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COVID-19: We’re Open for Business

Effective Monday March 30th As ancillary healthcare providers, we know that foot health is essential. While casual shopping for shoes may not be in order, our clinic will remain open during reduced hours to serve your needs. We have instituted precautionary procedures to minimize risks of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. Our hours of operation will be shortened to 10AM to 4PM Monday – Friday. Patients […]

Custom Orthotics for Ski Boots

Do you suffer foot pain while skiing? Many people suffer foot pain while skiing and simply accept it as a burden of enjoying a sport they love. This is often caused by ski boots that don’t fit properly. Beyond pain, boots that don’t support the feet appropriately can cause a loss in performance on the […]

Custom Orthotics for Runners: Your New Best Friend

Runners: No Pain, No Gain? Not Necessarily. Running is a great way to stay healthy and get in shape. You can do it almost anywhere, anytime. Many runners cite the endorphin high they get after a run as a major motivator for lacing up and heading out. However, sore feet during and after a run […]

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 […]

Alpine Skiing

Who Needs Custom Ski Orthotics/Footbeds Q: Who needs custom footbeds/ski orthotics in their boots? A: Everyone. During the midstance phase of walking (when the foot is in total contact with the ground) the foot is in a mobile adaptive or flexible condition. It is supposed to “pronate” to reduce shock to the leg, knee, and […]

Heel Pain: Control Plantar Fasciitis

About Heel Pain by Jeffrey Jacobs, C. Ped Of all foot problems, heel pain among the most common and it can be the most debilitating. Understanding the causes of heel pain can go a long way toward preventing this most uncomfortable condition. Most heel pain is caused by “overuse” This may be excessive weight, increased […]

The Plantar Fasciitis – Common Foot Problems

The plantar fascia is a dense band of fibrous tissue that originates at the ball of the foot and connects at the heel. It stretches and contracts each time the foot is used, and is prone to overuse especially if the arch is not supported by proper footwear. As the fascia micro-tears at its attachment […]

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 […]

Who Needs Custom Ski Orthotics / Footbeds

Q: Who needs custom footbeds / ski orthotics in their boots?A: Everyone. During the mid stance phase of walking (when the foot is in total contact with the ground) the foot is in a mobile adaptive or flexible condition. It is supposed to “pronate” to reduce shock to the leg, knee and back. This is the position […]

Ballerina Feet

Dancers are a unique breed of athletes, especially ballet dancers.  They are not just dancers…they both athletes and performing artists. The art form demands that a dancer be esthetically pleasing…slender to the point of being fragile; flexible yet strong, powerful, and resilient. There are many factors involved in keeping a dancer’s body healthy…especially the feet […]

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