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Plantar fasciitis

Dr. Kiper, I still love these...My feet are so much better since using your design. My Left foot(Multiple Sclerosis Leg/Foot) hasn't gone into any harsh "tone" since I started using your othosis. My spasiscity/spasms have lessened greatly. In fact I can't remember the last time I had a spasm fit in my legs.
My MS
(multiple sclerosis) Dr. in Manhantan always said that the afo's more than likely were irriating my nerves and that why I had so many spasms, and increased "tone". I never had these MS symptoms till I got the AFO's. Thank you for the relief.

Donna (durendaldogs@yahoo.com)

Painful Bunions

 Looking back, I am a whole lot better than a year ago when I first became pain free for most normal activities. I am hoping that this progress will continue.  All in all, I am doing well and very happy to do almost everything that I want to do!!
More later.

Norm (freshair82@comcast.net)

From Richmond, VA

Plantar fasciitis

Since using these for the last 3 years I've not had one injury, I used to have several training for marathons and have had stress fractures too. Not one since.

Norwood nteague@uncaa.unc.edu
Associate Athletic Director (UNC)

Plantar fasciitis

I really should accuse you of false advertising. You said not to expect a miracle. That was a lie because the results are nothing short of miraculous.

In your last e-mail on 11/2, you told me to switch L<>R. I did that day. Don?t understand why, but they feel great. On 11/2, I still had some PF pain and struggled thru a 2 mile run just on a treadmill. Two weeks ago, I ran 10 miles and was disappointed when the run was over. This past Saturday, I ran 16.3 and still felt great. I haven?t been able to run 16 miles in over 18 years because of cramping (compartment syndrome) in my calves! At the 4 mile point, I started to feel some of the twinges in my calves that in years past would always have resulted in a torn gastroc and limping back home. This time I kept on running and it worked itself out!

Do we still have any fine tuning to do or do you think I?m there?

I?m sure some of my running buddies will be contacting you because I kept saying during the whole run, ?I just love these orthotics.?

Gary  gary@teamdirectmgmt.com

plantar fasciitis

 I TELL EVERYONE ABOUT YOUR ORTHOTICS AND HOW HAPPY I AM WITH YOUR PRODUCT---THEY ARE SO MUCH BETTER THAN THOSE OLD HARD ONES THAT I HAVE HAD FOR ALL THESE YEARS. I AM A HAPPY LADY!

I APPRECIATE ALL THE TIME YOU HAVE SPENT WITH ME AND I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT I CAN CONTACT YOU WITH ANY PROBLEMS I MAY HAVE WITH THESE ORTHOTICS. I QUESTIONED IN MY MIND, HOW THIS WOULD WORK OUT DOING IT ON THE INTERNET BUT, IT HAS BEEN GREAT! SOMETIMES YOU JUST DON'T KNOW WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN DOING THINGS LIKE THIS ON THE NET AND IT HAS INSURED ME THAT THERE ARE MORE HONEST PEOPLE LIKE YOU THAT ONE CAN TRUST AND TRUST THE INTERNET FOR HELP.

Linda linandjerc@charter.net
from Eau Claire, WI

Heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

Dan (dpreston@linfield.edu)

From McMinnville, OR

Heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

John (JWelborn@biology.msstate.edu)
Ultimate Frisbee player from Miss State, MS

Inner knee pain, lower back pain,
hamstring pain, chondromalacia.

Neal (sunrunner1@email.msn.com)
World Record Holder (click for photo)
Masters 4x1500 and 4x1600 Relay
From Stateline, NV

plantar fasciitis

Susie (nsboliver65@hotmail.com)
Runner, From Temecula, CA

Plantar fasciitis

 "the silicon orthotic has really given me another chance at being active. I tell everybody about it."

Roger(rjorgensen@mn.rr.com)
from Eden Prairie, MN

plantar fasciitis

"These orthotics are expensive, but I was desperate and agreed to try them for a while. They were the answer to my prayers. After about 30 days of constant wear (I mean everywhere except the shower and to bed!), my pain dissipated so I could begin my walking program again. I now own my second pair and am completely satisfied. I especially appreciated the follow-up by phone and email that Dr Kiper provided to assure satisfaction. He doesn't just sell you a nice pair of orthotics and then leave you to your own devices (no pun intended).   Since they weigh only a few ounces each, they are extremely comfortable."

John (tennjconway@msn.com)

I must apologize for being such a terrible patient.
I received my orthotics and then failed to complete any of the walking tests or get back with you at all.
The good new is, I failed to do this because I believed at the time that the initial fit was perfect.
Three months later I now KNOW the fit was perfect and my problems have been COMPLETELY resolved.
I no longer suffer from any of the pain or discomfort in my day to day activities or while I am actually running.
THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!!

I would like to know what the procedure and cost would be for me to get a second set of orthotics strictly for use during my cross-country running. I have done some road work with the pair I have now and they are great, however I refuse to risk the only pair I have on some of the more extreme trails I subject my shoes to. If I am able to get a second pair of orthotics will Blue Cross and Blue Shield cover for their portion of the fee as they did for my initial set?

Paul  tink@mgh4.com

I was just thinking about you today! I have actually told about 4 patients about you in the last 2 weeks.  We'll see how many of them actually call.....  I was about to contact you to say that I'm nearly "cured" of the PF, although I'm still working on a non-surgical solution to my right bunionette

Errol  errolhartman@sbcglobal.net

I do not want to sound like someone that just got on (or off) the Oral Roberts show and is 'healed'... but I must report some rather significant
events...

I did the 50 pace walk... concentrating on left then right. The 'feeling' under this level of scrutiny is that I believe that the orthotics seem to cause my feet to 'aim' straight ahead better than my old orthotics ever did.

Accordingly, it 'feels' as if that the motion of the step ... from heel strike to toes flex has moved to an interior 'straight' line. Actual meaning
is that it feels that the ball of my foot (behind the big toe) is actually on the same path as is indicated by the
actual orientation of the entire leg and foot. Amazing sensation.

Within two days of wearing the SDO, the edema is completely dissapated.
Such pain as I feel now is merely the 'soreness' of the 'new' muscles (now
engaged in the activity of walking/flexing) at work.

I am hopeful that soon the muscle spasms/cramps that occur in my lower leg
are also events that are dissapted into a not so fond memory of the past.


Bill  tarverwh@yahoo.com

 

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