CNN report on foot pain- Sole footbeds a great move!

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Check Out the #4 recommendation on's 5 Things to Know About Foot Pain:

4. Expensive orthotics may be overkill

Custom-fitted orthotics, which are worn inside shoes, can easily cost $300 to $500 - and are not often covered by insurance.
While serious athletes and people with foot abnormalities may need to spring for customized inserts, those who just need extra cushioning and support should stick with the $30-to-$50 off-the-shelf insoles available at running stores, says Dr. Steven Weinfeld, chief of foot and ankle surgery at Mount Sinai's School of Medicine.

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Scarpa's recent media coverage!

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ZEMgear on!

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Check out this great review on "a digital magazine for guys who love stuff."

Zemgear 360 Ninja Split-Toe Running Shoes

They're definitely not the best looking shoes around, but if your goal is to get as close as possible to a barefoot running experience...

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...stories of perilous, nay, endless traveling in the ever changing midwest territory...