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Orthotics for Leg Length Discrepancy

Leg length discrepancy is a very common condition. As many as 70% of people have some degree of leg length discrepancy. It’s a naturally occurring issue, and most people with leg length discrepancy live with such a mild discrepancy that they never really notice. A small percentage of people with leg length discrepancy (LLD) will…

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Do Custom Running Orthotics Really Help?

Do Custom Running Orthotics Really Help? Runners have a tendency to believe that any issues or injuries they experience can be addressed solely from an athletic perspective. Great shoes, form fitting athleticwear, and even the right socks can drastically change a runner’s experience. When a runner is experiencing significant, abnormal, or persistent foot pain, a…

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Orthotics For People Living With MS And ALS

Orthotics For People Living With MS And ALS People living with multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Tucson have special muscular concerns that increase over a prolonged period of time. Since movement and range of motion can be significantly hindered by these neuromuscular diseases, many people who have these concerns will utilize custom orthotics…

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Can Orthotics Help With Pain From Flat Feet?

Can Orthotics Help With Pain From Flat Feet? Flat footed individuals often experience pain that extends from the soles of their feet all the way up into their lower backs. This discomfort has a negative impact on a flat-footed person’s quality of life – even walking through the grocery store can stir up aches and…

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Orthotics For Plantar Fasciitis

Orthotics For Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis typically occurs as a result of the foot flattening. This flattening of the arch makes the foot appear larger, sometimes resulting in individuals going up a shoe size. The foot itself hasn’t grown – it’s merely extended in length due to the stretching of the plantar fascia. This stretching…