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Putting Formthotics™ to the test: Dave Murphy – a walking journey through the Appalachian trail

17 June 2014 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Dave Murphy is walking the Appalachian trail over 4.5 months, walking approximately 40 kilometers per day and reaching a total of approximately 3500 kilometers. Known as the ‘grandfather of long distance trails’, the walk travels through 14 states across America. Dave started his walk in March at Springer mountain, Georgia, and will finish in Mt Katahdin, Maine in the middle of July 2014.

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How long do running shoes last?

1 August 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

How long do running shoes last?Many people wonder how long their running shoes will last and when to get new running shoes. We have put together a few points to help you see if you need to replace your running shoes.

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Orthotics to treat corns and calluses

8 July 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

Formthotics family brandOne of the most common foot problems are calluses and corns. These are not always painful, though they are often annoying and unsightly. Fortunately, it’s fairly easy to treat corns and calluses, however it is a little trickier to stop them from developing in the first place. 

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Do orthotics help with chronic ankle instability?

2 April 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

ankle instabilityWhat is chronic ankle instability?

Chronic ankle instability is when the ankle often “gives”, causing the foot to roll outward. Typically, this instability occurs when running or walking especially on uneven terrain, though it can also occur standing still. 

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How to choose a sports orthotic

31 March 2011 - posted by Formthotics HQ

FS Run Dual Red Blue 3 zoomShoe orthotics are inserts that you slip into your shoe in order to correct or prevent a medical problem. About 75% of people will experience some sort of foot, leg or back problem in their lifetimes, and orthotics are used to treat many of these common problems.

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