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5 Tips for Correcting Supination

Supination, also known as underpronation, is the name for the movement that occurs when your foot rolls outward at the ankle while you walk or exercise. Some supination is completely normal. However, excessive supination should be corrected and addressed, since it can...

Braces and Supports for Heel Pain

When it comes to heel pain, who wouldn’t want an extra helping hand (er, foot) to improve some of the pain and instability of a compromised arch? The more support the better–right? That’s the logic behind many people’s choice to use a walking boot, night splint,...

5 Fitness Misconceptions That Can Damage Your Feet

It may surprise you to learn that some of the information you’ve heard about feet and fitness isn’t quite accurate. In fact, relying on these fitness misconceptions can damage your feet, lead to conditions like plantar fasciitis, and take you out of the game while you...

Morton’s Neuroma vs. Metatarsalgia

Pain in the ball of the foot usually points to one of two conditions: Morton’s Neuroma or Metatarsalgia. The key symptoms of both foot conditions include pain, numbness, and inflammation near the ball of the foot–which can make it very difficult to tell which...

Heel Pain in Children

While we usually associate foot and heel pain with getting older, children can suffer from heel pain too. And prompt, effective treatment is more important than ever for a growing, active child. However, unlike adults, children may not communicate their symptoms in a...