Lux Step, the right way

Lux-Step

Our product looks different, we know. We want your pain to go away, forever. That means, we need to create something that does more than providing temporary relief. When you get your Lux Step, it can be confusing because it looks very different. Remember the following: The blue gel pad goes under your heel The […]

The trouble with insoles

Happy couple. Free from heel pain.

Comfort. Protection. Support. Relief. Insoles promise many things. However, many people find that these insoles are empty of these promises. They might provide relief for a short period of time but over time, they become less and less effective. Many people express frustrations like these. They have tried over-the-counter insoles and even paid for custom […]

Getting to the root issue

In the previous post, we mentioned how physical health can affect other areas in your life. Working with a podiatrist, we are acutely aware of the implications of foot pain on a person’s health. We’ve heard patients decrease their activity level when they were not able to walk properly and had pain. As they decreased […]

Seven domains of health

Wellness, well-being, organics… these are all popular terms in our world today. Words that we didn’t really think about long ago… well, perhaps you had. As we become more and more sedentary in our culture, we need to become more and more aware of what we do for our bodies. A few weeks ago, we […]

Metatarsalgia, what?!

If you’ve never been to the doctor for your feet or aren’t in an anatomy class, you’re probably wondering, what is metatarsalgia. On the other hand, you may have come across this page because you have just seen your doctor and they said you had it. You may not be familiar with the term but […]

Rest and Plantar Fasciitis

Have you ever had car troubles? Have you ever driven a car that is out of alignment? We know we’re supposed to take the car in every few years or every so miles to get our car aligned but have you ever ignored it? If you did, you’ll know that eventually, the tires will wear […]

Are minimalist shoes good for me?

Minimalist shoes have been a popular topic for the last few years. If you’re a runner, you will have heard about it. Perhaps, you may have contemplated using them or are using them. These shoes are created to simulate barefoot running. Therefore, they generally have little or no stability in the heel and midfoot. Also, […]

Balance and Aging

Did you know that one in three people over the age of 65 lose their balance and fall? As one ages, this risk increases. As a podiatrist, I have learned that as we age, we become stiffer over time. As we become stiffer, we compensate by changing the way we walk by shuffling our feet, […]

Step Better and Feel Better

Do you notice that some people seem to age more gracefully than others? As in, some people just seem to look a lot younger than they actually are. For some, this is simply genetics but for many, it’s about how they cared for themselves. As we have said before, it is ultimately up to us […]