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Orthotics for Runners

Orthotics for Runners
Runners are an injury-prone group of athletes. Some estimates suggest that up to 50% of runners are injured each year, though experts believe the numbers may be even higher. The main cause of injury in runners is overuse. Runners tend to be enthusiastic about their sport and are unlikely to rest when they first notice…
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How Orthotics Can Help Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

How Orthotics Can Help Common Foot and Ankle Injuries
There are some common foot and ankle injuries that can put you out of commission. Custom orthotics provide cushioning, stability, and arch support. They can help correct your gait, making sure that you put pressure on the correct part of your foot and help you to avoid overpronation and supination. These benefits can help you…
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What Are Orthotics and How Can They Help?

What Are Orthotics and How Can They Help?
Have you had someone recommend orthotics to help you with foot pain? If so, you may wonder what orthotics are and how they can help you.Orthotics are devices that are used to modify or change the structure and function of different parts of the muscular-skeletal systems, generally of your feet.Custom foot orthotics are designed to…
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Arcus Orthotics Featured in Healthy Aging Magazine


10 Tips for Healthy Foot Care June 11, 2021 | By Healthy Aging Magazine Imagine how many steps you will take in a lifetime. On average, if you walk 7500 steps a day, your could walk more than 215 million steps equaling over 110,000 miles. If you follow the 10,000 steps a day plan, your…
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Arcus Orthotics Includes Insight on Bunions

Why One Physical Therapist Says the Secret To Strengthening Your Toes and Preventing Bunions Is a Spoon
Why One Physical Therapist Says the Secret To Strengthening Your Toes and Preventing Bunions Is a Spoon June 9, 2021 | By Saanya Ali About 23 percent of adults between the ages of 18 and 65 have bunions. Over time, the intrinsic foot muscles, specifically the big toe, weaken and get difficult to spread. Though…
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Benefits of Using Custom Orthotics

Benefits of Using Custom Orthotics
If you are looking up orthotics, then you are probably either experiencing pain or have had someone recommend orthotics for you for another reason. Foot orthotics are used to help change how the structure of your foot impacts your foot function. They can help alleviate pain, help with recovery from injuries, and help with injury…
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Did you know Arcus Orthotics can be custom made for skis?

Did you know Arcus Orthotics can be custom made for skis?
CUSTOM ORTHOTICS FOR SKI TOURING? ARCUS ORTHOTICS REVIEW June 8, 2021 | By Manasseh Franklin A friend who was a regular marathon runner once told me to get custom orthotics. I had some knee issues at the time, old injuries that would flair up if I started a consistent running routine, which the friend suggested…
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Do You Really Need Running Insoles?


“Do I need orthotics for running?” It is one of the most frequently asked questions we get from customers and potential customers. The answer varies by person, lifestyle, diagnosis and more. Whether or not you need orthotics depends on several factors. Understanding those factors will help you determine if orthotics can help you improve your…
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Why Custom Orthotics are Worth the Cost


Orthotics have various purposes, some are specific to a diagnosis, and others are for comfort or purely preventive reasons. The most common use of orthotics is to correct a problem with the foot’s structure or movement. A secondary purpose of orthotics is to protect the foot from overuse, so that athletes in training or people…
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Are Custom Orthotics Worth the Cost?

Are Custom Orthotics worth it?
People always ask us if custom orthotics are worth the cost? Our answer is yes. If you experience foot problems and need orthotics to stabilize your feet, correct your gait, align your body, treat existing problems, or prevent future problems, the money you spend on custom orthotics will be repaid by lack of pain and…
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Should Runners Wear Orthotics?


One of the top questions we get from people is whether runners should wear orthotics. Of course, runners with known foot problems such as plantar fasciitis or heel pain already know that orthotics can help alleviate pain, but many people believe that orthotics are solely a treatment for existing problems. Orthotics can also be used…
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Dr. Adam Kaplan On Creating A Custom Foot Orthotic

Dr. Adam Kaplan On Creating A Custom Foot Orthotic
Dr. Adam Kaplan On Creating A Custom Foot Orthotic March 18, 2021 | By Dr. Adam Kaplan Hi everyone! I am Adam Kaplan, a podiatrist and the founder of Arcus Orthotics. I started Arcus about 6 months ago on a mission to create a true custom orthotic, as well as give back to the diabetic…
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