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How Carrying Around Extra Weight Affects Your Feet and Ankles

How Carrying Around Extra Weight Affects Your Feet and Ankles

As that old song goes… “the toe bone’s connected to the foot bone… the foot bone’s connected to the heel bone” and so on. Eventually it makes its way up to the head bone, and then back down to the feet and ankles. The anatomical accuracy of that song may be dubious, but the basic theme is dead-on; in the read more »

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Flatfoot Reconstruction Is Best Option For Patients Of Any Age [New Study]

Flatfoot Reconstruction Is Best Option For Patients Of Any Age [New Study]

Look at the feet of a baby. We all begin life with tiny little Barney Rubble feet. Unfortunately, some of us revert to that condition as time and/or trauma affect our feet and make walking difficult. What is adult acquired flatfoot deformity? The feet of infants and toddlers start off flat as a board with no discernible bend in the read more »

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Overpronation: What Is It and How Can You Correct It?

Overpronation: What Is It and How Can You Correct It?

The shape of the human foot and its mechanics are designed to minimize the stress of walking or running. When your foot pushes off, it propels you forward by rolling outward, or supinating. When it strikes the ground again, it absorbs the shock of impact by rolling inward, or pronating. This process is normal and healthy. In fact, it’s crucial read more »

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What are the Best Running Shoes for my Flat Feet?

What are the Best Running Shoes for my Flat Feet?

We at University Foot and Ankle Institute are often asked for suggestions on the best running shoes. Our latest question came from a runner in Pennsylvania who asked: I have flat feet and under-pronation. I run an average of 30 miles per week. What running shoes would you suggest? Hi, good question, thanks for this one. I’d be happy to read more »

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What Are The Best Running Shoes For Your Type of Feet?

What Are The Best Running Shoes For Your Type of Feet?

Over the past few years there has been a trend in the running world toward minimalistic shoes. A minimalistic shoe is defined as a shoe that allows the foot to function as close to its natural state as possible. They are generally manufactured with less cushioning and support – overall much less material than standard running shoes. There are two read more »

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