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Our team of specialists and staff think informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire website, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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FAAWC Staff
...Today she loves the variety (orthotics, wound care, maintenance) she sees while working at FAAWC...

FAQ
... What are foot orthotics...

New Guidelines for Type II Diabetics: Why Exercise is Key!
...The physicians at Foot and Ankle Wellness Center, in Delaware, OH, encourage our diabetics to exercise and can help you reach your goals with better shoe gear, functional foot orthotics and even physical therapy to get you on the road to better diabetes control! Do not use foot, ankle, or leg pain as an excuse not to exercise, contact us and get started today! The guideline are crystal clear on the importance of regular, vigorous exercise! Developed by a panel of 9 experts, the new guidelines are published concurrently in the December issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and Diabetes Care...

Neuroma
...  Treatments generally include wearing corrective shoes or orthotics and/or receiving cortisone injections...

Thank Your Mom! And Her Feet...
...One of the easiest ways to support your feet from over-pronation is by wearing orthotics...

Testimonials
...I did have a second pair of orthotics made at a later visit, because I found it a real nuisance to move a single pair from my outdoor footwear to my indoor footwear each time I went in and out of the house...

Heel Pain? Arch Pain? Could Be...
...This plan may involve taping techniques, custom orthotics, steroid shots, or even surgery as a last result...

Avoid Pump Bump!
...Most cases of Haglund’s Deformity are treatable with anti-inflammatory medications, heel pads, heel lifts, ice, stretching exercises, orthotics, or physical therapy...

Functional Orthotics
...Orthotics come in many varieties, but two terms you will hear are “functional” orthotics and “accommodative” orthotics...

Accommodative Orthotics
Last week we talked about Functional Orthotics, which are designed to align your foot so it functions in an efficient and healthy motion...

Over-The-Counter Insoles
Throughout August, we have talked about different types of orthotics, but let’s concentrate today just a little on over-the-counter insoles, which are so readily available you can pick them up with your weekly groceries...

The Digital Way to Protect Your Feet
During the month of August, we looked at different types of insoles and orthotics...

Bunions
...For some bunions, treatment can be as simple as changing the type of shoes you wear or adding orthotics and padding...

Are Your Feet Laboring Over Labor Day?
...If you have existing foot problems like flat feet, you need to have special orthotics to give additional support...

Educational Videos
BONE/JOINT/TENDON Achilles Tendonitis Ankle Fractures Ankle Sprains Bunions Flat Foot Gout Hammertoes Neuroma Plantar Fasciitis Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Stress Fractures Tailor’s Bunion Tendonitis   NAILS & SKIN Ingrown Toenails   DIABETIC HEALTH Caring for the Diabetic Foot Peripheral Arterial Disease Peripheral Neuropathy Wounds and Ulcers   ORTHOTICS AND FOOTWEAR Diabetic Shoes and Your Foot Health Orthotics  

Hammertoes
...Get these fixed as soon as you see them developing! If caught in the early stages, hammertoes may be fixed with protective padding, special taping techniques, custom orthotics, shoe and lifestyle changes, and exercise...

Shin Splints
...A foot and ankle surgeon can treat the condition, recommend proper shoe gear, and evaluate whether orthotics are needed...

 

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