Monthly Archives: November 2013

Managing Corns and Calluses

Corns and calluses can be painful and frustrating problems in the foot. Imagine having a rock in your shoe that you can’t kick out from under your foot.  It just stays there so that everytime you walk in feels like it burrows deeper and deeper into your skin.  That’s what a corn feels like. A […]

How to Choose an Arch Support

What this article discusses: What arch supports/orthotics are good for and what they’re not good for. Why arch supports/orthotics don’t treat every type of foot pain. Why custom arch supports/orthotics are usually no better than over-the-counter. A few reasonable, high quality brands of arch supports that will do the job for 90% of situations. Arch […]

Shoe Wear For Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spurs

  What is this post about? What types of shoes help Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spur Pain? Why are rocker soled shoes helpful? What are some differences between Rocker Soled Shoes? Are there problems with wearing rocker soled shoes? Plantar fasciitis, otherwise known as heel spur syndrome, is a irritation or chronic scarring of the plantar fascia, […]

The Do’s and Don’t's of Weight Loss When Your Foot Hurts

What this article discusses: Simple, effective ways to loose weight even when your feet hurt. Common sense weight loss tips that seem to get forgotten Weight gain and foot problems especially plantar fasciitis/heel spurs often coincide.  Not only does plantar fasciitis/heel spurs occur more often in people who are heavier than they should be, it […]