A heel spur is a calcium deposit causing a bony protrusion on the underside of the heel bone. What is a Heel Spur Heel spurs are especially common among athletes whose activities include large amounts of running and jumping. In most cases, heel spurs are painless, but they do cause heel pain and [...]
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Personally, I wear a pair of arch support insole in my casual shoes. And I wear it in my daily life and work. Walking quickly to catch the clock-in, running in the park, jumping during exercise, and so on. But my feet are neutral, as a matter of fact. My friends are curious [...]
Nowadays people pay more attention to their health status, as well as measures and precautions to illness and injury. Besides, more and more people realize that foot care is one important part in the whole health care. And there is much to be done for the wellness of the feet, ankles, and lower [...]
1. Why choose PU insoles? Polyurethane(PU) Insoles are designed for those who lead a highly active lifestyle. Especially for people involved with sporting activities. Such insoles feature high shock-absorption capabilities. Besides, PU is also able to turn that energy around and utilize it to increase and enhance performance. That ability means PU material [...]
Nowadays, more and more people wear orthotic insoles with arch support to relieve foot pain, improve athletic performance, and/or enhance footwear with more comfort and cushioning. But children do not, and foot problems during childhood are often ignored or unaddressed. Eventually, the small problems further develop into biomechanical foot deformation and result in [...]
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a common cause of heel pain. It is an irritation and inflammation of the plantar fascia or a band of tissue that runs along the bottom of your foot from your heel to your toes. Plantar fasciitis is more commonly found in athletes. What leads to [...]
You’ll know it well how important to find the right pair of shoes to care for your sensitive feet, suffering from diabetes. However, the pair of shoes picked up might not have the comfortable, soft and suitable insole. Thus, you can’t wear them comfortably. Fortunately, you have another choice—purchasing a pair of diabetic [...]
A pair of custom made insoles usually mean perfect fit of the feet, the unique shape and structure, and perhaps the specific needs. However, it also means high costs and more time--manufacturing costs, foot casting or scanning, courier costs, about 2-week waiting time, and so on. Oh, my godness, it is absolutely a [...]
Why playing basketball can damage the feet? Basketball players often wear lightweight sneakers, and it is said that it could help to move quickly on the court. However, the fact is that lightweight often means little support of the feet, and prone to boost foot problems. Inflammation of Achilles Tendon When [...]