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Proprioceptive Insoles: From a Podiatric Point of View
As a practicing Podiatric Physician and researcher for over 30 years, I have had a passion for understanding the link between foot mechanics and overall body health. I can still remember my professor in biomechanics saying, "the patient's manner of walking not only affects the overall health of the feet, but also the overall health of the body." How the foot functions, referred to as biomechanics, is a major determinant in the overall wellness of the patient. From an engineering point of view, this is easy to understand. An unstable foundation can produce problems in the entire building. Likewise, an unstable foot can produce problems in the entire body.