Foot & Ankle Blog

Protecting Your Feet in the Workplace

You spend a good chunk of your day at work. If you have a job that keeps you on your feet (construction worker, teacher, healthcare, etc.) you already understand how important it is to keep your feet from getting sore. But even if you have a desk job, you could be...

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The Future After Clubfoot

A clubfoot diagnosis for a newborn is often extremely difficult emotionally for new parents. Fear, anxiety, stress—these are all common reactions for any parent. A congenital deformity like clubfoot only makes it harder. However, this is not the end. While it is...

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Custom Orthotics Help All Ages

Custom orthotics are strongly associated with adults—especially middle aged and older adults who have had a few decades of wear, tear, and hard mileage on their feet and ankles. This makes a lot of sense intuitively: older people do have more potential sources of pain...

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How to Check Your Gait at Home

Do you experience constant pain when you run? Do you find that no pair of shoes really seems to fit or feel right? There are, of course, dozens if not hundreds of things that could be contributing to your situation. One of the most common culprits, however, is an...

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Are Walking Problems Inherited?

What makes you, “you”? When you trace those building blocks back to their source, you’ll find a little bit of nature and a little bit of nurture. Some things are inherited—they’re imported from mom and dad and a part of your genetic makeup. Others you develop over...

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How the Way You Walk Affects Your Body

If you’ve ever lived in a home with a shoddy foundation, you’re acutely aware that the problems extend throughout the entire structure. Walls and floors crack. Doors and windows jam. The entire home is at risk. It’s the same way with your feet and legs. The way you...

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