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How to Correct Posture from the Feet Up

What does posture mean? To many people it indicates the difference between someone who’s having a good day versus someone who’s down on their luck. Slumped shoulders and a hunched stance might indicate boredom or a lack of confidence, while an upright back and squared...

Should Runners Wear Orthotics?

It’s no secret that orthotics are one of the best ways to safely and effectively treat heel pain and plantar fasciitis. Special plantar fasciitis orthotics work by realigning, cushioning, and supporting a damaged plantar fascia, relieving pain and allowing inflamed...

Top Treatments for Hammer Toe

Hammer toe, also known as “rotated toe,” is a condition that causes the middle joints of the toes to curl downward instead of straight forward. More than 200,000 cases of hammer toe are treated annually in the United States, and while most are successfully resolved...

You’ve Heard of Trigger Finger – But What About Trigger Toe?

Trigger finger, also known as “stenosing tenosynovitis” (let’s go ahead and stick with “trigger finger”) is a condition that causes your finger to become “stuck” in a bent position. When forced to straighten, the appendage snaps into the new position rather than...

Everything You Need to Know About YogaToes

Yoga is a terrific way to improve your physical and mental fitness. But can it improve the health of your toes and feet? The simple answer to that question is a resounding yes! Many forms of yoga are beneficial for your feet, your arches, and the muscles and ligaments...

What is Foot Drop?

Imagine, for a moment, walking with one foot inside an inflexible boot. That classic, step-slap sound resulting from the inflexible boot hitting the ground with each step, is also the hallmark of foot drop, a gait abnormality that is the result of muscle weakness,...