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  1. February 28, 2017

    4 Signs You Should Upgrade Your Shoe Inserts

    Inserts for shoes are an excellent way to get the support you need without a custom orthotic constructed by your podiatrist. But even the best shoe inserts don’t last forever. With normal use, you can expect your insoles to last about 6 months, but this varies depending on factors such as intensity of use (i.e., running vs. everyday activities) and foot structure. For serious runners, you may need new insoles every 3-4 months instead. Here are some signs to keep an eye out for so you’ll know when it’s the right time to replace your insoles.

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  2. February 28, 2017

    Guide on How to Choose the Right Orthotic Insoles for You

    Insoles come in all different shapes and sizes, and people wear them for different reasons. A lot of people who use orthotic insoles have foot or heel pain they want to relieve. Some use insoles to help support their recovery from a lower body injury, while others use them to make their shoes more comfortable as they’re moving around throughout the day.

     

    The challenge is figuring out how to choose orthotic insoles for you. It can get overwhelming trying to find the right orthotics for your feet when there are so many options. Our interactive insole selection guide is a quick and easy way to find the right insoles for you, and below we have mapped out step-by-step how to narrow down your search.

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  3. February 28, 2017

    How to Stay Active in the Winter

    Cold weather often means hunkering down under a blanket and waiting till spring – but it doesn’t have to be that way! Staying active in winter helps you keep fit and enjoy the season instead of just enduring it. Physical activity can also help you shake those seasonal blues. Make this winter the one where you live life to its fullest – try out these winter exercises and activities.
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  4. February 28, 2017

    Stocking Stuffers Ideas

    If your family has a tradition of hanging stockings at Christmas, it can be difficult to come up with ideas to fill them year after year. If you’re anything like us, you’re a little tired of filling them with cheap plastic toys and are looking for some really good stocking stuffers this year that your family will actually find useful. We’ve compiled a list that can help!
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  5. February 28, 2017

    Holiday Tips for Kids

    The holidays are a time of excitement and magic for kids, but they can also come with unexpected dangers and can be stressful, even for children. Your kids are very in tune with what you do and feel, so if you’re uncomfortable, remember that they might be too. With some small efforts here and there, you can make your family’s holidays safe and fun for all involved.
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  6. February 28, 2017

    Post Op Shoe for Patients

    After many foot surgeries, doctors recommend a post op shoe to offer additional support and protection for the foot as it heals. It’s extremely important to follow your surgeon’s recommendations after your operation to ensure you heal properly and completely, and to avoid re-injury before the foot is fully back to normal.

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  7. February 28, 2017

    4 Habits for Health if You’re on Your Feet All Day

    Jobs that require constant standing, such as nursing, teaching, construction, retail and many more, can result in pain and discomfort. It’s not uncommon to experience sore feet, aching joints and back pain. The good news is that there are several habits you can adopt to reduce your pain. Here are several suggestions you can adapt to your particular situation to improve your comfort throughout the day.

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  8. February 28, 2017

    4 Dance Orthotics to Keep Your Feet Happy and Healthy

    As a dancer, you put a lot of stress and pressure on your feet every time you slip on your ballet shoes and elegantly glide onto the dance floor. With all the hard work your feet do, it’s only fair that you go extra lengths to take care of them.

     

    For example, foot massages and soaking your feet in warm water with Epsom salts can help relieve soreness from a long day’s work. Moisturizers and foot balms are also a necessity, as they penetrate the rough parts of your feet where you develop calluses and blisters. As essential as these remedies are, you sometimes need a bit of extra support to make sure you don’t injure yourself.

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  9. February 28, 2017

    How to Choose the Right Running Shoe for You

    Whether you’re a hard-core marathon runner or a casual jogger on the weekends, proper running shoes are a necessity. Any runner can tell you that a nice run through the park can turn painful if your toes hit the front of your shoes or you don’t have enough insole support. Besides the discomfort, wearing the wrong running shoes can lead to worse problems like plantar fasciitis or shin splints.

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  10. February 28, 2017

    Halloween Safety Tips: A Parent's Guide to Getting through Trick-or-Treat

    While your kids may look forward to Trick-or-Treat for months, it can be a bit of a tough evening for parents who are trying to balance the safety and comfort of their children with allowing them to kick back and have some traditional fun. With the following suggestions, you can have a safe and successful Halloween for both you and your kids.
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