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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

A biomechanical assessment from a qualified doctor is necessary to evaluate the biomechanical & structural changes that cause the bunion.  Custom Functional Orthotics are required to correct and maintain good alignment and proper joint motion of the forefoot in order to prevent the bunion fr


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

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