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Performance Insoles for Cycling

Powerstep PULSE Performance Insoles are the perfect match for most cycling footwear. Although the label might suggest these insoles are specially made for running shoes, they also provide the same support and comfort sought out by cyclists. Forget the distracting bumps on your route, and enjoy a ride with smoother feeling pedals and gear shifts.
8 days ago

Healthy Eating for Healthy Running

Keeping yourself at peak performance for your running is more than just choosing the right running shoes and insoles. If you are an athlete, you already know that your body needs rest after intense physical activities. You also may think this applies only to professional athletes on the field. The fact is that runners of all skill levels need to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, which includes a proper mix of nutrition and rest, as well as the proper-fitting footwear and arch supporting insoles.
12 days ago

Pain Relief and Prevention for America's Front Line Workers

For over 30 years, PowerStep has been providing pain relief and prevention for footwear and lower body pain for the working people of America. The PowerStep Insole with orthotic arch support provides long term pain relief, allowing for greater mobility. As mobility is becoming even more important to today's workers, the need for orthotics has increased.
17 days ago

Heel Pain Relief and Prevention

Unfortunately, many who are suffering from heel pain don't know how or where to find the source. Often the pain may worsen when you get up in the morning, or when you move your foot a certain way, and it could hurt only while bearing weight or only while not standing.

26 days ago

How to (not) Wear High Heels

Are you a fan of stylish shoes who wants to know how to wear fashionable high heels without endangering your feet? This article will help. If you have painful problem areas in your foot, such as bunions, corns, or calluses, you may benefit from foot orthotics or some other foot care products that do not involve high heels. Or if high heels are absolutely in your future, learn to keep them away.

1 month ago

"How Often Do I Have to Go to the Foot Doctor?"

"How often do I have to go to the foot doctor?" is one of the most common questions asked by people painfully suffering from plantar fasciitis or other foot problems. Unfortunately, the answer is not as clear as one would like—there are many causes of pain and foot stress. Anything from injuries old and new, wear to the joints and bones, to weak ligaments, could cause foot pain. This article will answer the frequently asked question, "how often do I need to go to a podiatrist or a foot doctor?"

1 month ago

Relief and Prevention - Knee, Hip, and Back Pain

Knee pain, back pain and hip pain are surprisingly common ailments. Knee pain affects many regardless of their activity level, and it can sometimes be hard to know the difference between hip pain and lower back pain—and usually we have to suffer both at once.
2 months ago

7 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

Here are 7 Reasons to Drink More Water to enhance your active lifestyle. Most folks don't understand that by the time you feel the urge to drink, you're already dehydrated. This is your body's desperate cry for re-hydration! By taking action now, you can learn about dehydration and how to avoid it.

 

2 months ago

Foot Health - Step into Life with these Foot Care Tips

Foot health is extremely important, but many people neglect to protect their feet and do nothing about it. Unfortunately, most health problems are brought on by bad shoes and ill-fitting orthotics or insoles.

2 months ago

Ball of Foot Pain Relief, Prevention, and Treatment

Ball of Foot Pain Relief Prevention and Treatment

Also known as "ball of feet," metatarsals are the thickest part of the feet. "Metatarsal Dysplasia" as it's commonly known in medical circles is the abnormal development of the metatarsals in the feet.

2 months ago