Posts Categorized: Foot Care Articles

Poor Foot Alignment Can Cause Knee Pain

Knee pain can have many different causes, such as injury, arthritis, ligament or cartilage tear, patellar tendonitis, bursitis or due to incorrectly aligned feet. You might notice pain that worsens from kneeling, squatting, bending and/or rising after long periods of sitting.

The Importance Of Foot Orthotics

Many people suffer from foot pain at some point in their life.  In fact, a recent American Podiatric Medical Association poll discovered that half of all working Americans have missed at least one day of work due to a foot problem.  When you consider how important our feet are and the complexity of the foot, […]

Shin Splints

Shin splints refer to leg pain between the knee and ankle that is caused by damage or inflammation of those tendons and muscles. It’s important to visit your doctor to rule out fractures if the stress is severe.

Pronation: What is it and how much is too much?

Over-Pronation is a common and damaging medical problem. Pronation is a turning outward of the foot at the ankle, so that one has a tendency to walk on the inner border of the foot. The most common reason for foot problems is due to Over-Pronation.  A certain amount of pronation is necessary to walk properly.  […]

Flat Feet

“Flatfoot” (also known as pes planus) is a condition where the foot lacks an arch on the inside. It is a very common condition as almost all children start out with little or no arch. Most kids eventually develop a normal arch; however, often people grow to maturity without the development of a normal arch.