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  1. Thread: Morton's Foot?

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    Zia, that's so great that you've had such...

    Zia, that's so great that you've had such positive results with that little pad!

    Oakleaf, hope the marathon training continues to go well.

    I've been struggling a bit. I was pretty religious...
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    ooo, cool! I've had good luck with Keens, but I...

    ooo, cool! I've had good luck with Keens, but I didn't know they made wool clogs! Time to start writing out my Christmas wish list . . . :)
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    That's been my experience, too -- I've basically...

    That's been my experience, too -- I've basically been told (by podiatrists) that custom orthotics can be used to correct some of my mechanics and to slow down the development of my bunions, but I...
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    So far, so good. What I notice is that when...

    So far, so good. What I notice is that when spread my toes, I feel like I have more control in my right foot than my left.

    I feel like it's getting incrementally easier to transfer my weight to my...
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    NY Times article on barefoot running

    Oakleaf -- thought you and others watching this thread might find this article interesting:

    http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/10/21/phys-ed-is-running-barefoot-better-for-you/
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    It's interesting what an x-ray can tell you --...

    It's interesting what an x-ray can tell you -- looking at my feet, it looks like my joints are aligned in a fairly gentle arc, but when I had my feet x-rayed some years ago, the most striking thing...
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    Knot, thanks for posting those exercises! My met...

    Knot, thanks for posting those exercises! My met arch disappeared when I was 26 so I'm guessing my problems are not as structural as I have been led to believe. I'm going to give that program a try.
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    Anyone else think it's odd that the gadgets they...

    Anyone else think it's odd that the gadgets they have in shoe stores to measure your feet have sliders to measure, length, width, and length of arch, but it can be very difficult to find a shoe in...
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    Zia, great to hear that you had a positive result...

    Zia, great to hear that you had a positive result with your run! Looking forward to hearing how it goes with your cycling shoes.

    I'm gonna keep an eye out for some metatarsal pads when I'm out...
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    I've got this problem, too -- except it's more a...

    I've got this problem, too -- except it's more a case of my first metatarsal being really short, which also leads to the same callusing under the second. I've been using custom orthotics for years,...
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