Osteoarthritis Risk Factors

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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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Foot Biomechanics & Graceful Ageing

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First of all, what do Foot Biomechanics & Graceful Ageing have in common? Foot biomechanics describes how the foot and leg work, while graceful ageing is a multifaceted art form.   Because biomechanically correct feet absorb and dissipate shock best, any desire to age gracefully must address how stress travels throughout the entire body AND that starts…

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Interference with the Transmission of Innate Forces

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Foot dysfunction can interfere with the transmission of innate forces. Dysfunctional feet cannot heal under the constant stress of gravity plus body weight. 25% of the body’s bones (52 bones – 66 joints) held down… Squish & Stretch the muscles, the ligaments, the nerves… everything! This disruption of innate forces traveling between the brain and…

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Feet Don’t Fail Me Now

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Put that delicate bare foot into a shoe, and… Can you hear that? That’s your brain-body connection screaming, “Feet don’t fail me now!” Shoes make feet weak. Why not stronger? It’s called General Adaptation Syndrome and was first written about by Hungarian-born Hans Selye in the British journal Nature back in 1936. Feet don’t fail…

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Pain Free is NOT Problem Free – Predict Your Future Today

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Pain Free is NOT Problem Free You CAN Identify a Foot Problem BEFORE there’s pain & therein lies YOUR Opportunity to Predict Your Future. Pain Free is certainly nice, but pain free does not predict a pain free future. In other words, Pain Free is NOT Problem Free – EVER! Pain is a SYMPTOM. Pain…

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