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March 2012

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Orthotics in the Workplace

For individuals in the workforce, increased time spent on their feet can be quite fatiguing.  Often employment positions in sales, service and factory work requires individuals to stand and/or walk for eight to twelve hours a day, three to six consecutive days a week.  Eventually the demands placed on the body leave the worker with sore and achy feet and legs, especially by the end of the day.  Unfortunately for those suffering from plantar fasciitis, they may also experience pain first thing in the morning. Rest is often part of the solution, but not always practical.