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Foot Balancing Device

U.S. Patent 9,913,508 On March 13, 2018, Week 11, Number 1448-2, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published issued U.S. Patent Number 9,913,508. The invention appears to be related to a way to increase balance while walking.  It is believed this invention was directed by the patent attorney to be used while walking with shoes as a show insert.  The invention further appears to be owned by an orthotics company out of Taipei. The patent claims, inter alia: A foot balancing device, consisting of: a shoe insert having a foot contact surface and a bottom surface, the shoe insert defining a front-of-sole region, an arch region, and a heel region sequentially arranged in a longitudinal direction of the shoe insert, the foot contact surface and the bottom surface each being a flat surface; a main balancing element formed as a protuberance in the arch region and located on the shoe insert at a position corresponding to a fulcrum for a front part of a sole of a user's foot and a heel of the foot; wherein the main balancing element is located in the arch region of the shoe insert corresponding to a geometric center between a first metatarsal bone point, a fifth metatarsal bone point, and a heel point of the shoe insert, wherein the main balancing element protrudes above the flat surface of the foot contact surface or protrudes below the flat surface of the bottom surface, and wherein the first metatarsal bone point corresponds in position to a first metatarsal bone of the foot, the fifth metatarsal bone point corresponds in position to a fifth metatarsal bone of the foot, and the heel point corresponds in position to the heel of [...]

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