# Foot Fact The skin on the soles of your feet is thicker than anywhere else on your body. So, do you know how much thicker it is? The skin on the soles.

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

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

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

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

Foot Fact DID YOU KNOW? Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

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

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

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

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

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

FOOT TYPES OVER PRONATED NEUTRAL SUPINATED Happy Feet = Happy Life

FOOT TYPES OVER PRONATED NEUTRAL SUPINATED Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

Over-pronators tend to have flexible feet and lower arch profiles.
An over- pronator experiences significant arch collapse when standing, walking or running. Over-pronators tend to have flexible feet and lower arch profiles. Happy Feet = Happy Life

Supinators tend to have high arches and rigid feet
SUPINATION Supinators tend to have high arches and rigid feet Happy Feet = Happy Life

ALIGNMENT Happy Feet = Happy Life

ALIGNMENT Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Common Foot Conditions
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Orthotics are beneficial for:
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Orthotics are beneficial for:
Plantar Fasciitis An inflammation of the Plantar Fascia Ligament causing severe pain at the heel. The pain is typically experienced with the first few steps out of bed in the morning. Custom Orthotics can help control the improper biomechanics that contribute to this severe heel pain. Happy Feet = Happy Life

Orthotics are beneficial for:
Plantar Fasciitis An inflammation of the Plantar Fascia Ligament causing severe pain at the heel. The pain is typically experienced with the first few steps out of bed in the morning. Custom Orthotics can help control the improper biomechanics that contribute to this severe heel pain. Happy Feet = Happy Life

Common Foot Conditions
Bunions Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Common Foot Conditions
Orthotics are beneficial for: TRUE LEG LENGTH DISCREPANCY 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. 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. 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. Ask your certified practitioner to assess your condition. Happy Feet = Happy Life

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ORTHOTIC SOLUTION Happy Feet = Happy Life

ORTHOTICS HELP YOU! 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

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 Happy Feet = Happy Life

Sport Specific Orthotics
Golf Orthotics allow a golfer’s 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 Happy Feet = Happy Life

Sport Specific Orthotics
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 player’s 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. Happy Feet = Happy Life

Sport Specific Orthotics
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Sport Specific Orthotics
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Sport Specific Orthotics
Athletics 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. 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. Happy Feet = Happy Life

CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS FOR YOU Happy Feet = Happy Life

CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS FOR YOU Happy Feet = Happy Life

CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS FOR YOU Happy Feet = Happy Life

CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS FOR YOU Happy Feet = Happy Life

CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTICS FOR YOU Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

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

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

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

Orthotics For Children
Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your child’s knees turn inwards? Is your child over the age of 6? Have your child’s feet assessed to determine if a custom orthotic is the right solution. Happy Feet = Happy Life

Orthotics For Children
Ask Yourself These Questions Does your child have flat feet? Does your child’s knees turn inwards? Is your child over the age of 6? Have your child’s feet assessed to determine if a custom orthotic is the right solution. Happy Feet = Happy Life

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

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

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