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  1. June 12, 2017

    Why Orthotic Sandals are Healthier than Flip Flops - Powerstep

    Orthotic sandals provide health benefits and foot safety flip flops don’t. View the infographic to learn how custom orthotic sandals work.

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  2. June 12, 2017

    Endurance Insoles

    Endurance athletic insoles are a great addition to your shoes if you participate in high-impact activity or long periods of exercise. With light and flexible arch supports, endurance insoles give you the comfort you need without a rigid arch. Learn how insoles can be a benefit to injury prevention in different sports.

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  3. June 11, 2017

    How Athletic Insoles Keep You in the Game

    athletic insolesNo matter what kind of athlete you are, you know how important proper footwear is to your performance and health of your feet. Worn out athletic shoes can lead to blisters, pain, and foot injuries that can sideline you from your sport or running routine. If buying a new pair of shoes isn’t in the cards for you, a good way to make your shoes last longer is athletic insoles. Here’s how sports orthotic insoles can help protect and support your feet, and maximize your performance:

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  4. May 31, 2017

    3 Benefits You Can Gain from Orthotic Sandals with Arch Support

    Similar to your everyday shoes, orthotic sandals have support built right in to help keep you on your feet all day when you’re at a barbeque or walking around the beach. Built-in arch support helps reduce the discomfort and pain from plantar fasciitis, and the deep heel cup of most orthotic sandals provide that added stability you want in your shoes.
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  5. May 31, 2017

    Beginner’s Guide to Compression Socks: What They Are and Why You Need Them

    Haven’t you heard? Compression socks are the latest craze! From pilots and flight attendants to runners and those who are diabetic, compression socks are extremely beneficial - and for good reason. Compression therapy is a common form of maintenance and recovery for many different injuries and conditions because it effectively increases blood flow. If you’re new to the world of compression therapy, below is a crash course in compression sock and how they can benefit your specific needs.

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  6. May 24, 2017

    How to Find the Right Baseball Cleats and Sports Shoe Insoles

    If your child plays baseball, you know now is the time to purchase new equipment and baseball cleats. But purchasing a new pair of shoes isn’t as easy as you’d think, especially if your child has complained about foot pain after a tough game or practice. If this sounds familiar, cleat insoles may be the perfect solution to ease your kid’s foot pain and help him enjoy his game more. We know what you’re probably thinking. Not only do you have to figure out the best shoe for your child, but you also have to decide what insoles will add more support and comfort to the shoes. Where do you even start? Here’s a few steps to help make sure your child’s feet are ready for the upcoming season.

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  7. May 24, 2017

    6 Ways to Keep Nurses on Their Feet

    According to a 2006 study published in MEDSURG Nursing, nurses walk an average of 4-5 miles during a 12-hour shift. If you’re a nurse and know exactly how often you’re on your feet, this comes as no surprise. While walking is a great form of exercise, being on your feet for 12 hours a day doesn’t have the same stress-relieving benefits as it would if you were doing a power walking workout. Rather, walking around for that long can lead to fatigue and make it harder for you to provide the best care possible to your patients.

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  8. May 22, 2017

    How to Avoid and Treat 5 of the Most Common Sports Injuries

    If you’re an athlete of any sort, you’ve probably run (no pun intended) into an injury or two along the way. No matter how small, injuries throw a curve ball into your training plans and make it difficult to run and play the sports you love. These include simple and common injuries like ankle sprains and shin splints, followed by more serious and complex injuries like Plantar Fasciitis, ACL tears, and tennis elbow. It isn’t always clear what these injuries actually are and how they can be prevented and treated. The infographic below explains what the top 5 sports injuries are, how they’re caused, and ways to prevent injuries like shin splints and plantar fasciitis.

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  9. April 27, 2017

    Powerstep® Introduces ProTech Light Orthotics®

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    Powerstep, a leading provider of prefabricated orthotics and insoles, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Light Orthotics, revolutionary technology for producing custom orthotics in just minutes by molding lightweight, light-curing composite material directly to a patient’s foot.  

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  10. March 31, 2017

    4 Ways to Prepare Your Kids for Track and Field

    Track and field is the #1 participatory sport for high school and junior high school students, and for good reason. It’s a great way to keep kids active year-round with both outdoor and indoor track and field, giving them plenty of exercise and keeping them healthy. But without proper equipment and conditioning, kids can end up with stress fractures and other foot and leg injuries that will keep them off the track indefinitely. So how can you make sure your kids have an incident-free track and field season? Here’s 4 ways to ensure they stay healthy and safe when running.

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