Oak Bay News
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 A11
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of the Oak Bay Village Join at 50 & Save Monterey Members have access to overe 30 volunteer led clubs. Membership includes discounts on courses, trips, events and volunteer opportunities.
Are your feet sore at the end of the day? That is not normal, even though 63 % think it is.
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Clinical Biomechanics is the study of human motion. Biomechanical issues can cause bunions, hammertoes, neuromas, arch & heel pain, shin splints and aggravate knee, hip, and back symptoms. A functional orthotic (F.O.) is a transferable shoe insert which accurately supports the foot. Functional Orthotics must be made from non-weight bearing impressions while the foot is held in the correct position, ideally from a plaster cast.
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That is why weight bearing impressions, especially computer scanners, cannot make an orthotic properly, except for people who don't need them!
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A functional orthotic must be rigid enough to counteract the force of gravity, which is why soft arch supports cannot stabilize the foot properly.
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Healthy Living Requires Healthy Feet
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Oak Bay News, March 18, 2020