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It is a misconception that one foot is bigger than the other.  Everyone has one foot that compensates more than the other.  This compensation involves increasing pronation (the arch lowering), elongation, and widening of the forefoot. Dr Steven D.


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Posted on: 06.06.2012
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips

The human foot has 107 small ligaments holding 28 bones and 33 joints together.

Our ancestors spent over 500,000 years running barefoot on uneven surfaces.  Over that time they developed an amazing mobile adaptor - called the foot.  That is the reason there are so many small


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Posted on: 04.06.2012
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips

People don’t shrink as they age, they compensate.  Everyone’s posture changes as they age because of the loss of ligament integrity in their joints, especially in the feet.  Ligaments stabilize joints, and are made of collagen.  Ligaments weaken and lengthen over


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Posted on: 04.06.2012
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips

Arches don’t fall.  Increasing hypermobility of the forefoot results in compensation (pronation) of the midfoot (the arch) in order to keep the ball of the foot on the ground.  The changes in the arch are the secondary changes, the increasing hypermobility and displacement o


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Posted on: 03.06.2012
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips