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1 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact The skin on the soles of your feet is thicker than anywhere else on your body. The skin on the soles of your feet is 20 times thicker than the skin over the rest of your body! So, do you know how much thicker it is?

2 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Do you know how many steps an average person takes in a day? The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps in a day. Over a normal lifetime, this adds up to more than 184,000 kilometers.

3 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Do you know how many steps an average person takes in a day? The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps in a day. Over a normal lifetime, this adds up to more than 184,000 kilometers.

4 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Simple Math An Average Person Walks = 8,000 to 10,000 Footsteps a day Approximately 184,000 kms in a normal lifetime WOW! That is an amazing five and a half times (5.5) around the world!

5 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Simple Math An Average Person Walks = 8,000 to 10,000 Footsteps a day Approximately 184,000 kms in a normal lifetime WOW! That is an amazing five and a half times (5.5) around the world!

6 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact How many bones are there in the human foot? There are 28 bones in the human foot. 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 major muscles, and tendons.

7 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact How many bones are there in the human foot? There are 28 bones in the human foot. 33 joints, 107 ligaments, 19 major muscles, and tendons.

8 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Guess how many sweat glands there are on our feet? Releasing ½ pint of moisture per day Roughly 250,000 sweat glands!

9 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact Guess how many sweat glands there are on our feet? Releasing ½ pint of moisture per day Roughly 250,000 sweat glands!

10 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact What causes foot odour? Decomposition of protein within the skin due to excessive sweat production.

11 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact DID YOU KNOW?

12 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact When running, how much of your body weight is carried as pressure on your feet? DO YOU KNOW?

13 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact When running, how much of your body weight is carried as pressure on your feet? As much as 2-3x your body weight DO YOU KNOW?

14 Happy Feet = Happy Life Foot Fact When running, how much of your body weight is carried as pressure on your feet? As much as 2-3x your body weight DID YOU KNOW?

15 Happy Feet = Happy Life Ask Your Practitioner Today On How Having Custom-Made Orthotics Are Beneficial For Your Health & Well- Being.

16 Happy Feet = Happy Life A slight mis-alignment in the foot can affect the knees, hips, back, shoulder and neck A slight mis-alignment in the foot can affect the knees, hips, back, shoulder and neck The Foot is the foundation of our body.

17 Happy Feet = Happy Life A slight mis-alignment in the foot can affect the knees, hips, back, shoulder and neck A slight mis-alignment in the foot can affect the knees, hips, back, shoulder and neck The Foot is the foundation of our body.

18 Happy Feet = Happy Life OVER PRONATEDNEUTRALSUPINATED

19 Happy Feet = Happy Life OVER PRONATEDNEUTRALSUPINATED

20 PRONATION Happy Feet = Happy Life OVER PRONATED FOOT - slight inward rolling motion of the foot during a normal walk or run.

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22 Supinators tend to have high arches and rigid feet SUPINATION

23 Happy Feet = Happy Life ALIGNMENT

24 Happy Feet = Happy Life ALIGNMENT

25 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as:

26 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis

27 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions

28 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions IT band Syndrome

29 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions IT band Syndrome Hammertoes

30 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions IT band Syndrome Back Pain Hammertoes

31 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions IT band Syndrome Back Pain Ball of the foot pain Hammertoes

32 Happy Feet = Happy Life CONSEQUENCES Poor foot structure and biomechanics can lead to numerous issues such as: Plantar Fasciitis Bunions IT band Syndrome Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (knee pain) Back Pain Ball of the foot pain Hammertoes

33 Happy Feet = Happy Life Ask Your Practitioner Today How Custom- Made Orthotics Are Beneficial For Your Health & Well-Being.

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38 Bunions Common Foot Conditions

39 Happy Feet = Happy Life A bunion is a structural deformity that occurs at the base of the big toe. Common Foot Conditions Bunions

40 Happy Feet = Happy Life A bunion is a structural deformity that occurs at the base of the big toe.. Bunions The medical name for bunions is hallux valgus - -hallux refers to the big toe, valgus refers to the inward direction that it leans towards. Common Foot Conditions

41 Happy Feet = Happy Life A bunion is a structural deformity that occurs at the base of the big toe.. Bunions The affected area protrudes out from the foot and can cause a lot of pain, especially if the bone and tendons in the area become swollen. The medical name for bunions is hallux valgus --hallux refers to the big toe, valgus refers to the inward direction that it leans towards. Common Foot Conditions

42 Happy Feet = Happy Life A bunion is a structural deformity that occurs at the base of the big toe.. Bunions The affected area protrudes out from the foot and can cause a lot of pain, especially if the bone and tendons in the area become swollen. The medical name for bunions is hallux valgus --hallux refers to the big toe, valgus refers to the outward direction that it leans towards. Common Foot Conditions

43 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics are beneficial for: Common Foot Conditions

44 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: Achilles Tendonitis

45 Happy Feet = Happy Life People with this condition may feel stiffness at the back of the ankle when pushing off the ball of the foot. Custom Orthotics can give you the support, control and cushioning required to decrease the stress on your Achilles tendon. Common Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: Achilles Tendonitis

46 Happy Feet = Happy Life People with this condition may feel stiffness at the back of the ankle when pushing off the ball of the foot. Custom Orthotics can give you the support, control and cushioning required to decrease the stress on your Achilles tendon. Orthotics are beneficial for: Achilles Tendonitis Common Foot Conditions

47 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics are beneficial for: Knee Pain Common Foot Conditions

48 Happy Feet = Happy Life Patello Femoral Syndrome is pain at the knee or knee cap due to the patella not sliding smoothly along the groove in the thigh bone. Stabilizing the feet with custom made Orthotics is a successful treatment to decrease knee pain. Orthotics are beneficial for: Knee Pain Common Foot Conditions

49 Happy Feet = Happy Life Patello Femoral Syndrome is pain at the knee or knee cap due to the patella not sliding smoothly along the groove in the thigh bone. Stabilizing the feet with custom made Orthotics is a successful treatment to decrease knee pain. Orthotics are beneficial for: Knee Pain Common Foot Conditions

50 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics are beneficial for: Shin Splints Common Foot Conditions

51 Happy Feet = Happy Life This is a term used to describe pain at the lower leg that usually occurs during walking or running. Custom made Orthotics are beneficial in many cases by providing stability and cushioning to the foot and enhancing proper biomechanics. Orthotics are beneficial for: Shin Splints Common Foot Conditions

52 Happy Feet = Happy Life This is a term used to describe pain at the lower leg that usually occurs during walking or running. Custom made Orthotics are beneficial in many cases by providing stability and cushioning to the foot and enhancing proper biomechanics. Orthotics are beneficial for: Shin Splints Common Foot Conditions

53 Happy Feet = Happy Life This is a term used to describe pain at the lower leg that usually occurs during walking or running. Custom made Orthotics are beneficial in many cases by providing stability and cushioning to the foot and enhancing proper biomechanics. Orthotics are beneficial for: Shin Splints Common Foot Conditions

54 Happy Feet = Happy Life Ask Your Practitioner Today How Custom-Made Orthotics Are Beneficial For Your Health & Well-Being.

55 Happy Feet = Happy Life Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems. Because of the progressive nature of hammertoes, early treatment is required. Hammertoes never get better without some kind of intervention. A custom orthotic device placed in your shoe may help control the muscle/tendon imbalance. A metatarsal pad or toe crest can provide some relief by providing a platform for the toes to rest on. Orthotics are beneficial for: Hammertoes Common Foot Conditions

56 Happy Feet = Happy Life Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems. Because of the progressive nature of hammertoes, early treatment is required. Hammertoes never get better without some kind of intervention. A custom orthotic device placed in your shoe may help control the muscle/tendon imbalance. A metatarsal pad or toe crest can provide some relief by providing a platform for the toes to rest on. Orthotics are beneficial for: Hammertoes Common Foot Conditions

57 Happy Feet = Happy Life Hammertoe is a contracture (bending) of one or both joints of the second, third, fourth, or fifth (little) toes. This abnormal bending can put pressure on the toe when wearing shoes, causing problems. Because of the progressive nature of hammertoes, early treatment is required. Hammertoes never get better without some kind of intervention. A custom orthotic device placed in your shoe may help control the muscle/tendon imbalance. A metatarsal pad or toe crest can provide some relief by providing a platform for the toes to rest on. Orthotics are beneficial for: Hammertoes Common Foot Conditions

58 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics benefit:

59 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics benefit: TURF TOE An injury to the joint and connective tissue between the foot and the big toe.

60 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics benefit: TURF TOE An injury to the joint and connective tissue between the foot and the big toe. A properly prescribed custom made orthotic will help alleviate the pain along with other recommended treatment. Ask your Clinical specialist for details.

61 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics benefit: TURF TOE An injury to the joint and connective tissue between the foot and the big toe. A properly prescribed custom made orthotic will help alleviate the pain along with other recommended treatment. Ask your Clinical specialist for details.

62 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Ball Of Foot Pain Orthotics are beneficial for:

63 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Ball Of Foot Pain Orthotics are beneficial for: Also known as Metatarsalgia

64 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Ball Of Foot Pain This type of pain in the ball of the forefoot can have many causes. These may include: >Bone deformity >excessive pronation (foot roll-in) >excessive supination (foot roll-out) >muscle/ligament tears >strain or rupture >tearing in the plantar plate ligaments >neuromas >calluses >corns >Arthritis or >Improperly fitted footwear. Orthotics are beneficial for: Also known as Metatarsalgia

65 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Ball Of Foot Pain This type of pain in the ball of the forefoot can have many causes. These may include: >Bone deformity >excessive pronation (foot roll-in) >excessive supination (foot roll-out) >muscle/ligament tears >strain or rupture >tearing in the plantar plate ligaments >neuromas >calluses >corns >Arthritis or >Improperly fitted footwear. Orthotics are beneficial for: Also known as Metatarsalgia

66 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: TRUE LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY

67 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: TRUE LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY Leg length discrepancy (LLD) or Lower limb discrepancy is a condition of unequal lengths of the lower limbs. The discrepancy may be in the femur, or tibia, or both.

68 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: TRUE LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY Leg length discrepancy (LLD) or Lower limb discrepancy is a condition of unequal lengths of the lower limbs. The discrepancy may be in the femur or tibia or both. A properly prescribed custom made orthotic will help alleviate any problems that are faced by a person having a leg length discrepancy.

69 Happy Feet = Happy Life Common Foot Conditions Orthotics are beneficial for: TRUE LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY Leg length discrepancy (LLD) or Lower limb discrepancy is a condition of unequal lengths of the lower limbs. The discrepancy may be in the femur or tibia or both. Ask your certified practitioner to assess your condition. A properly prescribed custom made orthotic will help alleviate any problems that are faced by a person having a leg length discrepancy.

70 Happy Feet = Happy Life Ask Your Practitioner Today How Custom- Made Orthotics Are Beneficial For Your Health & Well-Being.

71 Happy Feet = Happy Life ORTHOTIC SOLUTION

72 A foot orthotic is a device that can be inserted into the shoe to support, align, prevent and/or accommodate foot deformities and improve foot function. Used in conjunction with appropriate footwear, a foot orthotic can be effective in helping to treat a number of foot issues. Happy Feet = Happy Life

73 Sport Specific Orthotics Hockey Orthotics in your skates may benefit you if you experience the following: - Difficulty turning in one direction - Struggling to hold either an outside or inside edge - Weak crossovers - Chronic knee pain - Low back pain -Repeated groin pulls -Arch pain while skating

74 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics allow a golfers body to establish a better point of contact with the ground when executing a golf swing. -stabilizes your feet -evenly redistributes weight -corrects entire body posture -improve your balance -may help you play better Sport Specific Orthotics Golf

75 Sport Specific Orthotics Happy Feet = Happy Life Soccer In soccer shoes, custom orthotics act to provide much improved support and control for the foot and ankle in order to prevent injury. It helps relieve foot, ankle, knee, and hip pain caused by poor foot control or alignment. Soccer orthotics sit very low in the shoe so the players foot is not jammed in the shoe or pushed out of the top of the shoe. Also, there is a specific modification on the orthotic to allow the big toe to be in contact with the shoe to allow better push- off for sprinting and cutting.

76 Happy Feet = Happy Life Sport Specific Orthotics

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78 Happy Feet = Happy Life Sport Specific Orthotics Athletics

79 Happy Feet = Happy Life Sport Specific Orthotics Athletics Orthotics for athletes gently maintain the heel in its neutral position, stabilizing the rear foot and ankle. Providing comfortable, semi-flexible support to the arch and absorbs the shock of each step. (Orthotics act in the same way a shock absorber does in an automobile). When weight is removed from the orthotic, the arch returns to its original height as the material has memory. This orthotic will help prevent plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, arch pain, and lower back pain in athletes.

80 Happy Feet = Happy Life Sport Specific Orthotics Athletics Orthotics for athletes gently maintain the heel in its neutral position, stabilizing the rear foot and ankle. Providing comfortable, semi-flexible support to the arch and absorbs the shock of each step. (Orthotics act in the same way a shock absorber does in an automobile). When weight is removed from the orthotic, the arch returns to its original height as the material has memory. This orthotic will help prevent plantar fasciitis, heel spurs, arch pain, and lower back pain in athletes.

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88 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions

89 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet?

90 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your childs knees turn inwards?

91 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your childs knees turn inwards? Is your child over the age of 6?

92 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your childs knees turn inwards? Is your child over the age of 6?

93 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your childs knees turn inwards? Is your child over the age of 6?

94 Happy Feet = Happy Life Orthotics For Children What Is Pediatric Flatfoot?

95 Happy Feet = Happy Life Flatfoot is common in both children and adults. When this deformity occurs in children, it is referred to as pediatric flatfoot. Although there are various forms of flatfoot, they all share one characteristic – partial or total collapse of the arch. Orthotics For Children What Is Pediatric Flatfoot?

96 Happy Feet = Happy Life Flatfoot is common in both children and adults. When this deformity occurs in children, it is referred to as pediatric flatfoot. Although there are various forms of flatfoot, they all share one characteristic – partial or total collapse of the arch. Orthotics For Children What Is Pediatric Flatfoot?

97 Happy Feet = Happy Life Ask Your Practitioner Today How Custom- Made Orthotics Are Beneficial For Your Health & Well-Being.


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