Author: Hannah Wineland

Mar 12, 2018

Arch Pain Relief

Foot Arch Pain Insoles for Arch Pain Relief Your arch is made up of tarsal and metatarsal bones that help you absorb stress, stabilize during excessive activity and adapt to sloping surfaces. Important tendons, muscles and ligaments connect to your foot arch and support your arch during everyday movement and exercise. If weakened or injured, these tendons and bones may cause you to feel pain and discomfort. Arch pain often affects other areas of the foot, as well as the ankles, shins, knees and lower back. Sometimes arch pain is an indicator or an underlying foot ailment, such as plantar fasciitis or overpronation (flat...

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Dec 4, 2017

Orthotic Insoles vs. Custom Insoles

If you’ve had chronic or consistent foot pain that just won’t quit, you’ve probably asked yourself what type of insole you should try. When it comes down to custom insoles or over-the-counter orthotic insoles, there’s wide debate over which one provides more relief. ...

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What are Corns and Calluses?

Corns and calluses got you down? Find out common causes and what you can do to treat and prevent this common foot problem....

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Jul 11, 2017

Heel Pain: Causes, Treatments, and How Insoles Can Help

The heel bone, or calcaneus, is the largest bone in your foot. And as the largest bone in your foot, your heel’s main responsibility is to support your entire body weight. With great power comes great responsibility, right? As you walk, run, and spend hours on your feet, your heel has to support your foot and absorb the impact when your foot hits the ground. This causes a lot of pressure and stress, especially during intense...

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Jul 11, 2017

At a Glance: Foot Health Care in 2017

Did you know 75 percent of Americans will experience foot health problems at some point in their lives?1 Severity ranges from minor aches and pains caused by overuse to extreme conditions that ruin your quality of life and require surgery to fix. Luckily, foot health has come a long way over the years with greater awareness and education around the care of your feet, the development of products like foot orthotics to relieve pain and discom...

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Jun 11, 2017

How to Prevent Heel Spur Pain - Powerstep

Heel Spurs: How to Prevent Heel Spur Pain Before It Starts The last thing you want to feel when you get up in the morning is shooting pains in your heels. If you’re an avid runner or someone who is on their feet all day long, you’ve probably experienced some level of heel pain. Heel spurs, also known as calcaneal spurs, are shelf-shaped calcium build-ups on the heel bone that irritate the fatty tissues on the heel and cause pain. Heel spurs oftentimes a...

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Jun 11, 2017

5 Mistakes that Prevent Morton’s Neuroma Pain Relief

We’ve all had those moments where a stone mysteriously lodges itself in our shoes and we feel it as we walk or run. The discomfort and irritation slowly becomes painful enough that we stop what we’re doing, and take off our shoes to remove the stone. This is what Morton’s neuroma feels like, except you can’t just remove your shoe and take out a stone. Morton’s neuroma is a condition where one of the plantar digital ne...

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