October 2016 – Z-CoiL Footwear running for the 27th mile

I was about 45 when my dad passed away at 69 years of age of heart disease. In my family, my grandmother, and my dad’s brother died at 40 years of age of heart disease. And so I started running because I really didn’t want to be in that category of dying of heart disease…

Sore Feet From Work? 4 Ways To Soothe Them | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Okay, you know that feeling we all get when we come home from a long day of work, you put up your feet and breathe out a sigh of relief because your feet have been killing you all day long? But that sounds completely normal… Right? Not exactly. Here are 4 ways that you can…

Tips For Managing Foot Pain | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Foot pain shouldn’t interfere with your daily routine. Soreness in your feet can arise from a variety of different causes. When we are on our feet for hours at a time, whether that’s for work or play, foot pain is a common complaint. Many of our patients here at Kintec seek our expertise to help…

The Orthotic Process | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

When you book an orthotic assessment with Kintec, you’ll be seeing a certified pedorthist, who specializes in foot and lower leg biomechanics. We’ve got the largest team of foot specialists in Western Canada, and we use our collective experience to better fit you with custom foot orthotics, footwear, and sports medicine products. Our process starts…

Lapland Sandal from NAOT

Hi, thanks for joining me, my name is David, I am the Pedorthist here at Foot Solutions Halifax. Today I’d like to talk to you about the NAOT Lapland sandal. The Lapland is probably one of the best men’s walking sandals we have every carried. It comes in two exciting colors, your basic black and…

How To Choose The Proper Footwear

Hi, I’m Stacy and today I’m going to give you a few tips on how to choose proper footwear for your summer activities. Choosing the right footwear is an important step in preventing injury and it’s important to do your research. Recently, a few shoemakers have been sued for false claims about their footwear. One…

Hoka Bondi 6 Review | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

The new Bondi 6 has made very few improvements on this popular Hoka model. It has kept the thick EVA midsole, and the rocker bottom, and it’s actually added a breathable lighter upper and a little more coverage on the outsole. Runners enjoy this shoe because of it’s responsive cushioning. Everyday people enjoy this shoe…

3 Tips For Choosing The Right Children’s Footwear | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Okay, so you’ve found a pair of comfortable shoes that you like, But have you ever wondered if your child has the right shoes on? There are some big differences between children’s and adults feet that you should be aware of. 1. They’re smaller 2. They’re cuter 3. They’re not as strong and rigid as…

BETTER OPTION THAN CUSTOM ORTHOTIC??? FOOT HEALTH MONTH 2018 #13

A lot of people need something a little bit more than an over-the-counter insole, but can’t afford a custom-made insole. So I’ve worked with my lab to determine a way to create an insole for your foot just taking pictures. (music) This is something that’s really amazing to me and it’s a great option for…

Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Knee OA | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Do you have knee osteoarthritis, or ‘OA’? If you do, you know how challenging it can be to maintain a healthy level of activity. To help you enjoy the activities you love, while minimizing pain, here’s a list of Knee OA Do’s and Don’ts. There are many devices that you can use to help manage…