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Shoe Solutions - 7 Reasons to Choose Merino Wool Socks

7 Reasons to Choose Merino Wool Socks

September 6, 2021

 Merino wool is an AMAZING material so with no further ado here are 7 reasons to choose merino wool in your next pair of socks.  Merino wool fibers have a natural crimp to them, allowing them to trap dead air and act as a natural insulator and a buffer against the cold. Merino wool fibers…

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5 Reasons You Could Want Foot Orthotics

5 Reasons You Could Want Foot Orthotics

September 1, 2022

You must have noticed athletes, marathon runners, and gym trainers wear shoe insoles. You may have just ignored them thinking these are for athletes, not people like you! This is a common misconception, it is not just athletes, ballet dancers or fashion celebrities who need to protect their feet. In fact, all of us do.…

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7 Healthy Foot Benefits Of Orthopedic Shoes

7 Healthy Foot Benefits of Orthopedic Shoes

September 1, 2022

Flats, high heels, stilettos, wedges – the list of footwear varieties are endless. While there are many many types of footwear in the market, why opt for orthopedic shoes?   Orthopedic footwear is specially designed by foot specialists to promote foot health. They are prescribed by podiatrists or foot doctors to treat medical conditions of the…

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How Often Should You Replace Your Orthotics

How Often Should You Replace Your Orthotics?

September 1, 2022

Most of us love to be in a happy feet comfort zone. So much so that we do not even replace our shoes or insoles till they wear out. Sometimes, your shoes undergo uneven wear and tear. This may upset your balance and cause ankle pain or foot pain. A good pair of shoes and…

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Types Of Orthotics & Orthotic Technology

Types of Orthotics and Orthotic Technology

August 31, 2022

Over-the-counter insoles come in various flexible materials like foam, rubber, gel, and plastic, but all of them are soft and flexible to provide maximum comfort. You can either place an orthotic insert over your shoe insole or just replace the insole with the orthotic one. As mentioned earlier, you can find over-the-counter (OTC) inserts that…

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Why You Should Consider Getting Orthopedic Shoes And Sandals

Why You Should Consider Getting Orthopedic Shoes And Sandals

July 28, 2022

A good pair of shoes is a must for any mobile and active Canadian. There are different types of shoes – walking shoes, cycling shoes, basketball shoes, etc. Besides these, you have casual shoes, formal shoes, stylish shoes, dress shoes, party shoes, indoor shoes, and outdoor shoes depending on the occasion and nature of use. …

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What Are The Benefits Of Custom Orthotics

What Are The Benefits Of Custom Orthotics?

July 28, 2022

On average, a Canadian walks 3000-4000 steps or at least 2.5 to 3.5 km a day. Imagine walking these steps with your unbearable foot pain? Terrible, isn’t it? Foot pain can not only be excruciating but can cause foot injury and foot deformity as well. That is why most people opt for shoe inserts called…

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How To Manage Your Heel And Arch Pain

How To Manage Your Heel And Arch Pain?

July 28, 2022

Do you suffer from shooting pain in the bottom of your heel or the arch of your foot? If so, consult a foot specialist as you might be experiencing what is medically known as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis and the resulting severe heel and arch pain are caused by damage to the ligaments of your…

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How To Choose The Right Orthotic Insoles For Your Feet

How To Choose The Right Orthotic Insoles For Your Feet?

July 28, 2022

Most people buy shoe insoles at retail stores. There is a wide range of insoles or shoe inserts available for your favourite pair of shoes. But are they the ones you need for your foot health according to orthotic specialists? Do they fit your shoe shape or leg structure perfectly? Are they built to distribute…

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Shoe Solutions - Orthotics Calgary Location

Our Calgary Location is Open!

March 14, 2022

Spread the word, our second location is officially open! We have gone through every challenge with our Calgary location but we have persevered and we are thrilled to be open. We are so excited to expand and be able to serve people in a new city. We couldn’t have done it without our faithful supporters…

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Shoe Solutions - Physical Activity and Shoes

9 Benefits of Physical Activity and How We Can Help

February 7, 2022

 It’s been said a million times, and the research has proven it over and over again, physical activity is important to your health! Here’s our 9 favourite benefits of regular physical activity (in no particular order): It relieves stress It increases muscle strength It lowers blood pressure  It boosts energy levels It promotes better sleep It helps…

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