Posts Tagged: Orthotic Arch Supports

What Is A Bunion, Mom?

Teenage girls and women who are self-conscious about their feet may be hiding them for a good reason: bunions. If you start hearing questions from the teenager in your life such as “what is a bunion?”, it is smart to start investigating the matter with the podiatrist. Bunions can lead to a whole host of […]

High Heels: Why You Shouldn’t Wear Them

Women have known for years that high heels are not good for their feet, and most will not deny that they can be extremely uncomfortable. Still, high heels remain an important fashion piece! It is understandable that women choose to wear heels, but it is also important to realize the potential damage that high heels […]

Sever’s Disease: A Common Cause of Your Child’s Heel Pain

What is Sever’s disease? Sever’s disease occurs in children when the part of the heel that is still growing, the growth plate, is injured. The foot is one of the first body parts in children to grow to full size. Typically this occurs in early puberty. During this time, bones often grow faster than surrounding muscles and tendons. […]