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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...

What is metatarsalgia and how is it treated with canting?
What is metatarsalgia and how is it treated with canting?

Metatarsalgia | Can you or can’t you cant?Metatarsal bones

Metatarsalgia describes pain in the metatarsal bone. Metatarsalgia can be caused by a number of contributing factors and can affect any of the 5 metatarsal bones of the foot. Metatarsalgia is most commonly caused by eccentric loading of the forefoot resu...

Lateral Sole Wedges - how symptoms of medial knee osteoarthritis are improved
Lateral Sole Wedges - how symptoms of medial knee osteoarthritis are improved

Lateral Sole Wedges are a simple way to treat medial knee arthritis. The International Journal of Preventative Medicine calls Lateral Sole Wedges, "simple, inexpensive therapy for decreasing knee pain and improving life".

Lateral Sole Wedges - treatment of lateral ankle instability
Lateral Sole Wedges - treatment of lateral ankle instability

Lateral Sole Wedges are a unique yet simple way to treat mild lateral ankle instability, peroneal tendinitis and peroneal tendon subluxation.

The biomechanics of cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing requires form that is centered over the ski with virtually no reliance on your bindings. Alpine and Rondonee bindings differ in that they are rigidly fixed to the ski (Alpine) or semi-rigidly/rigidly tethered as found in Rondonee bindings. The beauty of a cross country set-up is the simplicity of a toe clip. But that simplicity also means that the act of cross-country skiing requires a very calculated, centered load bearing and swing phase to keep the skis in alignment.