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The website is, to its credit, quite honest. It says
"Unbeleivable pain releiving results from trials"
You can't fault that. Its true. I did'nt beleive the pain releiving results.
"The Expert's Opinion
I was approached by Orthotics Online to carry out some trials using their Copper Heeler (copper orthotic) on several of my patients.
Knowing it to be a drug free product and having heard, over the years, about the pain relieving qualities of copper I had no hesitation in agreeing to do this.
To my amazement after 2-3 weeks the reports were astonishing. Unbelievable results: pain relief, feeling years younger, finding climbing stairs no longer a problem, walking becoming a joy again and playing with grandchildren fun.
As far as I’m concerned I would definitely recommend the Copper Heeler to anybody who suffers with arthritis and general joint pain.
Well you can't argue with that. He's a Chiropodist. It says so under his photo.
female, diabetic, overweight, 1 year history of plantar fasciitis.
referred to me by new patient clinic, it was eight weeks before i saw her (yesterday)
she attended with "no symptoms 'due' to her new insoles which cost £30"
When i had a look she had a pair of completely 'flat' 3/4 length copper insoles. she also stated her whole network of family and friends are wearing them!!!!!
has anyone seen these before?
Yes i had a private patient about 11yrs ago who had bought them. They were flat bog standard insoles but the underside of them had copper discs spread out over the sole and heel area. They're meant to act like magnets to retract the pain from rheumatism and generalised arthritis.The patient said they were working but whether this is a placebo, i don't know as i've not come across them again.
I suppose they're a little like the copper bracelets people wear.
Copper!!!! Those only for patients that can't afford the Gold................... or even more effective, Platinum insoles.
When you wear the Platinum ones they not only get rid of ALL your foot pain more quickly, but you can, in a pinch, wear them as ear rings!
Diabetic individuals frequently suffer from skin pathologies, especially in their feet. Co-existing peripheral vascular disease and neuropathy exacerbate the capacity of these individuals to cope with infections, minor cuts and wounds, often leading to hard to treat and chronic ulcers. Copper has potent anti-fungal and antibacterial properties. Copper is also an essential trace element vital for the normal function of many tissues and indispensable for the generation of new capillaries and skin. Human skin is not sensitive to copper and the risk of adverse reactions due to dermal exposure to copper is extremely low. We hypothesize that part of the increased risk of developing foot skin pathologies in diabetic patients with compromised blood circulation to the foot is due to low local copper levels. We further hypothesize that copper ions released from copper impregnated socks and absorbed through the skin would improve the well-being of the skin of diabetic patients by inducing angiogenesis and expression and stabilization of extracellular skin proteins, in addition to their biocidal effect of reducing the risk of fungal and bacterial infection of the diabetic foot . Thus, the use of copper impregnated socks may be used as a preventive modality. Furthermore, we hypothesize that the copper released from the socks may even be beneficial in the healing of cuts, wounds and even hard to treat skin pathologies.