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Orthotic Arch Supports: The 21st Century Solution for Happy Feet

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How do you know you need orthotic arch supports in your shoes? There are a variety of foot conditions that benefit from orthotic arch supports. Heres a short list of some of them: flat feet high-arched feet plantar fascitis pain in the ball of your foot pain in the sole of your foot pain in the arch of your foot heel spurs unexplained knee, hip or back pain Achilles tendonitis tired feet when walking on concrete when youre carrying an extra 20+ pounds The arches in our feet are meant to support our weight. But if we gain weight, the...

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6 Ways to Provide Metatarsal Support and Get Out of Pain

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Why might you need to consider metatarsal support? For any of these reasons: You have Morton's Neuroma You have been diagnosed with Sesamoiditis. Your doctor called your condition Metatarsalgia. You have pain in your forefoot when you are standing during the day. You have loved wearing high heels for far too long and the ball of your foot is excruciating. What does metatarsal support mean? It means that you provide some type of insole or orthotic that is capable of supporting and changing back the ball of your foot to its normal, healthy structure. When the ball of your foot...

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The #1 Mistake with Metatarsal Pad Placement

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Metatarsal pads were created to make your feet feel better! Specifically, a metatarsal pad, or met pad for short, is used to help support your transverse arch (this is the arch that runs widthwise across your forefoot located right below the ball of your foot). This will help place your forefoot in a natural resting position while supporting the heads of your metatarsal bones. Metatarsal pads are often recommended by podiatrists for those suffering from Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Sesamoiditis, and Arthritis of the foot. It's also a great product for those who are wearing high heels a lot more than...

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The Best Shoe Insoles and Treatment of Morton's Neuroma

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I took a phone call from a runner the other day who described a shooting pain right behind his third and fourth toes after running a good 10+ miles. Not being a doctor, I advised him to seek proper medical advice; however, the foot pain condition sounded like Morton's neuroma. Along with assessing his shoes, he chose a great orthotic arch support insert for men -the Superfeet Orange Premium Insoles. Morton's neuroma can cause cramping , numbness, and/or tingling in the forefoot. The forefoot is the pad right behind the toes, sometimes referred to as the 'ball of foot.' This...

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What is Morton's Neuroma?

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Mortons Neuroma (also known as Morton's Metatarsalgia or Morton's disease) is a condition that occurs in the footmost often between the 3rd and 4th toeswhere the tissue thickens around the nerves leading to the toes. Frequent or constant pressure to this area of the foot will cause the formation of a benign tumor or what appears to be a hard ball under the skin. Don't let the word tumor scare you. Although neuroma medically means "tumor," in this case it's more like a fibrous tissue formation rather than what is commonly known as a cancerous or malignant tumor. Common symptoms...

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