Speed Your Recovery Post “K” Run/Walk With These Shoe Features

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Weather you’ve participated in the St. Jude Country Music Marathon, Susan G. Coleman Race for the Cure  or the plethora of “K” walks/runs around, choosing the optimal foot wear afterwards may be the difference to a speedy or slow recovery. Why is the footwear afterwards important? Because typically, you’ve put your body and feet through […]

Prevent Foot Pain, Infection, and Injury with Your Winter Shoe Wear

Girl walking in snow (Photo credit: mkrigsman) The switch to winter shoe wear can be a dramatic shift in not only the function of your feet but also the reaction your feet have to the new enclosed environment. When choosing winter fashion,be sure to receive a professional fit and most importantly, pay particular attention to the […]

Wish You Could Wear Sandals All Year Long?

Visit ArchMasters today! Many people do. They enjoy the feeling of freedom. They also know that the ideally fit, functional enclosed shoe that can also prevent problems and painis difficult to find.  Those inhibited by this seasonal transition typically are people who suffer with things such as swelling or edema, neuropathy, protruding bunions or hammertoes, and other […]

Santa has his naughty and nice list. Are you treating your feet naughty or nice this season? (Which list are you keeping your feet on?)

Yes, Tis the season! He is watching.  If you’re being naughty to your feet it may slow you down.  It may even cause you to feel pain not just in your feet but it may run all the way up to your back.  Pain and possible injury or overuse can occur, so either way, if […]

Five Tips for Ideal Fit

English: Red High Heel Pumps (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Some studies indicate that up to 80% of the population is wearing shoes that are too small.  Wearing shoes that are too small can lead to a plethora of foot pathologies including bunions, hammertoes, Morton’s neuroma, metatarsalgia, etc.  Bottom line, PAIN. How could so many people wear […]

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 […]

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, […]