Foot Levelers News

Leading Provider of Custom Orthotics

Month: May 2018

FOOT LEVELERS RELEASES NEW DATES AND CITIES FOR THE PRACTICE XCELERATOR

Half-day training helps chiropractors improve patient care and take their custom orthotics business to the next level

Roanoke, VA – Foot Levelers is excited to announce new cities and dates for the Foot Levelers Practice Xcelerator®.

This free, half-day coaching session is a unique opportunity for doctors and their staffs to learn simple, executable, and proven models of care for both acute and non-acute patients. During this half-day session, chiropractors learn a step-by-step diagnostic process designed to address the clinical and financial aspects and challenges of the doctor-patient relationship. It is an intuitive, simple, and researched-backed approach to musculoskeletal care that improves patient outcomes, patient compliance, and the overall success of a practice. read more

Custom Molded, Flexible, Three Arch Custom Orthotics are an Effective Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Levelers Plantar Fasciitis and Plantar Heel Pain

by Kevin Wong, DC

Our feet are perhaps the most overused and under-appreciated parts of the human body. We use them relentlessly, depending on them daily to bear our body weight, transport us places and allow us to stand, walk and run. Only in cases where they are painful do we bother to have them looked at. Even then, proper and complete knowledge of the feet, their movement patterns and their effects on the rest of the body are rarely adequately taught.

In the world of foot pain, heel pain and plantar fasciitis are among the most common ailments people consult a medical provider for. Up to ten percent of the population will present with heel pain over the course of their lives, and it can affect everyone who engages in weight-bearing physical activity. (1) It is important for the healthcare consumer to understand the various treatment options available. read more

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

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