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Walking, not jogging, is the ideal exercise for weight loss.  The force of your feet hitting the ground walking equals your body weight plus 20%.  Jogging or running doubles or triples the weight bearing impact on the feet.  This causes excess stress for the muscles & joints of the


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

Yes, if you’ve lost in excess of 30 lbs, you will require new orthotics. 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

Many do.  Children & adolescents who complain of knee pain, foot soreness (especially heel pain), restless legs, cramps (growing pains) and other chronic aches when they participate in various activities have early structural changes.  They should be evaluated by a Doctor who specialize


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

The Orthotics shell (the arch) should last approximately 3 years with normal wear & tear.  The top covers can be upgraded at anytime.  The forefoot post, which is a two polymer forefoot stabilizer, will last 18 months to two years.  This is the most important part of the orthotic.&


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