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Toe Spring | What is it and why is it helpful?
Toe Spring | What is it and why is it helpful?

What is Toe Spring?Toe Spring

Toe spring is the term used to describe a shoe or foot insert that enables rolling off the forefoot. Let me create the visual – think clog, men’s wingtip shoes or MBT Shoes. Each of these are examples of what is also called a forefoot rocker (aka toe spring.)

Toe Spring – is th...

Chronic Achilles tendinitis – treatment with a Carbon Graphite Spring Plate
Chronic Achilles tendinitis – treatment with a Carbon Graphite Spring Plate

Chronic Achilles tendonitis – treatment with Spring PlatesAchilles tendon

What’s a Spring Plate got to do with Achilles tendinitis?  Quite a bit, actually.  A Spring Plate changes the gait cycle enough to ‘unload’ the Achilles tendon during gait.  Let’s take a little closer look.

The leg, the ankle and the foot ...

Achilles Tendinitis | Using a heel lift and spring plate for treatment
Achilles Tendinitis | Using a heel lift and spring plate for treatment

Treating chronic Achilles tendinitis requires a comprehensive treatment plan including activity modification and rest. Rest can vary from a complete abstinence from activity or any number of activity modifications. This article explores the use of a Spring Plate and heel lift to treat chronic Achilles tendinitis.

Do I have a metatarsal stress fracture?

What is a metatarsal stress fracture? This article explores the onset, symptoms and treatment options for metatarsal stress fractures.

Treating Forefoot Arthritis with a Carbon Fiber Spring Plate

Carbon fiber spring plates are a lightweight, rigid addition to shoes that are used to treat midfoot and forefoot problems. This article explores the use of carbon fiber spring plates to treat forefoot pain.