Custom Orthotics, Knee & Ankle Bracing, Diabetic Foot Care
custom-made orthotics vs. store-bought insoles

Custom-Made Orthotics vs. Store-Bought Insoles

The Differences between Custom-Made Orthotics vs. Store-Bought Insoles It is true that not everyone needs custom-made orthotics. Sometimes a set of over-the-counter (OTC) orthotics will provide an acceptable level of relief from a mild condition. However, the ability to differentiate needs is imperative when deciding whether or not custom-made orthotics or generic over-the counter insoles are necessary. Generic orthotics can also be an inexpensive solution for slipping into occasional footwear in lieu of the shoes’ default insoles. Some of our patients keep a pair of OTC orthotics on hand for just this purpose. They serve as a decent alternate option to their custom...

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Selecting the Best Winter Boots for Your Needs

With the winter weather finally setting in, it’s a great time to examine winter footwear and how to choose the right boots for your needs. More often than not, footwear style and/or brand name are major factors that influence a person’s purchase. However, you want to be sure that being trendy doesn’t compromise your ability to be comfortable. The comfort of winter boots comes down to three main things – warmth, dryness, and suitability for intended activities. Durability should also be a consideration when shopping for winter footwear. A boot’s longevity is typically a question of the quality of both...

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Happy Feet: Tips for Foot Care at Every Age

A healthy foot is a happy foot! So, this month we're discussing the benefits of foot care at every age. While each person's feet are unique, there are some simple, universally beneficial foot care strategies for all ages and stages that will keep feet in their supporting role, long-term. The importance of foot care from day one Even babies and toddlers can benefit from basic foot care. This doesn’t necessarily mean frequent trips to a pedicurist or a pedorthist. New parents simply want to keep an eye out for delayed development, missing/skipping stages like crawling, or or physical anomalies that...

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