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Review of ProFoot Plantar Fasciitis shoe inserts by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 5:44am In later April I was provided with a free sample of some   ProFoot Plantar Fasciitis inserts .  I have been wearing them consistently ever since and am not ready to report some of my results.  While I was hopeful, I did not realistically think that some shoe inserts would automatically cure my plantar fasciitis.  And, in fact, these ... Read on »
Run Without Shoes? Not So Fast….. by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 31 May 2010 3:15pm Barefoot – or almost barefoot running- seems to be all the rage these days, nevertheless I’m still taken aback when I see runners trotting down the road in what looks like their socks. While I’ve yet to see anyone running completely barefoot on the road, that’s probably because many athletes do their barefoot running on a soft dirt or rubber tr ... Read on »
How Important are Shoes in Preventing Heel Pain? by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Wed 17 Nov 2010 12:31pm Proper footwear is essential for a patient who is experiencing heel pain. Often the cause of heel pain can start due to improper shoe gear. A proper athletic shoe will help alleviate heel pain if it is the correct type of shoe for the patients foot. Most people do not realize that there are many models or shoes available and most likely one w ... Read on »
Flip Flops Can Cause Heel Pain by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 12:15pm Flimsy shoes, such as flip flops, can contribute to the development of heel pain. The most common cause of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, a tearing and inflammation of the long ligament in the bottom of the foot. This article gives tips for prevention and treatment of heel pain. Amplify’d from ... Read on »
Preventing Foot and Ankle Pain From Winter Court Sports by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:00am No wonder our feet and ankles hurt! With the pounding and movements that feet, ankles and the Achilles and other tendons around the ankle endure, court sports such as basketball, racquetball and tennis present unique problems for athletes, whether they’re professionals or weekend warriors. But preparation and common sense go a long way toward ... Read on »
Random Thoughts about Some Challenges, My Heeling Process and a Footnote by RunDMT Posted Tue 15 Nov 2011 7:04am For the month of October, I committed to the Unprocessed Challenge and by doing so, I swore off processed foods.  Basically, participants had to refrain from eating foods they couldn’t reproduce, bake or cook themselves, such as foods that can only be produced in a factory.   Thankfully, store-bought beer and wine were acceptable. Seriously ... Read on »
MBT Shoes - The New Best Running, Training and Recovery Shoes by Dr. Brad Lustick Posted Fri 06 Nov 2009 10:02pm INTRODUCTION After a detailed bio-mechanical and practical evaluation of the MBT shoe for both training and recovery I’m really a fan of this so-called “anti-shoe”.It is the contention of this researcher that MBTs will be validated as the new best running shoe for those suffering or recovering from back ... Read on »
The Emperor’s New Shoes by Susannyny Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 6:52am The two most important parts of the body for a triathlete are the feet. They carry one’s body weight while running to the water, act as propellers during the swim, provide a platform to pedal, and pound the ground for miles while running to the finish line. And when the race is over they bring you to the podium, car or most importantly, the pos ... Read on »
Barefoot Running by John Lacroix Posted Fri 25 Mar 2011 12:29am 2 Comments A Contrite Story It was early 2009 and I worked at Eastern Mountain Sports. I'd been a employee there for the last 4 or 5 years. Our stores "Foot Guru" Chris came up to me and started asking me questions about his running form. He told me how he felt sluggish, his legs and joints always hurt and he felt like he just wasn't running right.. like h ... Read on »
Biomechanics of Sport Shoes: The Disturbing Truth About Running Shoes, Inserts and Foot Orthotics by Michael Nirenberg Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 3:17pm Biomechanics of Sport Shoes by Dr. Benno Nigg A middle-aged woman arrived at my office last week complaining of heel pain and carrying a bag of custom-made foot orthotics (orthotics are custom made arch supports that are fabricated from a mold of the patient’s feet). Each orthotic this woman had with her was expertly fabricated by a diffe ... Read on »