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 »