The Elgin Archxerciser provides resistance for key foot exercises used in clinical rehab of the arch and foot. The Archxerciser affords patients relief from sore feet by strengthening the foot's intrinsic and extrinsic musculature. Treats a variety of common foot ailments including plantar fasciitis and heel spur syndrome. Archxerciser has a variety of applications. Useful for treating the foot & ankle after surgery, it also improves an athletes and dancers jumping performance and acts as a preventative aid against sore feet for those who stand for extended periods. Archxerciser comes in retail clamshell package with instruction card. Now available in ORIGINAL and PINK!
Shin splints? Knee pain? It could be weak feet (A portion of an article published in The Bulletin on May 21, 2015 by Tara Bannow)
Weak feet or ankles that lack stability can cause a number of issues up north, although people tend to overlook these areas. But because feet form the base for the body’s forward motion, they’re crucial in determining which muscles will be emphasized as the body moves. If they’re weak, a person’s balance can be completely off — a big problem for older individuals.
Weak feet and instability can also contribute to ailments such as bunions; Morton’s neuroma, a painful nerve condition in the ball of the foot; Achilles tendonitis, swelling and pain in the tendon that connects the leg to the heel; hip bursitis, inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs in the hip joint; and plantar fasciitis, swelling and pain in the tendon that runs along the bottom of the foot.
“You know the adage, ‘When the foot hits the ground, everything changes?’ It’s so literally true,” Ford said. “It’s oftentimes the key to treating the knee, treating the hip, treating the back, because if you can change things below, where everything starts, you can really change what’s going on above.”