Callus - an area of hard, thickened skin on the foot that develops in response to pressure or friction. Dorsiflexion - movement at the ankle that brings the top of the foot towards the lower leg. Excess pronation - a common biomechanical problem that occurs during gait when the foot rolls in and the arch collapses excessively. Metatarsus adductus - a common foot deformity noted at birth that causes the front half of the foot, or forefoot, to adduct on the rearfoot. Orthotics - podiatric medical devices placed into your footwear designed specifically to improve foot function and lower leg mechanics. Over-pronation - a common biomechanical problem that occurs during gait when the foot rolls in and the arch collapses excessively.


Paraffin wax foot bath - a therapeutic treatment whereby the foot is dipped into a pool of heated paraffin wax, creating a thermal effect. Plantar fascia - a broad band of fibrous tissue which runs along the bottom surface of the foot, attaching at the bottom of the heel and extending to the forefoot. Shin splints - acute pain in the shin and lower leg caused by prolonged running and overuse, typically on hard surfaces. Tarsal tunnel - the tarsal tunnel is a naturally occurring anatomical tunnel in the foot located behind the medial ankle.
Someone with an equinus lacks the flexibility to adequately bring the top of the foot toward the front of the leg. It can be seen as collapse of the foot inwards, causing the feet to flatten out to some degree.


The penetrating heat can help relieve pain and stiffness, as well as stimulating circulation.
It assists in diagnoses of many foot problems and is used in conjunction with the prescription of custom-made orthotics.



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Orthotic inserts


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