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Athletes and Hip Injury Prevention

hip painby John Danchik, DC, CCSP, FICC

The competitive and the recreational athlete can each be affected by injuries to the muscles and ligaments around the hip.  These injuries can significantly interfere with sports enjoyment and performance levels, and they occasionally will end participation completely.  Poor shock absorption and excessive pronation have been found to be underlying causes or contributing factors for many leg/hip injuries. (1)  Orthotics, which have been custom made to improve the biomechanics of the feet and reduce the extent of pronation, can help to prevent many sport-related leg injuries. read more

Foot Levelers Announces New Speakers

5 New Chiropractic Speakers

NEWS RELEASE
April 25, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     

Five new speakers and new topics added

ROANOKE, VA, April 18, 2018 – Foot Levelers is pleased to announce the addition of five new speakers.

Consistent with our proud legacy of supporting the chiropractic profession, Foot Levelers offers your state association access to leading experts for your seminars and webinars and to provide articles and content for newsletters, social media, and other educational initiatives.

“Foot Levelers is excited to add not one but five new speakers to our team this year!  These new speakers bring fresh topics and content to share with your state association and its members. They are respected experts in their fields and we are ecstatic to have them as a part of our growing team,“ said Dawn Galbraith, Senior Vice President of Foot Levelers. read more

Ready for the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon? THIS Guy Is!

Today we’re exactly one month away from the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon and Half Marathon. Are you ready? Josh Barto is!

Josh, a self-described “running nut,” has been with Foot Levelers for over 8 years and has done a little bit of everything here.  Today he works in Foot Levelers’ Modifications Department (we call it “Mods”; it just sounds cooler)—meaning if your custom orthotics arent’s absolutely perfect, Josh is one of the guys who will be working his tail off to make sure they get perfect. Josh is just as tenacious with his running: if you live in our beautiful Southwest Virginia mountain town, chances are you’ve seen him burning up the local trails or competing in one of the area’s numerous athletic events. read more

Don’t Forget WHYOTY (“Why-Oh-Tee”): Here’s April’s Prize!

Where

Have

Your

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Taken

You (WHYOTY)
Patient Sweepstakes!

Just submit your photos or videos to our Facebook page for a chance one of two fabulous February prizes:

34.5% Reduction in Low Back Pain with Foot Levelers Orthotics

Something missing?

It’s your Low Back Pain.

This has been a project several years in the making, and we’re finally ready to tell the world. Please see below. This is significant because said study…

1) is iron-clad (randomized controlled trial)
2) features FOOT LEVELERS orthotics (so no other company can use this research in their marketing)
3) shows amazing results (see below) – 34.5% reduction in LBP with Foot Levelers alone; 40.4% reduction with FL + Chiro
4) is large scale – 225 patients with chronic LBP read more

Flip-Flop Season is Here (Well, Kinda…)

Give Hip Pain the Boot

Got hip pain?

Foot Levelers custom-made stabilizing orthotics may be able to help.

The hip joint is the body’s largest ball-and-socket joint, allowing for fluid movement during running, walking, and more. As the hip bone moves around in its socket, a cushion of cartilage helps prevent friction.

But with age and use, this cartilage can wear down or sustain damage. So can the muscles, tendons, and bones in and surrounding the hip.  Hip pain is usually a symptom of an underlying condition, including Arthritis, Avascular necrosis (or osteonecrosis), certain cancers, Bursitis, fracture, labral tear, muscle or tendon strain, and tendinitis. It’s important to work with your healthcare provider to determine the source of your pain. read more

Are Your Feet Warm Weather Ready? Meet The World’s Healthiest Flip-flops

The innovation that started it all: Foot Levelers’ Seabreeze custom orthotic flip-flop.

The wait is over (well, close enough). Spring is just around the corner, which means…

It’s flip-flop time, hooray! 

But don’t settle for just any flip-flop; ask your doctor about the world’s healthiest: Foot Levelers’ custom orthotic flip-flops, made just for your feet and your body based on a 3D scan of your foot. 

What’s the big deal about our custom orthotic flip-flops?

  • They’re so flippin’ comfortable you’ll never want to take them off. Seriously. 
  • Patented 3 Arch Advantage provides healthy support for all three of the foot’s arches 
  • Shock-absorbent mid-layer cradles and protects your feet and body with every step
  • Stunning, handcrafted craftsmanship that’s unrivaled (prepare yourself to turn some heads and rack up the compliments)
  • Designed to help your body, not hurt it (traditional flip-flops can destroy your feet and your spine… Learn more here)
  • In styes available for women and men; in traditional, high-quality leather and exciting waterproof options

Waterproof custom orthotic flip-flops–styles available for women and men.

Perfect for your casual warm weather outings or for simply kicking back in ultimate, pampering support.  read more

Proud, Patriotic Employer: Maria Huffman and Foot Levelers

Recently Foot Levelers’ own Maria Huffman was recognized by Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (EGSR) for being a Patriotic Employer! She was nominated by Jason Cain, our employee who is also a proud Marine.

Jason works for Maria in Foot Levelers’ Shipping Department, and he is also a Combat Engineer with the Marines. Previously, he was a Marine Aviation Mechanic, but now he trains other Marines to look for IEDs, which he still does two weekends a month.

ESGR is part of the Department of Defense. ESGR seeks to “foster a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military services of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.” The Patriot Award honors individual supervisors for their support when nominated by the employee or his/her family. read more

Happy (Almost) New Year!

The New Year is Almost Here! 

Whatever your goals for 2018, the Foot Levelers family wishes you a healthy, joyous, and prosperous revolution around the sun. 

Please be safe out there tonight! See you next year! 

Cheers!

Your Friends at Foot Levelers

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