1973 The owner and CEO of insoles.com began working at his best friend’s family shoe store and repair. The father, a Master Shoemaker noticed hand skills of the young worker and began teaching him the craft of shoe making, repair and modifications.
1986 After relocating, and now with a young family, the young man decided to purchase two shoe repair locations. For years he continued his passion for leatherworking and helping with the footwear of people in need of orthotic corrections to help with ambulation.
1992 With the vision of a new business model and the help of his brother, the business was expanded to 5 locations with 12 employees.
1994 Interested in pursuing the medical aspect of his career, and in the midst of the difficulty of the sudden passing of his younger brother, the owner began more aggressively studying anatomy, pathophysiology and biomechanics to better serve the people he encountered who were suffering discomfort or anomalies in their gait.
1996 Pedorthic certification is received from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics.
1997 FootHealth Pedorthic Services is established. with an emphasis on custom orthoses for patients with a doctor’s prescription. Counseling them on footwear, their new orthotic prescription, and what to expect from the correction became an extraordinarily rewarding experience.
2000 Armed with education, compassion, and decades of experience, the company begins to focus on making available a myriad of over-the-counter insoles and orthotics with a commitment to providing its customers with a quality product for support and pain relief at a more affordable cost.
Present The owner still sees patients daily and is actively teaching and coaching the next generation.