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Skiing and Snowboarding season is here!

These popular winter sports are a great way to stay active.  Although the incidence of injury in both skiing and snowboarding is relatively similar, on the body where these injuries occur are considerably different. Skiers tend to injure the lower extremity – most commonly the knee – while snowboarders are more likely to injure their backs and upper extremity – specifically areas such as the wrist. The most common knee injuries in skiing are the MCL (medial collateral ligament) and ACL (anterior ... Read more

Are your Feet tired of hurting!

There can be many reasons why your feet hurt – improper footwear, not enough support in the right places, not enough cushioning, medical condition or an injury.  It is hard to know where to start.  The best option is to see a Canadian Certified Pedorthist for an assessment.  Assessments determine what the problem is and what solution would be best for you.  You may require custom orthotics, off the shelf insoles or proper footwear.  Be educated!  Listen to your feet! Custom-made orthotics ... Read more

30 Day FREE Trial Osteoarthritis (OA) Brace

Soles in Motion has been helping patients by providing them with solutions to their pain. We do this through custom and off-the-shelf orthopedic bracing, custom foot orthotics, diabetic foot care, custom fitting of comfort and athletic footwear and compression therapy services. As part of our commitment to the treatment of OA, Soles in Motion is offering a no risk 30 day trial on our Osteoarthritis Unloader Knee Braces. By unloading the affected compartment of the knee, the unloader brace offers people with knee ... Read more

Soles in Motion believes in giving back & building a community of happy, healthy Raving Fans!

Soles in Motion is a locally owned small business in its 10th year.  We believe small businesses keep people in town which benefits the community as a whole.  As a small business that believes in helping people lead an active lifestyle, we sponsor events and programs to encourage everyone to be active and involved.  Soles in Motion wants our customers to know how we're making our community a better place and we find causes we're passionate about. Soles in Motion is the ... Read more

Everyone needs Accessories!

At Soles in Motion we have a variety of accessories which may not be what you are thinking! Ever heard of BodyGlide – well it is a necessary accessory for anyone who gets chaffing from running, cycling, walking, working – you name it. Body Glide is an anti-chaffing, blister prevention product that is easy to use, very effect, hypoallergenic and safe for daily use. The product is invisible, non-greasy and stays right where you apply it. It does not block your pores ... Read more

Some Fun Shoe Facts!

Soles in Motion loves healthy feet and great shoes! Just for the fun of it I thought I’d share some fun facts: The most expensive shoes: Ruby Slippers from House of Harry Winston: $3.000.000. This Ruby Slippers is the most expensive and as well as spectacular and splendid slippers in the world. This slippers is the achievement of Ronald Winston, the designer of the House of Harry Winston. The beauty of design coming from 4,600 rubies of 1,350 carats. This ... Read more

Get back to what you do best!

Most people have some type of back problem at one time or another in their lifetime.  Back problems can occur anywhere from the neck to the tailbone and can be a result of wear and tear, overuse or injury.  Injuries frequently occur when you use your back muscles in activities that you do not do very often such as lifting heavy objects, yard work, painting, etc.  Overuse injuries are most often from improper movement or posture.  Minor injuries also occur ... Read more

Be Smart – Choose Summer Footwear……

BE SMART – CHOOSE SUMMER FOOTWEAR AS CAREFULLY AS YOU CHOOSE YOUR WALKING & RUNNING SHOES! How many of you take time to choose the right footwear to walk, run, work in but come summer put on a flip flop that is flat, thin and consists of very little material?  Can’t wait to get those feet out of your good healthy shoes and feel the summer heat! Healthy feet are vital for feeling good and being able to stay active, whether ... Read more

It’s a scientific fact – Spring is the best season!

TEMPERATURES ARE MODERATE Spring marks the end of winter and the transition to summer. The Earth's axis is angled between its closest and furthest position from the Sun, when temperatures are the most extreme. You can finally ditch the winter layers.  YOU FEEL HAPPIER! Exposure to sunlight increases the hormone serotonin in your brain, which makes you feel happy. There are more hours in the day – more time to get out and move, get things done.  YOU FEEL ENERGIZED Exposure to sunlight decreases the ... Read more

What are you doing this winter?

How do you feel this winter?  Many people have a feeling of loneliness, depression and overall sadness more during the winter months more than any other time. Research has shown that exercise is an effective but often underused treatment for mild to moderate depression.  Exercise or let’s just call it moving more than usual, releases chemicals called endorphins. These endorphins interact with the receptors in your brain that reduce your perception of pain.  An example is the feeling that follows a ... Read more
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