Insoles, Inserts, Orthotics…What’s the Difference?

It seems like insoles are popping up everywhere…shoes stores, on television commercials, and even in your grocery store! So what’s the deal with them? Why are they important? By the time people find their way into our office, they’re so confused over the terms “insoles”, “inserts” “arch supports” and “orthotics” that they don’t know what […]

Feeling Pain In Your Arch While Training For the Gasparilla Run?

All this training for the Gasparilla Run can cause serious havoc to your feet!  A common condition that can occur with runners is developing tendinitis.  Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon.  Tendons connect muscle to bone.  As you know it takes a lot of muscle to run, whether you’re running sprints or cross country.  When […]

Why Do You Get Arch Pain When Running?

Arch pain is a very common occurrence with runners.  Repetitive motions such as running can cause joints and tendons to work over-time causing an increased risk of several foot and ankle conditions. One of the most common causes for arch pain is Posterior Tibial Tendinitis.  The Posterior Tibial tendon (aka PT tendon) is the primary tendon that […]