Posts Tagged: Orthotic Arch Support Insoles

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 that restricts upper movement of the toe. When the joint is capable of motion, the condition is Hallux Limitus.  However, […]

What Is A Stress Fracture?

If you’ve been asking the question what is a stress fracture for a little while, you’ll find your answer here.  What is a Stress Fracture? The easiest way to answer the question, what is a stress fracture, is to think about what happens to a new army recruit. Suddenly, the new recruit is getting a […]

Heel Spurs -The Effect of Plantar Fasciitis

  Heel Spurs are often an abnormal growth of calcium on the underside of the largest bone of the foot -the heel.  There are times that the term heel spur and plantar faciitis are often confused.  While related they are not the same.   Typically men and women with plantar faciitis develop bone hooks that are […]

Why Spenco Orthotic Arch Supports?

Why Spenco Orthotic Arch Supports?  Very few people actually have neutral arches.  Podiatrists and other foot care specialists estimate that 85% of all people either have low arches (flat feet) or high arches.  Considering this fact, it is no wonder so many people experience some foot pain resulting from improper foot arch function.  As we […]