Whether you've been plagued by plantar fasciitis for years or you just started experiencing the pain, it's essential to choose the right shoes. Not all shoes are created equal, and you need something that will provide adequate support and cushioning. In this post, we'll show you how to choose shoes for plantar fasciitis so that you can find relief from the pain. Let's get started!
It’s springtime and you know what that means: it’s time for Keeneland! The Keeneland racecourse is a beautiful place to spend a day out with friends, family, or your special someone. If you’re looking for the perfect Keeneland shoes, there are a few things to keep in mind.
Most of my patients know that I am a huge Disney fan. Pre-Covid I went to Disney at least once a year and I try to incorporate the Disney culture into my practice as much as possible. Disney is not only an important part of my life, but it is important to many others too. For those of you who are planning a trip to Disney in the near future, I want to share my Disney tips and essentials.
One of the most common questions that patients ask is “What size shoe do I wear?”. Many people are concerned that they are in the wrong shoe size and rightfully so. Wearing the wrong shoe size can cause more harm than people realize. If your shoes are too small, it causes pain and if your shoes are too big, you are at risk for falling. Here are our recommendations to ensure that you are buying the right size:
Many people, myself included, want to live healthier and more active lifestyles. Exercise is often the first step towards this goal, but many people end up in my exam chair with injuries. Since exercise is such popular New Year’s Resolution, as well as something that is important in my life, I find it imperative to discuss ways to prevent injury while exercising. Here are a few simple tips to help keep you moving so you can meet your goals.
In another blog post, I talked about common basketball injuries and how the biomechanics of the foot is a large contributing factor to obtaining an injury. Let’s do a brief recap: flat feet can cause over-pronation, which leads to instability in the ankles, tightness of the Achilles tendon, and rotation of the knees. This will increase your likelihood of injury. Orthotics are only one part of the equation.
A solid pair of tennis shoes should absolutely be a staple in everybody’s closet! When Dr. Freels isn’t in the office, she LIVES in her Brooks Ghost 12s. Tennis shoes offer so much more support than any other type of shoe, there is just absolutely no comparison (especially when you have a solid pair of custom orthotics to go with them). Since “athleisure” has become the latest fashion trend, wearing tennis shoes all day every day is easier than ever!