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Shin Splints and Orthotics

Orthotics provide additional shock absorption and foot padding, protecting you from shin splints, among other injuries. This article will help clarify which type is the best for you.When your body is in motion, your feet act as shock absorbers. When they stop absorbing shock so well, you can develop shin splints due to the added strain.The shape of the strength, mobility, and arches of your feet can affect your capacity to absorb shock, which determines [...]

By |December 15th, 2022|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

How Orthotics Can Get Rid Of Heel Pain

A lot of people have pain in the back of the heel or the foot. You might think your shoes are to blame. You bought orthopedic shoes, but no change. The pain just stays and stays.If your gait or posture when you stand is to blame, shoe choice won’t be decisive to the outcome. The amount of support you have in your shoe is also a factor.You might find orthotics a suitable solution for your [...]

By |November 4th, 2022|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Fallen Arches and Orthotics

We speak of a fallen arch when the longitudinal foot arch loses integrity and gets flat. The whole sole comes into full or almost full contact with the ground when a person has a fallen arch. This condition is sometimes referred to as a flexible flatfoot, although fallen arches and flat-footedness aren't the same, as we're about to explain in the next section.It's called a flexible flatfoot because when the arch is not bearing weight, [...]

By |September 28th, 2022|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Haglund’s Deformity

Haglund's Deformity Orthopedist Patrick Haglund of Stockholm was the recognized leader among a small but slowly growing group of Scandinavian physicians. He discovered a painful foot condition that came to be known as Haglund's Deformity, which he first described in 1927. Other names for the syndrome include 'pump bump,' Mulholland deformity, and retrocalcaneal exostosis. This common but not yet fully understood condition manifests in a bony growth at the back of the heel. It causes [...]

By |June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Achilles Tendonitis

Do you experience? Pain and stiffness above the back of the heel and lower leg in the morning Pain after running, jumping, stair climbing and sprinting Severe pain the day after exercising Swelling around the area that gets worse with activity Do you have? Tight calf or hamstring muscles Bony spur on the back of the heel Very flat or very high arched feet Poor footwear for daily use or during exercise Steps to take: [...]

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

              Have you experienced? An incident of planting and pivoting your foot or hyperextending your knee followed by extreme pain in your knee joint Large amounts of swelling in the knee joint immediately after the injury occurred Subsequent loss of strength and feeling like your knee will give way from underneath you Have you seen? Your family doctor for a referral to an orthopaedic specialist A Physio or Athletic [...]

By |November 6th, 2020|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Back to School Shoe Shopping Guide

By: Francis Roque Footwear Specialist It seems that it was just days ago that the school year ended, and yet it’s already time to start getting ready for back to school season. From those starting in the classroom to those returning, a brand new pair of shoes is almost always on the list. While looking for flashy shoes to wow their fellow classmates might be the priority, it’s good to keep a couple of things [...]

By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

Achilles Tendonitis

Do you experience? Pain and stiffness above the back of the heel and lower leg in the morning Pain after running, jumping, stair climbing and sprinting Severe pain the day after exercising Swelling around the area that gets worse with activity […]

By |July 26th, 2018|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments

The Story Behind Game On Outdoor Ball Hockey – Supporting Kid’s Mental Health (ROCK)

  It was the fall of 2012 and we were looking for a fundraising event for our MOWC Foundation which promoted physical activity & health and wellness while supporting a charity. Ball hockey is a passion of ours but how could we make it different? Most people play ball hockey in arenas indoors. We rarely see anyone play ball hockey outside the way we did when we were kids. […]

By |June 10th, 2017|Categories: Orthotics|0 Comments
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