick band of tissue that runs the length of the bottom of the foot. It’s responsible for the arch of the foot and connecting the heel bone to the toes. One develops plantar fasciitis when this tissue swells or becomes inflamed. Read More What is Plantar Fasciitis? Its Cause and the Best Orthopedic Shoes for Plantar Fasciitis


What Are the Important Facts About Leg Length Disparity That Everyone Should Know?

Leg Length Difference (LLD) is a common condition diagnosed by orthopedic surgeons. But how important is it, and how should we handle it if it is? This blog will attempt to provide answers to some of the most important questions you may have regarding the treatment of leg length differences based on evidence from scientific studies. Read More What Are the Important Facts About Leg Length Disparity That Everyone Should Know?


Multiple Issues Caused by Leg Length Discrepancy and How Custom Orthotics Help

LLD is an abbreviation that stands for “Leg Length Discrepancy,” which describes a situation in which one leg is significantly shorter than the other. LLD affects anywhere from 40% to 90% of the population. However, a limb length difference of less than 2 centimeters is typically ignored. A pressure map can reveal LLDs as small as 3 mm that have an impact on gait symmetry. So, when a podiatrist does a full biomechanical exam, one of the first things they should look for is LLD. Read More “Multiple Issues Caused by Leg Length Discrepancy and How Custom Orthotics Help”


What Makes Diabetic Shoes Unique? How Does Custom Footwear Help to Prevent Diabetes Complications?

The gold standard in footwear is well-fitted, custom-made shoes because they essentially distribute body pressure evenly across the entire area of the foot sole, reducing high-pressure points. In addition to absorbing shock and lowering pressure, this also aids in preventing ulcers, corns, foot pain, and ankle pain. Read More “What Makes Diabetic Shoes Unique? How Does Custom Footwear Help to Prevent Diabetes Complications?”


What is Plantar Fasciitis? Causes and How Can it be Treated at Home?

The plantar fascia is a mass of tissue that extends from the soles of your feet to the tips of your toes. Its primary function is to maintain the arch of your foot and keep it from flattening out when you bear weight on your leg. The tibialis anterior and posterior, two small muscles that run along the inside of your ankle, work together to prevent the plantar fascia from becoming overworked. Read More “What is Plantar Fasciitis? Causes and How Can it be Treated at Home?”


Customized Orthotics or Shoe Lift Modification for Chronic Knee Pain

The majority of people will, at some point in their lives, experience knee pain or discomfort. Athletes and people who work on their feet are the ones who understand this the best. The foot mechanics or asymmetry of the gait are frequently the causes of this pain. To alleviate knee pain and other conditions affecting the lower extremities, many people use custom orthotics or, for best results, go for shoe lift modifications. Read More “Customized Orthotics or Shoe Lift Modification for Chronic Knee Pain”