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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

If the pain in at the bottom of the heel, then probably.  If the pain is at the back of the heel, then that is most probably an achilles problem. Dr Steven D. Stark - Podiatry, Orthotics, Sports Medicine - Vancouver, White Rock


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Posted on: 27.04.2011
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips

Bunions are a growing bone deformity with ligament tearing and secondary joint dislocation.  Increasing hypermobility and compensation of the forefoot blocks the motion of the big toe joint.  When the big toe joint won’t bend enough for you to go up on your toes, you start to abdu


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Posted on: 27.04.2011
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Statistically a bunion (joint deformity) will recur after it is surgically removed if the cause of the bunion is not addressed.  Removing the excess bone (exostosis) and straightening the joint corrects the result of the problem.  The cause of the probl


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Posted on: 27.04.2011
Posted in: Orthotics, Stretching, Health Tips