Tag: sandals

Wearing Foot Orthotics: Is It a Life-Long Necessity?

Wearing Foot Orthotics: Is It a Life-Long Necessity? One of the most common reasons for back, neck, shoulder, and even knee pain begins at the feet.   While having low arches or flat feet does not necessarily cause back and neck problems, asymmetry of the feet is an inherited trait. You look like your parents and probably walk like them too because of genetics.  Some of us need help to be more symmetrical in how we walk and move about which reduces stress on our bodies. What do foot orthotics do? Foot orthotics level the hips.  While they do provide arch Read More »

Summer sandals that can relieve back pain; where to find them now before the summer season.

Summer sandals that can relieve back pain; where to find them now before the summer season. Back pain during the summer months can be relieved by wearing the right sandals and flip-flops. Great sandals do not have to cost a fortune, and our offices have two summer sandal styles from Powerstep you will want to wear this summer. Their flip flop Fusion retails for $67.50.  All Powerstep sandals are now available in our offices by special order.  You can purchase your sandals as prescribed by your doctor under both your HSA as well as your HRA account as a medical Read More »

Summer sandals that prevent back pain; Dr. Charschan visits two well known stores to show you what to buy.

  Summer sandals that prevent back pain; Dr. Charschan visits two well known stores to show you what to buy. Buying the right sandal can be the difference between fun on vacation and back pain after walking, touring or visiting the beach. The truth is, according to Dr. Charschan (author of Cheating Mother Nature, what you need to know to beat chronic pain), we are all built differently, and for some, flat sandals can be fine.  For others, flat sandals can be a pain in the back. A great summer sandal can be the difference between a great summer and Read More »