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  1. Foot Blisters - Very Annoying!

    What is: A Foot Blister

    You may get blisters on your feet if your shoes or socks don't fit well and rub uncomfortably. Athletes and hikers often get foot blisters. Blisters usually occur at the start of a new sports season or exercise program, after wearing new shoes, or when the weather is hot and humid.

  2. Orthotic Insoles

    What is: The Slimflex Range

    Foot orthoses have been used for the management of lower-limb and foot pathologies since the 19th century - clinical studies have shown that orthotic devices contribute to the normal function of the foot.

  3. Heel Lifts

    Heel Lifts - Buyers Guide

    This article is intended to give an overview of the different types of in-shoe orthotic heel inserts available and their strengths and shortcomings, and to assist you in choosing appropriate heel lift product

  4. Arch pain - Plantar Fasciitis

    What is: Arch Pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

    The most common cause of arch pain is Plantar Fasciitis, which is a condition that refers to the inflammation of the tissues connected to the heel bone. This is due to excessive pulling and stretching of the fibrous bands that support the arch of the foot.

  5. What is: Achilles Tendonitis

    What is: Achilles Tendonitis?

    If you have Achilles tendonitis you will experience discomfort at the back of the leg which consists of a burning, shooting, or piercing pain due to the inflammation or degeneration of the Achilles tendon.

  6. Heel Pain

    What is: Heel pain - Bursitis & Plantar Fasciitis

    Heel Pain Syndrome is caused by repetitive pressure placed on the heel of the foot when walking, which causes soreness of the heel.