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orthopaedics

Foot Care
June 6, 2018

Should I get insoles for my heel pain?

There’s nothing like strutting your stuff in your favourite pair of shoes… until ouch! They’re worn away to nothing, and your feet feel like they’ve lived through a war. The answer may be insoles. Insoles are the inside part of a shoe that supports the bottom of your foot. You can thank ancient innkeepers for this handy little foot friend. They created the first insoles for tired travellers who complained of their tired, aching feet. At first, they used animal hair as matted pads to cushion the feet, but later, professional shoemakers innovated on the idea and turned to thermoplastic…
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