Common Foot Problems

There are 206 bones in the human body… and 25% of them are in the feet!! It’s clear, then, that your feet are vitally important and why we need to take care of this foundation of every-day life!

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What are Orthotics?

Orthoses act much like glasses or contact lenses. They are devices worn to correct a physical problem, restoring proper function and/or relieving pain. In this case, they fit in your shoes to control the way your feet function and to alleviate pain from pronation (turning of the foot), flat feet, heel pain, persistent ankle sprains, bunions, corns, or calluses, etc.

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Orthotics Use and Care

The foot is a complex structure, made up of 26 bones positioned by ligaments, tendons and muscles. Every time your heel strikes the ground, a joint unlocks in preparation for motion. As you move forward, the joint locks again. The foot becomes a rigid lever so that you can push off toward the next step.

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Your Feet and Diabetes

The metabolic disorders that diabetics experience result in a number of other dangerous conditions; one being neuropathy. Neuropathy is a disorder of the peripheral nervous system. Because neuropathy causes a numbness in the hands and feet, it can become difficult to notice/feel injuries, sores, lesions, etc.

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