Categories Archives: Medical Issues

Ankle Supports – For When You Need a Little More Stability

In my house, we’re veterans of ankle support usage. For years, it seemed like someone always had a sprained ankle, or some sort of strain in the area. Ace bandages would sometimes work, but were a pain to adjust. Some ankle supports were difficult to get on and off. Some of them would make our […]

Footwear for those New Year Resolutions!

e With the start of every new year invariably comes the resolution to get fit, lose weight, or just become healthy. The footwear you use can make a huge difference in how your body responds to exercise.  Without adequate support, you could be prone to injuries, and therefore nullify all of your good intentions! Look […]

When Plantar Fasciitis Flares Up: What Shoes do I Choose?

Since my very first bout with Plantar Fasciitis a few years ago, I’ve had flare ups every few months. I try to wear sensible shoes, and I do exercises that my podiatrist prescribed for me, but now and then I still have to deal with this pesky and painful condition. Certain shoes, however, make my […]

My New Favorite Slippers!

You can never have too many pairs of slippers – in my case, I end up leaving them all over the house! But let’s face it, you may go to all the trouble of getting amazing quality shoes with outstanding support, and what does the typical slipper have in terms of support? Not much. But […]

How to Choose an Insole

There are hundreds of insoles out there. Trying to figure out what best suits your needs can be completely confusing. What makes an insole an orthotic, and do you need that? Or do you just need something soft in your shoe? How do you make your feet feel better? Do you need a custom orthotic […]