You may experience pain, rubbing, or even feel like your feet are on fire when you walk. If this is the case, using custom orthotics will change the way you walk, the way you feel, and help with your pain. Don’t reach for market brands that don’t know your feet. Instead, trust that a podiatrist […]
Orthotic shoe inserts are molded to fit your foot. When combined with properly fitted shoes, orthotics fix gait problems that can cause knee and back pain.
Custom orthotic inserts are specially made to fit your foot shape. These inserts are used to treat many feet and ankle problems and to improve performance in athletic endeavors.
Some of the best methods for preventing foot and ankle problems in the first place are to be sure to use the proper footwear, stretch before exercising, and perform regular foot inspections with the aid of your foot doctor. In addition, using the right orthotic shoe inserts and devices can provide more support and treat […]
It’s common to see all types of generic shoe inserts at shoe stores and pharmacies, but have you ever wondered about custom orthotics? Podiatry practices like Podiatry Center of New Jersey offer patients with custom orthotics to help with a variety of foot and ankle issues, from short-term trauma recovery to chronic heel pain. Find […]
April is National Foot Awareness Month so it’s an ideal time to think about your foot health and foot care. One important aspect of foot care is prevention of foot and ankle problems, which can be done not only through diligent foot inspections, stretching, and wearing proper shoes, but also through the use of orthotics. […]
Hammertoe is a deformity that causes your toes to hold an abnormal position. It can be caused by shoes, the structure of your foot, trauma, and diseases. If you suffer from hammertoe, your toe will have a bend in the middle instead of holding the correct position. You will notice that the toes affected are […]
Experiencing changes to your body as you get older is natural, but you may not be aware of how aging affects your feet. When you are in your twenties and thirties, your feet are at their strongest. The muscles begin losing their strength at this point, and the bones are thinning, which can lead to […]
Morton’s Neuroma is a condition that is painful and is located on the ball of your foot. It occurs when the tissue around a nerve leads to a toe thickening from the compression and irritation. It usually occurs between your third and fourth toe but can also affect the second and third toes. Middle-aged women […]
The Moore Balance Brace is a device prescribed by a podiatrist and is meant to help you have better mobility and less chance of falling. No matter the age, anyone can be at risk for a fall. Legs and feet get injured, ankles become weak, and then the inevitable happens. When a fall happens, the […]