What Does Your Foot Callous Mean?

Footprint-Weltkarte (Photo credit: dekade) It identifies not only your problems but also You Personally! A century ago, it was unheard of to identify a person by their fingerprints. Fast forward about 50 years and it became a highly used and acceptable method of identification. The same is beginning to happen with foot prints.  Footprints? Yes. […]

Improve Your Foot Orthotic Therapy Success

English: Rod Stewart in concert in Belfast, Ireland (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Patience, trust and understanding are the key ingredients for achieving the maximum success with orthotics. As orthotic treatment is not an exact science, no one fabricator or product is 100% successful. Choosing a fabricator with a vast amount of education, experience and knowledge provides […]

Four Essentials to Diabetic Foot Ulcer Healing

© Marcusarm | Stock Free Images & Dreamstime Stock Photos Wound care treatment options have significantly advanced over the last several years resulting in faster healing as well as healing of wounds that typically would not heal.  However, in basic terms there still is not a magic wand that heals all wounds.  Any pressure wound, […]

Foot Pain Gets in the Way of Exercise

A recent study by the APMA indicated that 72% of people don’t exercise because their feet are hurting.  If you are one of these people, get help.  At ArchMasters, our multi-board certified podiatric doctor and surgeon, Dr. David Sables will provide a thorough consultation to help you determine the best treatment and footwear needed for […]

Orthaheel Orthotics

We may have been born shoeless, but most of us in modern society do continually walk on hard flat surfaces and must wear shoe gear.  Our feet will adapt to many surfaces such as dirt, sand, and grass, but they can only adapt to whatever surface they are on.  For most of us, that is […]

ara Shoes – A Shoe That Helps Match Fashion & Comfort

ara shoes are a new brand that we now carry here at ArchMasters. They really exemplify a good combination of comfort and style. They have several unique features that I like. HOT, WET FEET?  No problem with 360° cool – ara helps keep feet dry in many weather conditions.  They have upper insulation properties that […]

Swiftwick Socks- Another Brand with Quality and Function.

At ArchMasters-Orthotics, Shoes & Footcare, we strive to provide you with the best (and you will not find me saying that word too often) products to help you achieve functional support and comfort with style. According to the American Academy of Podiatric SportsMedicine, for the serious athlete, socks have become recognized as an essential component […]

I NEED AN ORTHOTIC! – Custom

Originally, the word “custom orthotic” meant a foot support fabricated from a mold of your feet along with a prescription for correction in the alignment of your feet.  However, the word “Custom” has become abused and misleading as your political opponent.  You now see and hear “Custom” fit, made, molded, etc. yet it is really […]

Buying Shoes Online or At Discount Stores May Be Costing You More Than You Think

Ms. Jones came to my podiatry office complaining of a painful corn between her toes.  She explained that she saw a stylish pair of shoes for a great deal and she just had to get them even though she knew they didn’t fit quite right (they were a half size or so different from what […]

Otabo | Know ArchMasters Brands Series

Custom molded shoes are designed to provide the most ideal fit for your feet. They not only offer therapeutic support and comfort, but also accommodate any imperfections you may have.  From significantly deformed feet like a Charcot foot deformity, to mismatched sized and shaped feet, to prevention of premade shoes deforming your feet, inhibiting performance, […]