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
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”)
During a recent Squat University seminar, I was approached by an athlete who wondered why I had asked everyone to show me his or her squat with their toes straightforward. This was definitely not the first time I’ve been asked this question. There’s a lot of controversy in the fitness world today when it comesContinue reading Toes Forward or Angled Out When You Squat?
“Whether we are squatting, lunging, running or jumping, a stable foot provides a platform for efficient and powerful movement for the rest of the body.”Continue reading The Squat Fix: Don’t Forget The Foot!