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Custom Orthotics for Cyclists

Do you have a foot problem during a long bike ride? Are your feet killing you while cycling? Numb toes or burning feet are not fun! It is easy to underestimate the amount of stress put on your feet while pedaling. In addition to having properly fitting equipment and good body alignment, having the appropriate […]

USASJ Position Statement: Footwear

ADDENDUM ANDREW L. CHEN, MD, MS Rationale There is a high incidence of ankle and knee injuries that can be attributed to inappropriate footwear among the top, internationally competitive athletes of USASJ, and this has been associated with loss of time in training and competition.  Importantly, this has also resulted in a loss of performance […]

Are you cyclists suffer from metatarsalgia?

Hot Foot? Douse the Flames for Good! Many cyclists suffer from metatarsalgia or “hot foot” — a burning pain in the ball of the foot that can radiate toward the toes. Severe cases can feel like someone is actually holding a blowtorch to the ball of your foot. Hot foot occurs most often on long […]

Why Do My Toes Go Numb While Cycling?

Numbness in the toes is caused by a pinching of the nerves as they pass through the inter space between the metatarsal joints. This can be caused by a collapsing of the transverse arch as load is put on the forefoot during the pedal stroke and can be exacerbated by shoes that are too narrow. […]

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