Fallen Arches - Stop the Drop!

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-PROTECT YOUR FOUNDATION-

-FALLEN ARCHES-

When 26 Foot Bones Fail to Stay UP...

Fantastic Foot Fact

You’re the victim of a Fallen Arch!

It’s that simple.

Those 26 bones align to create 33 joints & when Optimally Aligned the foot provides Excellent Shock Absorption.

26 bones in their MASS Posture equals Good Shock Absorption.

Foundational Restoration26 bones in a Fallen Alignment & you've got a Foot Problem.

-But Why?-

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-GRAVITY-

Fallen arches are most commonly due to inadequate support against the overwhelming force of gravity and one’s body weight.

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In other words, the mass produced shoes you buy and wear are not made to support your foot shape. 

-Treatment Options?-

There are Two Options in the Treatment of Fallen Arches!
1. Temporarily Raise the Arch & Transfer Force Elsewhere
2. Cradle Each Arch in its Corrected MASS Posture with a biomechanical solution

-Treatments Designed to Temporarily Raise the Arch-

Dr. Scholl's® DreamWalk™ Hidden Arch® Supports

According to the good doctor, this particular treatment for fallen arches helps prevent arch pain.

This product is a soft clear gel, held in place with an adhesive, designed to provide support.

Drawbacks:
One size fits all.

Cost: $7

Dr. Scholl's Massaging Gel® Arch Supports

According to Dr. Scholl’s, this particular treatment for fallen arches is designed to absorb shock and support your arch.

Drawbacks:
Men's (sizes 6-11)
Women's (sizes 6-10)

Other than selecting the arch support that will fit in your shoe, it’s a one size fits all approach.

Cost: $8

Vionic Tide II

This treatment for fallen arches is a real nice looking sandal with a built in arch support, deep heel cup and flexible EVA midsole.

Drawbacks:
Stylish one-size-fits all approach for the >1,000,000 potential alignment combinations.

Other than selecting the correct size for your foot, this product is mass produced and simply just another one size fits all approach.

Cost: $64.95

SuperFeet Insoles

This treatment for fallen arches involves selecting the best fit insole after entering the following criteria: footwear type, activity, material, volume and shape. After you choose the options from each drop-down menu, the best fit insoles for you are revealed.

Drawbacks:
Deceptively custom. Despite the many drop-down menu options, you’re still purchasing a product that’s made in advance and mass produced.

Not truly specific to the greater than 1 million potential foot combinations. Think about it: >1,000,000 foot combinations, yet there are <30 different insoles to choose from.

Hmmm.

Cost: $20 to $50

Strutz Pro-Cushioned Arch Supports & Pro Human Shock Absorber

This treatment for fallen arches wraps around the arch using an antimicrobial fabric with a pad attached to the bottom.

The Strutz products are designed to softly cushion your arch and relieve heel, arch and metatarsal pain.

Drawbacks:
Another size fits all approach.

Cost: $20

Dr. Jills Gel Arch Pad

According to Dr. Jill, this particular treatment for fallen arches is a re-usable and self-sticking flexible arch pad.

Drawbacks:
Looks like Play-Doh.

One size fits all.

Cost: $13

PediFix Arch Bandage

This treatment for fallen arches is a soft bandage that’s washable and reusable. According to the manufacturer, this arch bandage lifts fallen arches.

Drawbacks:
It’s basically an ace bandage that wraps around your arch.

Another size fits all approach.

Cost: $9

Running Shoes

This treatment for fallen arches is designed to pigeon hole an individual into 1 of 3 foot types: neutral, pronator or supinator. After you identify your foot type, simply choose a manufacturer, a style you like and your shoe size.

Drawbacks:
There are over 1 million potential configurations for your foot’s arch. Forcing you to fit into 1 of 3 categories is ridiculous as a potential solution to any problem.

Cost: $50 to >$150

Foot Arch Reset

This particular treatment for fallen arches is a sequence of exercises designed to help isolate and strengthen the lateral arch and metatarsal arch of the foot.

Drawbacks:
You can only strengthen muscles, not the seat-belt like ligamentous supporting arches.

Muscles are like rubber bands whereas ligaments are like seat-belts; try stretching a seat-belt. In other words, you cannot strengthen that which doesn’t have the ability to become stronger. Ligaments hold bones in place and are subject to alignment; end of story.

Cost: time

-How to Cradle Each Foot in its Corrected Arch Up Alignment-

Since the Primary Cause of Fallen Arches is a failure of the ligamentous support, the solution is FOUNDATIONAL RESTORATION via MASS Posture.

First we capture each foots corrected arch-up alignment - SEATED.MASS Posture 3-D Foot Impression Taken Seated

Not only that… We Proudly CALIBRATE!

CALIBRATION is the proverbial "butter on the bread".

Calibration provides that Biomechanical Advantage Not Available in a pre-made found at local retailers like GoodFeet & Not Available from on-line retailers such as Amazon.

Welcome to the Next Generation of Custom Foot Orthotics & the beginning of your fallen arches properly absorbing shock once again!