What’s a minimalist shoe? It’s lightweight,flexible and offers not support. More importantly, it will allow your foot to become stronger the more you wear it and ultimately help in preventing injury. Read this new study which demonstrates how the foot becomes stronger by wearing a minimalist shoe.
Now that fall sports are back in season, I’m seeing a significant increase in children with heel pain that is secondary to a condition called Sever’s Disease. It’s not actually a disease, but an inflammatory condition of the growth plate on the heel bone (calcaneous) medically termed calcaneal apophysitis. This occur’s
Here’s a post from Dr. Nick’s Running Blog that reviews some exercises which can help plantar fasciitis. It’s important to realize that orthotics and supportive running shoes aren’t always the answer to resolving plantar fasciitis. Read the follow post on my running blog that explains how strengthening the foot far