The Best Running Shoes for Flat Feet and High Arches

June 4, 2019
If you’re experiencing pain when you run, look no further than your feet. The type of running shoe you wear can have a significant impact on your heel strikes, foot strikes, and all-around foot and ankle health. Whether you have flat feet, high arches, or something in-between, here are some...
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How to Help Flat Feet – Tips From a Harrisburg Foot Surgeon

April 9, 2019
We’ve all heard the expression “flat-footed,” but what exactly does it mean? Pes Planus, also known as “fallen arches”, is quite common, affecting about 25% of Americans. While flat feet are usually painless, they can sometimes lead to a number of health complications. Below are some common causes of flat feet,...
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When Should I See a Podiatrist? Ask a Harrisburg Foot Doctor

January 19, 2019
Your feet carry your entire body’s weight all day, every day—so it’s not surprising that foot and ankle injuries are very common. Most of the time, basic foot pain will go away with NSAIDs, over-the-counter orthotics, and rest. But sometimes, the problem requires a little more attention. Here’s how to...
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When Is It Time to Address Pediatric Flat Feet?

March 27, 2017
What is Pediatric Flat Foot? Having a flat foot means that the natural foot arch shrinks when you stand up. Sometimes, the arch shrinks but is still noticeable, and sometimes it disappears altogether. Both adults and children can have flatfoot, and whether and when you address the issue is related...
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