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Custom Orthotics for Hiking

Custom Orthotics for Hiking
Hiking is a great way to get exercise while experiencing nature. However, if you have any type of foot pain, you may struggle to hike comfortably. The fear of foot pain can keep novice hikers from getting supportive hiking boots. Sure, you may be able to tackle a moderate trail in a pair of sports…
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Arcus Custom Orthotics Featured In Well+Good Article

Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well+Good Article
Treat Foot Pain at Home With This $8, Podiatrist-Approved Foot Soak October 22, 2021 | By Rebecca Norris When it comes to foot care, chances are, you assume that a trip to the nail salon is the #1 move for a little sole love. While pedicurists undoubtedly know how to pamper your feet, believe it…
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Orthotics or Insoles: Decide Which are Best for You

Orthotics or Insoles: Decide Which are Best for You
When deciding whether custom foot orthotics or insoles (over the counter orthotics) are best for you, it is crucial to understand what makes each product different. Generally, orthotics and insoles are terms that can be used interchangeably, as both are effective methods of treating a number of foot related issues. Most commonly they are used…
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Arcus Custom Orthotics Featured In Well+Good

Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well+Good
Do Bunion Correctors Work? Podiatrists Tell Us the Truth—And When To Wear One October 17, 2021 | By Taylor Bell There are many causes of foot pain, but having a bunion may be one of the most agonizing (it is for me, at least). Oftentimes, bunions form as a result of genetics, or over time…
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Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well+Good

Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well+Good Article
Slippers Are Terrible for Your Feet—These Are the *Only* Kind That Are Podiatrist-Approved September 28, 2021 | By Tehrene Firman If there’s anything you should keep on your feet when walking around the house, it’s slippers for arch support. Since slippers have become part of the unofficial work-from-home uniform, I asked the experts what to…
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Custom Orthotics for All Types of Footwear

Custom Orthotics for All Types of Footwear
Custom orthotics, not to be confused with insoles, are custom made orthotic shoe inserts designed to address specific areas of pain or discomfort that users may have, as well as to fit user feet with extreme precision for maximum effectiveness. Because they are custom made, they can be designed to fit into virtually any and…
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Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well And Good Article

Arcus Orthotics Featured In Well And Good Article
‘I’m a Podiatrist, and These Are the Best Socks To Wear With Boots To Prevent Blisters’ October 1, 2021 | By Zoe Weiner Boots and blisters are a match made in footwear hell. After a summer spent free-wheeling in sandals, your heels and toes are primed for pain—especially if you’re wearing the wrong socks. First…
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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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