Standing for Long Periods of Time?
People spend many hours on their feet throughout the day. When combined with poor posture and improper footwear, problems can occur in the form of pain and sometimes injuries in the feet, knees, hips, all the way up the back. While standing can bring difficulties, there are many ways to avoid them.
How To Avoid Painful Bunions
A bunion is a bony bump that can develop in either foot on the joint at the base of the big toe. There are several ways to prevent bunions and treat them, read on for more information!
Hip Pain Explained
There are many symptoms of hip pain, but there are also a few important things to know. Some symptoms can be very serious, and should be treated by a physician. While pain in the hip is common, it is important...
How to Avoid Most Foot Conditions
As we age, it is very common to notice issues with the feet. Over 3/4 of Americans, at some point in their life, will have experienced painful foot conditions. Usually, this starts at the age of 30 and increases in frequency and...
Performance Insoles for Cycling
Powerstep PULSE Performance Insoles are the perfect match for most cycling footwear. Although the label might suggest these insoles are specially made for running shoes, they also provide the same support and comfort sought out by cyclists. Forget the distracting bumps on your route, and enjoy a ride with smoother feeling pedals and gear shifts.
Sesamoiditis Pain Relief and Prevention
What is sesamoiditis? Sesamoids are bones in your body, which are connected to muscles by tendons. They differ from the other bones in your body, which are connected to each other at joints. Sesamoiditis is when the tendons attached to...
Ankle Pain Explained
Ankle pain can be caused by so many things: abruptly direct contact with objects (such as the sharp edge of a scooter—ouch!), twists from tripping or slipping, sprains, strains, and worse; and they occur mostly as a result of running...
Choosing a Wrist Support Brace
When it comes to choosing a wrist support brace, it can be overwhelming. There are many options in price, material, design, and features. The important thing is to determine what kind of wrist support is best for your arthritis. If...
Diabetic Neuropathy and Proprioception
Diabetic neuropathy is an uncommon form of nerve damage which can happen when you have diabetes. High blood glucose (high sugar) can damage many nerve roots throughout your body, resulting in severe foot neuropathy. Some people have more mild diabetic...
Why Don't Comfortable Shoes Fix Arch Pain?
Are you one of the thousands of people who suffer from plantar fasciitis but have no idea what to do about it? If your shoes are the correct size and they fit comfortably, but your arch is always cramping in...
Introducing PowerStep bridge - Where Comfort Meets Support
These innovative insoles were designed with PowerStep’s arch shape and enhanced to allow energize and memory foam comfort to be felt where it’s needed most. PowerStep is pleased to offer this all-in-one solution for every insole need – whether running,...
Trail Running and Appropriate Footwear/Support
Trail running is an enjoyable sports activity that combines hiking and running, often on any unpaved natural surface. It is very similar to mountain running, except that it involves much less physical exertion than mountain running. Mountain running can also include more dangerous rocky sections and more extreme elevations. Because the trails in nature are often very rugged and unpredictable, it is easy to injure oneself when unprepared.
All About Gout
What is Gout? Gout is a type of arthritis caused by high levels of uric acid in the body. Uric acid is a byproduct of the breakdown of waste products in the body, usually through excessive consumption of certain foods. Very painful and disfiguring, gout is fortunately easily treatable in most patients.
Healthy Habits for Walking
Walking is such a great choice because it provides a low-impact aerobic activity that provides numerous health benefits. Keeping this in mind while walking, you’ll feel a self-sustaining motivation, that you’re improving your mental and physical health just by walking. And the more you do it, the better you get at it!
PULSE® - Performance Insoles Made by Athletes for Athletes

Is Your PULSE Racing?

PowerStep's PULSE Performance Insoles were designed by runners for runners. Providing pain relief and prevention for the casual and the competitive, these running insoles feature a soft and springy layer of upgraded PORON® cushioning over the entire insole—a unique design with a built-in neutral orthotic arch support and heel cradle that stabilizes the foot and improves alignment.

Healthy Eating for Healthy Running
Keeping yourself at peak performance for your running is more than just choosing the right running shoes and insoles. If you are an athlete, you already know that your body needs rest after intense physical activities. You also may think this applies only to professional athletes on the field. The fact is that runners of all skill levels need to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle, which includes a proper mix of nutrition and rest, as well as the proper-fitting footwear and arch supporting insoles.
Foot Pain Relief and Prevention for America's Front Line Workers
For over 30 years, PowerStep has been providing foot pain relief and prevention for footwear and lower body pain for the working people of America. The PowerStep Insole with orthotic arch support provides long term pain relief, allowing for greater mobility. As mobility is becoming even more important to today's workers, the need for orthotics has increased.
Heel Pain Relief and Prevention
Custom orthotics are great for those who are suffering from heel pain and don't know how or where to find the source. Often the pain may worsen when you get up in the morning, or when you move your foot a certain way, and it could hurt only while bearing weight or only while not standing.
How to (not) Wear High Heels
Are you a fan of stylish shoes who wants to know how to wear fashionable high heels without endangering your feet? This article will help. If you have painful problem areas in your foot, such as bunions, corns, or calluses, you may benefit from foot orthotics or some other foot care products that do not involve high heels. Or if high heels are absolutely in your future, learn to keep them away.
Suffering from Morton's Neuroma? Don't Do These Five Things!
If you’ve had Morton’s neuroma before, or think you could be at risk, here are five mistakes to avoid to prevent any serious problems and keep you on your feet, pain-free.
"How Often Do I Have to Go to the Foot Doctor?"
"How often do I have to go to the foot doctor?" is one of the most common questions asked by people painfully suffering from plantar fasciitis or other foot problems. Unfortunately, the answer is not as clear as one would like—there are many causes of pain and foot stress. Anything from injuries old and new, wear to the joints and bones, to weak ligaments, could cause foot pain. This article will answer the frequently asked question, "how often do I need to go to a podiatrist or a foot doctor?"