This pattern of obesity and heel pain is a viscous cycle," says David Nader, an exercise physiologist and member of the Heeling Solutions team.
Companies such as Heeling Solutions take a more comprehensive approach to treating plantar fasciitis in order to reduce the need for medication and other invasive or expensive procedures.
In 2001, Skechers CEO Robert Greenberg approached Heeling Sports and asked to license the Heelys technology.
Heeling Sports currently has patent applications pending in over 30 countries and intends to vigorously protect its intellectual property rights in the U.
I believe we have reached a fair and amicable settlement that will allow both Heeling Sports Limited and Skechers to get back to building our respective businesses," said Heeling Sports Limited CEO Mike Staffaroni.
Dallas-based Heeling Sports Limited (HSL) burst onto the skate scene in late 2000 with the wildly successful Heelys skate shoes, the patented wheel-in-the-heel shoe which gave rise to the sport of "heeling.
Heeling Sports Limited announces it has inked a deal to take over the Soap brand of "grinding" shoes, completing a trifecta of premium skating and aggressive sport shoes that also includes the popular Heelys and Axis brands.
The purchase agreement was signed September 25, according to Heeling Sports Limited CEO Mike Staffaroni.