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A meta-analysis and systematic review in the British Journal of Sports Medicine shows just how little clear research there is on how foot work (Foot Orthoses and Gait: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Literature Pertaining to Potential Mechanisms. Br J Sports Med. 2009 Dec 8) The authors looked at the evidence for the biomechanical, shock attenuation...

The use of foot orthotics for Achilles tendonitis is the subject of an interesting blog post. It is suggested that foot orthotic work in Achilles tendonitis because they change the supination moment. It is suggested that a heel raise does not help Achilles tendonitis by shortening the distance between the origin and insertion of the calf muscles. They...