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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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Shoe Solutions - Achy Feet

3 Ways to Treat Achy Feet

January 3, 2022

After long days of standing, walking, running, etc. our feet often get exhausted! It is time we take back our foot health and treat the feet to the best of the best. At Shoe Solutions we offer, of course, solutions for and with shoes, but we also are well equipped to aid in foot pain…

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Shoe Solutions - Orthotics Customer Service

The Key to Exceptional Customer Service

December 6, 2021

I went to my regular barber a few months ago to get my hair done. My barber is fantastic! He is the owner of a small shop and knows me by name. He truly takes his time making sure everything is perfect. He takes the time to shape my beard with a straight razor and…

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Shoe Solutions - Athletic Shoes

Athletic Footwear: The New Business Attire

November 8, 2021

   When you think of business attire you naturally think of suits, dresses, sophisticated leather dress shoes or heels, etc. However, this is just one more thing that a global pandemic has changed. The world of athleisure escalated in 2020 and has expanded to include, what I like to call, athbusiness as well.          When the…

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Shoe Solutions - Foot Pain Assessment

How to Treat Plantar Fasciitis

October 25, 2021

 Are you experiencing pain in the bottom of your feet? If you Googled the symptoms and found the diagnosis of “plantar fasciitis”, you have now stumbled into the most common cause of heel pain (Singh, Angel, Bentley, & Trevino, 1997). Don’t fret, all hope is not lost! There are several things you can do to…

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