Finding Stable Shoes

While most older adults’ primary concern when buying shoes is comfort, stability should also be at the top of the list. This is especially important as the risk for falls and fall-related injuries increases with age. So, what are the criteria for selecting great footwear that will provide needed support and stability and reduce the

Are Tight Sheets Causing My Foot Pain?

A friend recently revealed that he thought his wife was tucking in the sheets too tightly and this was what had been causing his heel pain first thing in the morning. While the too-tight sheets might be true, the likelihood that the friend’s foot pain is due to an overzealous bed maker or extreme ‘hospital

Post-Operative Shoes: The Need for Change

Why I Created The AdaptaStep® Recovery Shoe by Dr. Harold Schoenhaus Post-op or trauma shoes have played a significant role in the recovery of a patient from injury, surgical or external trauma. These shoes have undergone changes in appearance, materials, shape and anchoring—indicating the need to adapt to various self-induced problems from the shoe itself.

8 Types Of Foot Surgery & What They Mean For You

The foot is a complicated part of the anatomy, consisting of 26 bones, 33 joints and numerous tendons, ligaments and muscles. Many conditions affecting the foot can produce discomfort and without strong and healthy feet, we are often limited in our mobility. Sometimes the structure and mechanics of our feet and/or ankles change—for any number