Beat Arch Pain with Orthotics for Sports Shoes

Sunday August 3rd is the Lowell YMCA Triathlon. Athletes know the importance of wearing the right sports shoes to avoid things like arch pain and heel pain. Sometimes we need to utilize orthotics in order for our feet to stay safe, healthy, and comfortable. There are...

Proper Fitting Shoes Keep Your Feet Feeling Fresh

The winter months are in full swing, and it’s even more important now than ever to wear proper fitting shoes. If you wear boots that are too narrow, or too tight, you put yourself at a greater risk of developing such foot conditions as bunions, hammertoe, or ingrown...

Why You Should Never Wear Shoes Indoors

If your kids play school sports you might tell them to take their shoes off when they come inside so they don’t track mud or dirt all over your clean floors. However, there are many reasons why you should avoid wearing your shoes indoors, and they extend far beyond...

Walk Like This – Custom Orthotics and Your Gait

For a vast majority of adults, we have been walking for our entire lives. This means we likely have forgotten how much effort went into learning how perform this basic function that seems so simple. We might take it for granted, but walking requires coordination...

Tips on Picking the Perfect Running Shoes

When it comes to picking the perfect running shoes you need to consider what type of running you will be doing—trail running with the Friends of North Andover or maybe you’re more of a track runner—and what your foot type is. These two factors, among others, will...

How to Tell When You Need New or Refurbished Orthotics

Custom orthotics are among the best and most versatile tools we have at our disposal to treat the fundamental causes of foot pain. Fortunately, they tend to be quite durable, allowing you to enjoy the extra support and cushioning on a daily basis. While a good pair of...