Back pain is one of the most common reasons for visits to the doctor’s office.

Is that true… or an exaggeration?

Let’s look at some recent stats…


Achilles tendonitis is a common foot problem that is most commonly occurs in athletes, especially runners who have suddenly increased the intensity or duration of their runs. It’s also common in middle-aged people who play sports, such as tennis or basketball.

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In the United States alone, more than two million people receive treatment for plantar fasciitis. The cost of treating plantar fasciitis in the United States is estimated to be $284 million each year.


A study in the Journals of Gerontology says that wearing constrictive footwear between the ages of 20 and 39 may be critical for developing bunions in later life.


A recent study shows that unloader braces are an economical and effective treatment for unicompartmental knee osteoarthritis and they can significantly improve a patient’s quality of life and potentially delay the need for surgery.


Wearing shoes and sandals that do not fit properly and are too tight may lead to plantar fasciitis. So choose a good quality brand, and make sure you get the right fit.