Leg Length Discrepancy Lift on Nike

Lifts can be discreet when done via splitting the sole.  5/8″ heel, 3/8″ ball, and 0″ at toe makes for balanced walking and discretion.  Barely noticeable when being worn. This person had a hip replacement that resulted in this discrepancy. Our pedorthists and technicians care about how you look as well as how you feel.  […] Read more »

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 »

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 »

Cute Shoe Rescue: Camuto Made Super Comfortable!

High Fashion can be made comfortable with our Cute Shoe Rescue! Upper: Original shoes showing thin leather soles outside and flat insoles with no support inside. LOWER LEVEL    Arrows pointing inside:  Longitudinal and metatarsal arches added to reduce pressure at balls of feet.  Solutions help metatarsalgia (pain at balls of feet) plus arch strain […] Read more »

Fancy Pumps Made Comfortable…oh, yeah!

Arthritis doesn’t keep this stylish woman from accompanying her family in high fashion shoes.  She just brings them to us to add cushioning to the balls of the feet with bouncy soling 1/4 inch thick with feminine woven, slip resistant pattern.  Then we pull up the lining and add long arch and metatarsal arch supports.  […] 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 »