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Oncological foot treatment by a podologist

Oncological foot treatment by a podologist

PODIATRY Oncological foot treatment by a podologist Joeri Plovie, Podiatrist en Sales Representative June 9th, 2022 There are still no real studies on foot complications resulting from cancer treatments.  We see, however, that foot conditions have a very negative...

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A hammertoe should not be a daily obstacle

A hammertoe should not be a daily obstacle

SHOE TECHNOLOGY A hammertoe should not be a daily obstacle Anneleen Van Hecke, Shoe technician 4 May 2022 Hammer toes occur when one or more toes of the three middle toes grow together. Over time, the phalanges of the toes grow crooked, creating a shape resembling a...

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Orthonyxia for ingrown toenails

Orthonyxia for ingrown toenails

PodiatryOrthonyxia for ingrown toenails Céline De Prêtre, Podiatrist April 14th, 2022Ingrown toenails (also called unguis incarnatus) are a common problem in the general population. The problem occurs so frequently that last year the Dutch Journal of Medicine (Just...

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Custom digital orthotic relieves plantar pressure

Custom digital orthotic relieves plantar pressure

Podiatry Silicone toe orthoses relieves plantar pressure on toe tips Arno Raes, Podiatrist 9 March 2022 Silicone toe orthoses can be used during podiatric treatments for a variety of purposes. Their main purpose is to optimise pressure distribution and reduce friction...

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Quality of life regained after accidental amputation

Quality of life regained after accidental amputation

Shoe technologyQuality of life regained after accidental amputation Stefan De Hert, shoe technician 3 maart 2022 In most cases, we make orthopaedic shoes for people with a pathological defect. But this is not always the case. Thus, accident victims also find their way...

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House of Feet takes over Frank Borghs

House of Feet takes over Frank Borghs

AcquisitionHouse of Feet takes over Frank Borghs Tom Boerjan, CEO 12 January 2022 House of Feet wasn’t created in a day. For five generations, we have been building a company that has developed in a modern, contemporary orthopaedic centre with a reliable reputation...

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The importance of Velcro fastening for hemiplegic patients

The importance of Velcro fastening for hemiplegic patients

SHOE TECHNOLOGYThe importance of Velcro fastening for hemiplegic patients Ine Goutry, shoe technician Nov 3, 2021For most people, tying one’s shoes is a matter of course. But for many people treated at House of Feet, this is not the case. When discussing the shoes, we...

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Comfortable and Comfort: a world of difference

Comfortable and Comfort: a world of difference

SHOE TECHNOLOGYComfortable and Comfort: a world of differenceMathijs Mestdagh, shoe technologist.21 September 2021 linkedin In the world of shoes, comfort is an important factor in the search for new shoes. Certainly for persons who have difficulty in finding shoes...

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Pronation compensation

Pronation compensation

SHOE TECHNOLOGYPronation compensationAnneleen Van Hecke, shoe technologist and podiatrist25 August 2021linkedinWhen we walk, our foot makes rolling movements. The foot bends and the shoe bends with it. Bending the foot can be painful for a variety of reasons and the...

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Change of the foot morphology after long-distance running

Change of the foot morphology after long-distance running

PODOLOGYChange of the foot morphology after long-distance running Fien Van Damme, shoe technologist and podiatrist 27 September 2021 linkedin When a trained runner goes out running, he puts his shoes on, laces them and starts his running session. Lacing your shoes is...

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