Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

IT Band Syndrome

Over-pronation may cause pain on the lateral (outer) side of the knee, lateral thigh, or lateral hip.  This pain may be IT Band Syndrome.  The degree of discomfort can range from a dull aching to a sharp stabbing pain, and it is usually not localized but covers a large area. Treatment covers the 3 S’s […]

How to Know Which Insole is Right For You?

Research has shown which types of insoles are good for the different types of foot arches. While many people will experiment to see which product works best, there are a few general rules when it comes to matching insoles with arch types.

Metatarsalgia Forefoot Pain

Metatarsalgia is a general term used to denote a painful foot condition in the metatarsal (ball of foot) region of the foot.  This is a common foot disorder that can affect the bones and joints at the ball of the foot.  Metatarsalgia is often located under the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th metatarsal heads, or more […]

Arch Supports Help More Than The Feet

When people think of arch supports, most think they are designed to only help the feet.  The reality; however, is that many other problems are the result of foot imbalances caused by arch failure. Correcting these imbalances will correct many related problems as well.

Calluses

A callus is a protective thickening of the skin that develops due to recurrent friction and pressure. Most calluses are found on the ball of the foot or on the heel; although, calluses can form in other places on the foot. Sufferers normally experience a burning pain on the ball of the foot, a condition […]