Custom or Prefabricated Orthotic? When Should You Get Each

When should you get a prefabricated orthotic and when should you invest in a custom orthotic? There isn’t a straight answer to this question because there are advantages and disadvantages to both. But in general, we think you should choose the least expensive treatment that gives you 100% of...

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Painful, Red, Itching and Blistered Toes? It Might Be Chilblains

Last winter we (and many foot specialists) noticed a sharp increase in the number of people we were treating with a condition called Chilblain’s. Chilblains is an inflammatory condition of small blood vessels that causes pain, itching redness and small blisters primarily affecting the toes. The picture shows a...

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How Much Should Foot Orthotics Cost?

How Much Should Prefabricated and Custom Foot Orthotics Cost? This post is designed to help you understand the different types of foot orthotics that are on the market and provide guidelines for fair pricing for each type. First, it is important to understand the different types of foot orthotics...

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