When U. S. Open Tennis champion Andy Roddick was 15 years old, he came to my office requesting a replacement pair of old-fashioned technology orthotics. He had been using them for about a year for generalized foot pain and he had outgrown them. I made him the pair that he requested and also recommended to […]
The food server, retail worker, and nurse all have one thing in common: they spend most of their day standing. They, along with thousands of others, suffer from foot pain that they assume is a normal condition of their occupation. One patient of mine admitted that “for too long I accepted my sore, achy feet,
Shin splints are very common – in fact, 13% of all running injuries are caused by tibial stress syndrome (more commonly known as shin splints). Most athletes, dancers, and runners will get them on occasion and non-athletes can get them just from doing something they are unaccustomed to doing, such as jogging to catch their runaway dog.
A question we are often asked in our podiatry practice is “Would orthotics be good for my flat feet?” The short answer is “Yes” but like any good consumer, you should understand why. Flat Feet and Fallen Arches The terms “flat feet” and “fallen arches” are used to describe the same problem. They are often