The thought of quickly slipping off your shoes and socks when you get home — especially after a hectic day on your feet — can be extremely tempting. And, for good reason – allowing your feet to finally breath after a long day’s work is undoubtedly one of the best feelings one could experience. However, […]

Here are 5 Reasons why you should not walk barefoot! Have you ever experienced a busy day in which you couldn’t wait to get home and kick off your shoes? The idea was probably very tempting not to resist. Walking barefoot can impact your foot health, so here are five reasons why you should not […]

Benefits of Walking Our goal in life is to live long, healthy lives. This is easier said than done, but don’t fear, one of the best ways to stay healthy is walking. Research shows that staying active for at least 30 minutes every day can bring you incredible health benefits. By participating in low level […]

Heel Pain: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Heel pain is a very common foot problem. You usually experience heel pain under the heel (plantar fasciitis) or just behind it (Achilles tendinitis), where the Achilles tendon connects to your heel bone. Even though, heel pain is rarely a symptom of a serious condition, it can intervene with […]

Walk. Move. Live. “Our feet are our body’s connection to the earth.” – Dr. Andrew Weil Walk Your Way to Optimum Health If you don’t think walking is good exercise, think again. In fact, if you walk often enough and fast enough, the simple act of putting one foot in front of the other can […]

What is Pedorthics? Pedorthics is the design, manufacture, modification, and fit of footwear to treat problems caused by disease, overuse, conditions present at birth, or injury. Pedorthics uses footwear to help ease and treat these foot-related problems. What is a Pedorthist? A Pedorthist is a healthcare professional with specific training in footwear–which includes shoes, shoe […]

My feet are killing me! What you wear on your feet is the most important part of foot care. One quarter of the bones in your body are located in your feet, and your feet are the foundation and support for the rest of your body.  If you are experiencing foot, ankle, knee, lower back […]