All posts in "Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine"

Running Shoes With Orthotics Can Improve Your Pace

The motions of repetition your feet make while running involve overpronation.  That is the range of motion your foot makes during a stride, to the maximum. Remember, every step does do its damage; everyone's feet are subjected to the aging process but with extreme physical exertion, and without mechanical correction, your feet will show wear […]


Which Running Shoe Features Are Not Good For You?

There is more than one school of thought on shoe features; sometimes personal experience speaks for itself.  During research I found some sound advice from a Dr. Von Hof regarding airbags in shoes.  He referenced and article from the Pedorthic NewsWire ( Corporate name is Aetrex Worldwide; Phil Simms is a spokesperson), and after having […]


Define Achilles Tendonitis: What It Is; What To Do

The Achilles tendon is the large rope-like band of connective tissue you can feel behind your foot. If it gets irritated, it swells and is called tendonitis. It happens mostly with overuse or a surge in physical activity and is common in athletes and runners in particular. Symptoms range from mild to pronounced discomfort, and […]

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