Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

The History of SPENCO

Spenco was founded in 1967 by Dr. Wayman Spence. Dr. Spence created innovative foot ware and other products to help bring millions of people relief from common foot pain and fatigue. Now Spenco has products to help relieve pain from multiple sources of foot pain and discomfort and sells them nationwide through authorized dealers. Starting with […]

TARSAL TUNNEL SYNDROME – DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome is similar to carpal tunnel syndrome except this disorder occurs in the space between the bones of the feet and the surrounding tissue.  It is caused by a pinched nerve, the tibal nerve. Symptoms include pain on the sole of the foot, usually described as a burning or tingling sensation becoming more […]

THE BEST SPENCO INSOLES FOR COMFORT AND RELIEF

Many of us already are aware of the benefits wearing replacement Orthotics have for our feet and overall health.  We seek out a good quality Insole to provide extra cushioning and support because we lead very active lives or our job requires us to stand all day, walk long distances or generally do things that […]

SYMPTOMS AND TREATMENT FOR METATARSALGIA

Pain associated with the middle toes of the foot is most likely Metatarsalgia.  This painful foot disorder results in swelling and inflammation of the joints and bones making up the ball of the foot area. Other symptoms can include sharp pain behind the toes in the ball of foot area. Pain increases with any activity […]

SPENCO GEL COMFORT INSOLES: FEEL THE DIFFERENCE

We have all seen the advertisements about Gel Insoles.  The inferred message that wearing Gel Insoles will give you a feeling that you are walking on a cloud.  Great advertisement. It promotes the fact that  something can offer protection and relief against tired, sore feet.  Gel absorbs energy, Gel absorbs shock. So why not Gel […]