The overall goal of inversion is to change the effects of gravity against your body's joints, blood flow, and lymphatic system.
The human body is truly remarkable. We have so many elaborate systems working in symmetry (hopefully!) to enable us to make it through the day. As pedorthists, one of these systems that we devote a fair bit of attention to is the feet.
Canadian Olympic cyclist Michael Woods broke his hand a few months ago and we were looking for creative ways to protect it from further damage
Although we are specialists of the lower leg, biomechanics, and orthotics/bracing, we've always stressed how important it is to look at injuries holistically in order to do a thorough assessment.
We've been looking at going paperless for a few years now, but it seemed like such a daunting task with all of our previous years of paper files along with paper systems that we were very comfortable with!
At SoleFit, we're always on the lookout for mobility tools that can help us at home. We came across floss bands about a year and a half ago and have been very impressed with how they work in our clinic.
SoleFit pedorthist Dana recently attended a Kinesio Tape certification course and shares her top 10 list...
A good short video from the founder of Correct Toes about the importance of proper toe alignment. Try to find shoes with a more square toe box or use products like Correct Toes to help undo some of the damage!
Flexibility and mobility can hamper or help the way we move, and many people are unsure of the difference between the two.
With all the options for knee bracing available, it can be a daunting task to try and pick the right one. Although there is no best brace or best brand, there certainly is the best brace for you and your needs.