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How the Minimalist Shoe Movement has Effected my Practice, and is Changing Podiatry. Forever.

How the Minimalist Shoe Movement has Effected my Practice, and is Changing Podiatry. Forever.

Summary We tell patients to support the arch, wear thick-cushioned, motion-controlled running shoes and avoid going barefoot. Does it work? Yes, when you add anti-inflammatories, stretching exercises, cortisone injections, night splints, controlled ankle motion walkers, six to 12 months of … read more

Avoiding Pain and Running Shoe Marketing

Ken Bob Saxton and many others have run barefoot and injury-free for decades (2004 November 7) Santa Clarita Marathon CA

Summary Patient: “Doc, it hurts whenever I move like this. Doctor: “Don’t move like that.” In a recent post on his blog, Chris McDougall writes about “discoveries” that Doctor Daniel Lieberman at Harvard has been making about humans and running, … read more