DROP FOOT Device works for many!

There are many causes for Drop Foot, where literally the forefoot is unable to come up (dorsiflex) so that toes clear the ground during walking (swing phase of gait).  The muscles that enable dorsiflexion (bringing up forefoot) are weakened because of stroke, neuropathy, or some other cause.  AFO’s or Ankle Foot Orthotics are prescribed fit […] Read more »

STINKING FEET?

The VERY BEST foot deodorant! One woman told me it saved her marriage.  Another said that her 2 sons were able to bring their shoes in from the garage…and she had hated walking past them even there! My friend Bill told me that his wife became more loving!  Not exactly sure what he meant by […] Read more »

NEOS Overshoes work wonderfully!

NEOS may not be beautiful, but they work beautifully!  Essentially waterproof, slip resistant shoe coverings that fit over any footwear.  Pants legs tuck in with draw-string to hold in (see arrow) then Velcro closure down front with adjustable instep strap.  This means the boots can fit over any type of shoes, versatile as can be. […] Read more »

Custom Molded Shoes: CUTE can happen

73 year old female with diabetes presented with feelings of frustration that she is unable to do what she wants in her retirement because of her feet.  After evaluation and assessment we agreed to prioritize her desires: 1.  Reduce pre-ulcerative calluses at balls of feet, currently endangering her health 2.  Accommodate her different sized feet […] Read more »

Giesswein Slippers provide Comfort & Support

Beautiful craftsmanship on boiled wool lodge shoes and slippers are beautiful for another reason:  they help prevent falls!  Contoured footbeds support arches of the feet to provide greater balance and stability, a key to fall prevention.  Most falls occur in homes with worn, slick slippers on OR in stocking feet.  Older feet are often tender […] Read more »

Custom Made Therapeutic Footwear for Club Foot

66 year old male born with LEFT club foot had multiple surgeries before age 25 and the foot’s shape was greatly improved according to his report. LEFT foot has deformities  still on the lateral side at cuboid and 5th metatarsal head (ball of foot behind baby toe).  He endured painful calluses for years before using […] Read more »

Wedding Shoe Rescue

While the bride did wear pumps for the ceremony, she wanted to dance all night with shoes on (great idea since being barefoot is…well, informal and/or whatever).  She loved the feel of these shoes but the gray petals just didn’t work for her…and understandably so!  These fit her perfectly so RESCUE them:  we removed the […] Read more »

Cute Shoe Rescue: Guys need that, too!

This professional man has worn custom made softer trilaminate orthoses in Finn Comfort Vaasa oxfords for several years so that his feet have improved significantly.  As a consequence, his lovely bride of 30+ years wants him to have nicer shoes for dress-up events. Solution:  custom made thin dress orthoses of sulcus length with accommodation for […] Read more »

CUTE SHOE RESCUE: Black Pumps with leopard trim

Fashion is important to so many women.  A recent survey of high heel wearers revealed that 90% of women want to remove their high heels after 1 hour.  But even more shocking:  half of those wanted to remove their heels after only 10 minutes!  What women do to look good is often to endure pain […] Read more »

Cute Shoe Rescue

  Ziera has as much fashion as a woman wants.  And it’s “feel good” fashion shoes that come in medium, wide, extra wide, and extra extra wide.  Shoes that have room for the balls of your feet.  Fashionable, cute shoes with removable insoles that support your arches, reduce pressure, and help to stop bunion progressing. […] Read more »