Orthotics

Patellofemoral Syndrome, “Runner’s Knee”

By Backs In Action | July 23, 2015

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Runner’s Knee Pain What is Patellofemoral Syndrome? Patellofemoral Syndrome: Pain in the front of the …

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Do you have Hammer Toes?

By Backs In Action | May 7, 2015

Understanding Hammertoe Treatment Hammer toes are when your toes bend down at the middle toe joint. It is seen more often …

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Pes Planus (Flat Foot)

By Backs In Action | April 30, 2015

Pes Planus (Flat Foot) Pes Planus, also known as ‘flat foot’ is when the arch of your foot, which runs …

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Bunion Causes & Treatment with Custom Orthotics

By Backs In Action | April 22, 2015

Understanding Bunion Causes & Treatment with Orthotics  Bunions are enlargements of the bone/tissue surrounding the base of the big toe. However smaller …

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How to Choose Proper Fitting Running Shoes

By Backs In Action | December 11, 2014

Looking for a Good Running Shoe? When your foot hits the ground there are ground forces that push back. Running shoes absorb …

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Buy Custom Foot Orthotics East Vancouver

By Backs In Action | November 18, 2014

  Order your Custom Foot Orthotic Today! Did you know many Extended Health Care plans cover Custom Foot Orthotics? Many …

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Achilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

By Backs In Action | August 14, 2014

Achilles Tendonitis Achilles Tendon: Connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone Largest tendon in the body …

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“Oh my aching back!” – Avoiding Lower Back Problems

By Backs In Action | May 16, 2014

“Oh my aching back!” – Avoiding Lower Back Problems   In North America cities, like Vancouver BC, low back pain …

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What is Metatarsalgia?

By Backs In Action | April 25, 2014

Metatarsalgia What is Metatarsalgia? Metatarsalgia is a type of pain or inflammation in the metatarsal/ball of the foot. Also known …

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Stretches for Shin Splints

By Backs In Action | April 24, 2014

Stretches for Shin Splints The most common way of getting shin splints is overuse of your lower leg muscles. One …

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