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Medical Micro Moments
Medical Micro Moments

Google calls them Micro Moments - medical micro moment

We call them Medical Micro Moments – great opportunities for medical education.

You know the scenario – you go to the doctor and you get your diagnosis.  It all made sense while you were in the office speaking with the doctor.  You walk out to your car and you...

Anatomy 101 – the lower extremity
Anatomy 101 – the lower extremity

Foot anatomy – them bones them bonesfoot x-ray

One of the more popular tools on Myfootshop.com is our vast foot and ankle knowledge base.  In addition to articles on common foot and ankle conditions, we also have an entire section on lower extremity anatomy.  The most useful set of images in our foot and ank...

Opioid Addiction
Opioid Addiction

Opioid Addiction Stories – being on the front line of managing patients with opioid addictionOpioid addiction

Opioid and heroin addiction is unfortunately all too common, and this addiction is mean.   It changes people in a way that is almost incomprehensible.  In my practice, I’m confronted every day with decisio...

Lateral Sole Wedge Inserts for Osteoarthritis of the Medial Compartment of the Knee
Lateral Sole Wedge Inserts for Osteoarthritis of the Medial Compartment of the Knee

Can a Lateral Sole Wedge Insert be worn with a Prescription Orthotic?Lateral Sole Wedge Insoles

Lateral Sole Wedge Inserts are used and recommended to limit supination of the foot. Excessive supination leads to biomechanical overload of the medial knee making patients prone to early-onset osteoarthritis of the knee. By lim...

Carbon graphite insoles and gait
Carbon graphite insoles and gait

Levers, rockers and carbon graphite insoles

Part 3 – Putting it all together

In part 1 of this conversation I presented a common customer question:  can I wear just one carbon fiber insole?  I briefly discussed gait and how a carbon fiber insole may affect gait.  In part 2 of this conversation, I ...