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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...

What is Trigger Toe?

Trigger finger, also known as “stenosing tenosynovitis” 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 transitioning smoothly (like the trigger on a pistol)....

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,...

Vibrating Feeling In Your Foot? It’s Probably Pallesthesia

When it comes to health, nobody likes a mystery. Which is why a mysterious buzzing or vibrating in your foot that seems to come and go at random is so frustrating. What Causes Vibrating of the Feet? This mysterious–and irritating–ailment is the inspiration...