It is common for many in the medical community to recommend an orthotic for those dealing with foot pain under the assumption that they need to support the foot. Unfortunately, this approach does not address the root cause of the problem. More often than not, it is the shoe that is at fault. This isContinue reading Should You Wear Arch Support? (The TRUTH Behind Orthotics)
Are you dealing with foot pain? Today we’re going to talk about how to start the rebuilding process out of pain and back to normal life again! This is part 6 of a series titled “Foot Pain (How To Fix ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ and Other Common Foot Problems)” Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Foot Anatomy 101 (NormalContinue reading How to Fix Foot Pain (‘Plantar Fasciitis’ & Other Common Problems)￼￼￼
The cause of most foot related problems such as ‘plantar fasciitis’ can be traced back to your poorly fitting shoes. With this understanding we can start a screening process to uncover the cause of your foot pain by evaluating your footwear! This is part 5 of a series titled “Foot Pain (How To Fix ‘PlantarContinue reading How To Evaluate Your Foot Pain
The unfortunate thing is that most people have no idea their shoes are actively deforming their feet. Slowly over time the foot begins to adapt to the shape of the shoe without you even realizing it. This happens with almost every “popular” shoe brand in the world (Nike, Adidas, New Balance, Asics, Sketchers, etc.). ThisContinue reading How Shoes Change Your Feet
When most scholars speak about the foot, they start by explaining the different anatomical parts and how they connect and work together. They will describe how there are 26 bones connected by 33 joints and held together by over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. This is part 2 of a series titled “Foot Pain (HowContinue reading Foot Anatomy 101 (“Normal” vs “Natural”)
Welcome to a new series of blogs dedicated to understanding and fixing many common foot problems such as plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, bunions and hammertoes. The frustrating thing about a foot injury is that it affects almost every part of your waking life. If your foot is injured, it hurts to run, jump, squat, andContinue reading Foot Pain (How To Fix ‘Plantar Fasciitis’ and Other Common Foot Problems)
In our constant pursuit of athletic excellence, we have always been on the lookout for ways to optimize training and recovery. When it comes to performance, we have learned how to take a healthy athlete and make them even bigger, stronger and faster. We manipulate reps and sets across multiple training sessions like a FieldsContinue reading Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training: Everything You Need TO Know
Every athlete who spends time in the weight room eventually deals with pain/injury that leaves them frustrated and unable to reach their highest potential. Every athlete ought to have the ability to take the first steps at addressing these minor injuries. They shouldn’t have to wait weeks for a doctor’s appointment, only to be prescribedContinue reading ‘Rebuilding Milo’
You need to STOP using ice on injuries and sore muscles.Continue reading Don’t Ice, Walk it Off!
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