The Elusive Short Leg

The Elusive Short Leg - 3 different pics - short leg right, normal, short leg left

The Elusive Short Leg is the one most folks aren’t looking for. This includes your chiropractic physician, physical therapist, medical doctor, Pilates instructor, personal trainer, massage therapist, and others who simply remain unaware.  Pain that’s been around “forever” only on one side despite years of therapy and treatment? Chronic pain ever since that hip or knee surgery…

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Short Leg Orthotics

Sacral base labeled as D

Short leg orthotics vary, but what’s most important in HOW MUCH lift to add and what you add it to! Is your leg more than 9mm short on one side? Do we need to consider building up the outside of a shoe because the unleveling is rather large? Some short leg orthotics are able to correct…

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Short Leg Checklist

short leg checklist

Here’s the Short Leg Checklist you need to help identify the best course of action when there’s a chance one leg is shorter than the other. Is it Functional? Perhaps it’s Structural. Functional? Structural? Which is it? IT MATTERS!!! If you don’t know, that’s a big problem! Let’s change that!!! Courtesy of Arizona Orthotics SOMEONE says…

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Silent Short Leg

silent short leg. see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil

The Silent Short Leg is the short leg nobody likes to discuss! It’s the short leg “that just keeps coming back.” The type that’s DETERMINED to remain short, despite all the visits to the DC, PT, or MD. Persistent despite all the yoga, Pilates, massage, Rolfing, essential oils, cryotherapy, arch supports, insoles… Despite everything, the…

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Osteoarthritis Risk Factors

sands of time OA osteoarthritis time running out

Osteoarthritis Risk Factors include obesity, diet, and abnormal joint loading. Is time running out?  Are your footprints in the sands of time SAFE… from degeneration? Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease, is serious business. After all, OA is a leading cause of DISABILITY & therefore NOT associated with graceful aging. Here at Arizona Orthotics…

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