Posts By: Tyler McCracken

Forefoot Pain: Prevention and Treatment for Metatarsalgia

Forefoot pain can be caused by many different disorders. The most common condition is metatarsalgia, a painful disorder associated with the metatarsal (ball of foot) region of the foot. Metatarsalgia affects the bones and joints at the ball of the foot, and symptoms are generally located under the 2nd, 3rd and 4th metatarsal heads, which […]

Plantar Fasciitis: The Most Common Heel Pain of the Foot

Do you suffer from heel pain? You’re not alone. Heel pain affects over two million Americans annually. The pain experienced can range from mild discomfort to outright debilitating pain. But did you know that if you have heel pain, you might have a condition called plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is one of the primary causes of foot […]

Hallux Limitus / Hallux Rigidus: How to Treat for Pain Relief

Hallux Rigidus and Hallux Limitus are the same foot disorder but at different stages of development.  The condition brings on limited motion to the big toe or a stiff toe.  When movement is restricted by a bone spur, upper movement of the toe is restricted. When the joint is capable of motion, the condition is Hallux Limitus.  However, […]

What Are Supination Insoles?

If you were told that you need supination insoles, it’s because your feet tend to over-supinate. What does this mean? Simply speaking, your foot rolls outward as you walk. Supination insoles tend to be high arch support that will help your feet maintain proper motion and promote a healthy pronation with each step. You don’t consciously supinate. It’s […]