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“My feet, knees and low back felt great and that never would have happened in any other kind of flip-flops. I have worn Foot Levelers orthotics for over 20 years so I understand the importance of wearing the right shoe with the right correction.”

Susan Loves Her Custom Orthotic Flip-flops (and So Will You!)

We love hearing from our patients! Thanks Susan!

“I absolutely love my Foot Levelers’ custom orthotic flip-flops. The first time I tried them on was the day I was flying to Orlando for a convention. I put them on that morning, walked through the entire airport and still had them on late into the evening. My feet, knees and low back felt great and that never would have happened in any other kind of flip-flops. I have worn Foot Levelers orthotics for over 20 years so I understand the importance of wearing the right shoe with the right correction.” read more

The Pitter-Patter of Little Feet: Kids and the ‘Pedal Foundation’

We know, parents: as if you don’t have enough to worry about when it comes to your kids.  But making sure your children’s feet are healthy is important.  We’ll tell you the why and the how.

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The Why: Foot problems that develop in childhood can seriously affect your child’s health now and in the future. Picture the body as a building: if the foundation is unbalanced or “off,” everything built on top of it may suffer–in your child’s body, this includes the pelvis and spine, leading to biomechanical dysfunction. Later in life, foot problems from childhood can can accelerate degenerative changes in the knees, hips, and spine. They may also put your child at greater risk for injury during sports or play. read more

Wall Street Journal: Surgery Not Needed for Most Foot Problems

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…Course, we already knew that. Foot problems can usually be treated without surgery! 

In “No Surgery: Fresh Cures for Common Foot Pain” by WSJ Health Reporter Angela Chen, the writer speaks with experts who say that most foot problems–from bunions to plantar fasciitis to hammertoes to ball of foot pain–can be treated successfully without surgery. “Some treatments, such as insoles that redistribute the pressure on the foot…aim to address the cause of the foot problems, which can help them from recurring,” writes Chen. (Hey! That’s what we’ve been saying all along!) read more

Prepare to Be Dazzled by Bling, Our Newest Custom Orthotic Flip-flop

Stunning and supportive, in classic flip-flop styling, Bling is high fashion footwear—without the high price to health.

Bling offers Foot Levelers’ signature 3 Arch Advantage™ support with a built-in individually-designed orthotic made just for her, plus:

  • Brilliant rhinestones inlayed in a single stitch toe thong, for added comfort
  • Buttery-soft black suede top cover for luxurious support and stability
  • Cushioning EVA mid-layer and slip-resistant rubber sole
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    How Many Pairs of Shoes Do You Own? (And Are You Sure?)

    Let’s face it. No one wears the same shoes all the time, because there’s more to life than just the office or gym. In fact, the average American owns an average of 19 pairs of shoes at any given time!

    We challenged our employees to get out their shoes, count ’em, and take a picture. (Our “winner” so far on number of pairs owned is Corrie, 125 pairs of shoes!)

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    How many pairs do you THINK you have? And how many do you ACTUALLY have?

    Answer the first question in your head, and then take a moment to do an actual count. You’ll be surprised. read more

    What’s a Subluxation? Plus: How to Make Your Adjustments Last Longer and Stronger

    You know how great you feel as you leave your Chiropractor’s office?

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    (These guys clearly just left the Chiropractor’s)

    You’re energetic, but not edgy. Calm, clear-headed and alert. If you came in with pain, it’s likely that it feels lessened; perhaps, it’s even disappeared (hallelujah!).

    It’s as if every cell of your body just seems to be humming in unison, and that all is right with the world!

    There’s a reason for that! In Chiropractic-speak, your Doctor’s adjustment has helped to eliminate subluxations in your spine. The term subluxation describes what happens when spinal joints are shifted out of ideal alignment thanks to stress, trauma, or chemical imbalances. read more

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