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Are Your Shoes Really Helping You? by Motion Stability
May 17, 2012, 5:33 pm
Filed under: Lower Extremity, Movement Dysfunction, Runners, Sports, Tennis | Tags: , , , ,

Athletic shoewear have recently gained a lot of attention for their role in assisting a person to acheive a variety of health and fitness related goals. Skechers, being on of the first in the industry, have now come to the forefront of our attention again as some of their claims have been refutted.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/16/skechers-toning-shoe-customers-to-get-refund/?ref=health

Oftentimes we see patients who are flirting with shoes to solve an underlying biomechanical issue. In actuality the shoes are a “band-aid” and not solving the true physical issue at hand. Once the physical issues are resolved, the shoes become a means to assist instead of a failed solution. If you have questions regarding your shoewear and what it may or may not be doing for your health, please get in touch with one of the Motion Stability therapists!

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