I visited the talented folks at General Orthopedic at 1659 Central Avenue in Albany, NY last night to get fitted for orthotics. General Orthopedic also manufactures, and sells orthopedic shoes. After a thorough and fun examination, I was diagnosed with winking patellas, tibial torsion, ITBS and pes planus.
They made impressions of my feet in foam and will construct a custom orthotic that will fit right into my current running shoes and align my feet correctly. This means that my days of hip pain from ITBS are over, and I can start to run again without pain or the constant fear that I will injure my iliotibial band. I am so excited that I finally have a medical diagnosis and a cure for my running injuries.
I am still keeping up with my physical therapy, practicing yoga and running.
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