Foot Levelers

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Foot Levelers is a foot care, footwear, and whole body health company based in Roanoke, Virginia and owned by Kent S. Greenawalt.

History[edit]

Foot Levelers began in Iowa, in 1952, by Chiropractor Monte H. Greenawalt. Dr. Greenawalt earned his degree from Lincoln Chiropractic College and began to notice a pattern in patients with foot problems—his adjustments just weren’t holding. Dr. Monte referred these patients to a podiatrist, but their problems persisted.

Dr. Monte began to experiment with orthotics, and through trial and error, developed a formula based on 16 unique measurements of the foot. Unlike off-the-shelf orthotics or even those made by podiatrists, Dr. Monte’s orthotic was designed to support all 3 arches of the foot, rather than just one. Through Dr. Greenawalt's orthotics invention, his patients began to show positive results and his adjustments held longer.

In Foot Levelers multi-decade history, they have served tens of thousands of doctors and millions of patients[1] through their patented orthotic technology.[2] They have offices in the U.S., Europe, and Australia and serve customers in over 80 countries.

Research Studies[edit]

  • ACRM (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), "Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial"[3]

Sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About | About". Foot Levelers. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  2. ^ "Custom Orthotics | Products". Foot Levelers. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  3. ^ Cambron, Jerrilyn A.; Dexheimer, Jennifer M.; Duarte, Manuel; Freels, Sally (September 2017). "Shoe Orthotics for the Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial". Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 98 (9): 1752–1762. doi:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.03.028. ISSN 0003-9993.