Children with Sever’s Disease Can Reduce Heel Pain. Here’s How

What is Sever's Disease? What can you do about it?

According to KidsHealth.com Sever's Disease or Calcaneal Apophysitis is a bone condition that is product of inflammation of the growth plate in the heel of the foot that typically occurs between 8 and 14 years old. The pain of Sever's Disease stems from the heel bone growing faster the the muscles and tendons around it causing them to be less flexible and put extra pressure on the growth plate in the foot.

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Hockey & Skate Insoles Should Have Shock Absorption
If you take look at professional athletes all around the world they are all wearing professionally made insoles in their athletic shoes. Both hockey players and ice skaters are known for wearing specially designed insoles in order to perform at optimum levels. Companies such as Superfeet, Pedag, Sole, CurrexSole and Spenco are all dedicated to providing footwear solutions for both hockey and skate athletes. Here is a quick guide that will help you pick the right hockey and skate insoles the next time you get ready to hit the ice:

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How to Think About Insoles When It’s Time to Consider Them, Part 1
Let’s say you had another day that dragged on forever at the office. You come home and can barely muster up the strength to do anything with your family. You’re crabby and irritable. How can you break the cycle of this happening one more day? The answer is to think about your feet and the insoles in your shoes. Whenever you can’t pinpoint why you’re tired, you will have to think outside the box to find an answer. The bottom line is that if your feet aren’t totally supported during the day, there’s no way you are going to feel totally supported at the end of the day. The solution is truly to support your feet via the use of insoles – and especially if you’re standing most of the day or even for a few hours, it’s time to get some sturdy insoles. You might think this is all just a marketing plot to get more sales at The Insole Store but it’s not. Think back to when your feet feel good. Your psychological state follows your feet. Full Story
What is OOfos Made Of -Any Harsh Chemicals?
Thank you, thank you for your research and kind help. We are delighted and grateful for the lack of chromate in Oofos. They feel wonderful. Marsali C. On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 7:10 AM, TheInsoleStore.com Customer Service < wrote: Marsali, Thank you for your patience as we have been awaiting an answer from OOFOS about whether the footwear is treated with Chromate. Our account manager from OOFOS reached out to the owner of OOFOS, who was able to confirm that "Chromate is not in OOFOS or used in any way to treat OOFOS." I have included some additional information about OOFOS below. What are OOFOS made of? OOFOS are constructed from a unique and proprietary, closed cell foam — we named it OOfoam. You won’t find it anywhere but in a pair of OOFOS. > What makes OOfoamTM special? When you pick up a pair of OOFOS, the first thing you notice is their incredible lightness. Put them on and you can feel the difference immediately: that’s OOfoam. It’s a breakthrough in recovery technology, offering 37% more impact absorption than EVA (traditional foam found in athletic shoes). This means that with each step, the impact that travels from your feet up through your body is reduced by more than a third! So instead of stressing tired feet and joints after a workout, OOfoam and the patented OOFOS footbed absorb impact. When you’re not exercising, OOfoam gives your whole body the opportunity to relax, rebuild and recover. Full Story