Looking good in orthotics

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Looking good in orthotics

I had a bad car accident as a teenager, and now one of my legs is a little shorter than the other. I need to wear an orthotic support on the foot which is on the shorter leg or I get all sorts of pains and issues. It can be tricky to find shoes that look cool and let you have orthotics inside, particularly if you work in a professional environment and can't wear sneakers each day! This site has my tips on looking like a professional working person while still looking after your podiatric health and great shoes that let you stay comfortable and wear your orthotics without looking unprofessional.


How A Podiatrist Can Help Improve Your Mobility

Sometimes when people think of podiatry they think of having their toenails clipped or having their cracked heels treated, but there's much more to podiatry. A podiatrist can treat a range of foot health issues including sports injuries, diabetic neuropathy and foot dystonia, which is related to Parkinson's disease. Some health conditions, such as cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis, can lead to mobility problems, as can old age. A podiatrist can support you to retain or improve your mobility in a number of ways. Read More 

What Can Cause Heel Pain at Certain Times of Day?

Do you wince when you first get out of bed in the morning? When you place your heel on the floor and put some weight on it, you may feel a stabbing pain that is certainly not a pleasant way to start your day. In this case, you could be suffering from a condition known as plantar fasciitis. What is this, and how can you take steps to deal with it? Read More 

How Shockwave Therapy Can Help Treat Peroneal Tendonitis

The human foot is a complex structure that relies on a network of tendons and ligaments to provide strength and support. Unfortunately, these tendons can become damaged and inflamed, leaving you in pain and seriously limiting your mobility. The peroneal tendons in your feet are vulnerable to this inflammation, causing a painful condition known as peroneal tendonitis. If you are suffering from peroneal tendonitis, your podiatrist can offer a range of non-invasive treatments to reduce pain and inflammation. Read More 

Why You Should Organise A Visit To The Podiatrist For Your Elderly Parents

Feet are not something that most people want to spend a lot of time thinking about, especially not someone else's feet. However, as you get older, your feet will encounter a lot more problems that need to be cared for by a specific professional known as a podiatrist. You put a lot of weight onto your feet on a daily basis, and as your joints and skin become weaker, this can cause more issues. Read More 

What to Do About Foot Pain in Late Pregnancy

If you're reading this, chances are you've entered your last trimester and have begun to experience foot pain. While most pregnant women experience aching feet during their last trimester, serious foot pain is not the most common pregnancy ailment. It happens for a variety of reasons. The most obvious cause is your rapidly expanding tummy. The combination of extra weight and the shift in balance your tummy creates influences your posture and stance. Read More