Archive for the ‘Foot Care’ Category

Finding the Shoe that Fit Your Child’s Orthotics Braces

Posted on: March 7th, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Parents, prepare yourselves – your relationship with your child’s custom orthotics can be one of love and hate. While both you and your orthotist are thrilled that your child has taken their first amazing steps because of the strength and stability provided by these custom orthotics, they may fit with very few colorful, light-up, stylish […]

Custom Shoe Inserts vs. Over-the-Counter Shoe Inserts: Weighing the Pros and Cons

Posted on: February 3rd, 2016 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

Discreet and removable, a shoe insert is slipped into a shoe to offer added support to the heel, arch, and musculature of the foot, helping alieve pain from the ground up. Some options can be purchased from drug stores without a physician’s assistance, while others require much more than a trip to the corner store […]

Pedorthists Share What Goes Into Shoe Orthotics

Posted on: December 1st, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

If you nurse painful knees, swollen ankles, or aches in your Achilles, your first line of defense is probably over-the-counter shoe orthotics. But what if the pair you picked up from the drugstore just isn’t cutting it? Custom shoe orthotics may be your next step. At Premier Prosthetics, we create shoe orthotics tailor-made to your […]

Pedorthics 101

Posted on: September 10th, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

In the world of O & P, we mainly only hear of just that, orthotics and prosthetics. But what about pedorthics? And what does a pedorthist do?

Preventative Foot Care

Posted on: July 24th, 2015 by Premier Prosthetics Blogger

  The summer season is host to a variety of outdoor activities, events and celebrations.  However for those with diabetes, attending these activities can be a challenge as it raises the risk for complications with sensitive feet. It is important for those with diabetes to take extra precautions to prevent foot related accidents and complications […]