Should I wear Correct Toes with my orthotics?

Correct Toes eliminate the need for conventional orthotics in most people by enabling your foot arch (i.e., your medial longitudinal arch) to support itself. (Read more about natural arch support). In general, we DO NOT recommend wearing Correct Toes in combination with orthotics; we instead recommend weaning yourself off orthotics—slowly and progressively—when introducing Correct Toes. … Continue reading Should I wear...
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Children’s Footwear

The following quotes have been pulled from Dr. William Rossi’s article Children’s Footwear: The Launching Site for Adult Foot Ills.  Dr. Rossi’s article takes a look at the negative affects of shoes on children’s foot health. “As a result, by the time the average shoe wearing child has reached the tender age of seven or … Continue reading Children’s...
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Arch Support

Since much of the current treatment for foot and ankle disorders is centered on supporting the arch, we thought it would be helpful to discuss what arch support really means and discuss whether it is necessary or desired in the active foot. In order to understand the treatment of rendering an arch support, one must … Continue reading Arch...
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Heel Elevation

Heel elevation is present on almost all shoes. Since we learned to walk, we have been wearing shoes. Some of us even before then. Our parents wisely wished to protect our feet and were not aware of the limiting effects shoes were having on the development of our feet. Almost all of those shoes had … Continue reading Heel...
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