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How to Tie Your Tennies to Alleviate Foot Pain

Lace-up to alleviate foot pain. Are your feet tired and painful at the end of the day? It might be your shoes that are frustrating your feet.

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Reduce Foot Pain: Shoe Tying Tips to Help Keep Your Arches Activated

Are you looking for ways to reduce foot pain?  Did you know that how you lace and tie your shoes can make a dramatic difference in how well the muscles of your feet are working to keep your arches lifted, active, and supporting you when you’re on your feet! 

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Put a little “Spring” in Your Step to Strengthen Your Feet

The muscles of our feet are designed somewhat like springs.    If our arches are strong and working well, there is a spring effect that we can work with to be “light on our feet,” improve balance, and more easily transfer our weight from leg to leg to propel our bodies forward through space to walk […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Measure Your Feet Day: Check In with Your Feet and Check Up on Your Shoe Size

Are You Measuring Up? January 23rd is Measure Your Feet Day: It’s Time to Check In with Your Feet and Check Up on Your Shoe Size. Remember when you were a kid and your mom put you up against the wall or door-frame and measured how tall you were? Wasn’t it fun to check the […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Alleviating Pain & Chronic Health Problems, Foot Care & Foot Fitness.

Pilates-Walk Workshop

   Pilates Tips to Improve Your Walking Technique for Better Wellness. Fine-tune your posture, body alignment and muscle support to help improve your gait and maximize the benefits from your walking workouts during this 2-hour Centerworks® Awesome Workshop with Pilates and functional movement expert, Aliesa George.  Learn the secrets to walking well…

Posted by Aliesa George in Exercise and Fitness, Pilates, Workshops.

Foot Care Q&A: Leg Alignment & Fixing Pronated Feet

I received some great foot care questions from Matt  about  leg alignment, toe out walking, and orthotics!  And  he’s not the only one out there challenged with these problems… Foot Care Questions: “I apparently pronate and have had custom orthotics for decades.  I hate them and am trying to wean off by way of store-bought […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Functional Movement.

Interesting Article on Flip-Flops and Foot Pain

Flip-Flops are Great… If You Enjoy Poor Foot Mechanics, Increased Risk of Injury, and Foot Pain… One of my clients brought me a copy of an article written by Rachel Saslow for the Washington Post, that was recently re-published in the Wichita Eagle newspaper about Flip-flops. 

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles.

Dr. Oz: Helpful Hints to Pick the Best Shoes for Your Feet

It’s great to see that even Dr. Oz is helping to educate people about the benefits of wearing the right shoes to keep your feet healthy.  Check out this Dr. Oz show video to see what he has to say about determining your arch type – normal, flat, or high, and what the wear patterns […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Links to Interesting Articles, Videos.

iWalk – Actively Powered Foot and Ankle for Amputees

It’s amazing what technology is able to do and humans are able to create to help improve the lives of others!  The iWalk prosthetics company has created the worlds’ first actively powered foot and ankle!  Their PowerFoot One is designed to give amputees an ease of movement that is natural.  This prosthetic limb makes approximately […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Health, Links to Interesting Articles.

Important Information about Common Foot Problems from America’s Podiatrist Dr. Michael Nirenberg

Thanks to guest author America’s PodiatristSM,  Dr. Michael Nirenberg for these great insights into some common foot pain problems.  I hope that you have healthy and happy feet, but if any of the foot problems below are an issue for you – please listen to your feet and seek medical attention if necessary.  Treatment and […]

Posted by Aliesa George in Foot Care & Foot Fitness, Guest Bloggers.