What are Orthotics?
Orthotics, also known as arch supports or inserts, are worn inside of your shoes. These devices help to support your feet and legs, and reduce flattening and strain on the foot. This can relieve stress on the bones, joints, tendons, and muscles of the foot and leg. Many people with pain in their heel, arch, […]
Custom orthotics provide better support because they are made from an impression of your unique foot. This provides “full-contact” support. Over-the-counter orthotics can provide only partial contact, which does not support your feet adequately. Custom orthotics can also be individually balanced and adjusted to your unique anatomy and needs. Mis-aligned or flat feet can cause […]
If you have foot problems, there is a good chance that your children will inherit them. Pediatric orthotics can help correct these problems and properly support your child’s growing bones and joints. This prevention can avoid injuries and help your children be more active and pain free. Children who are active in sports often complain […]
by Dr. Brant McCartan Your podiatrist can tell a lot from the way you walk. By looking at the movements, or lack the of, of almost every part of your body, we can analyze your walk to help explain some of the symptoms our patients are having. When you walk through our office we check […]
by Dr. Brant McCartan Morton’s Neuroma Part II, Treatment Options You’ve worn the high-heeled shoes, you had your night of dancing… but now your foot hurts! You suspect a Morton’s Neuroma (based on what you learned in our previous post). What can you do to help ease the pain? There are many home remedies for […]
by Dr. Brant McCartan A Morton’s Neuroma is a painful nerve inflammation in the ball of the foot. This type of neuroma usually acts in between the third and forth toes. The symptoms can be quite unique and actually pretty strange. Most people will feel like they are constantly walking on a rock at the […]
by Dr. Christopher Milkie I would like to share with you my Top Ten Summer Tips for Foot Health. Obviously, we expose our feet much more during the summer season, and have less support in our summer shoes. Add to that the heat and sun… well here goes: Apply sunscreen to the top of your […]