Tag Archives: podiatry

A running experiment that actually seems to be working

I’ve worn orthotics in my running shoes for a long time. Probably twenty-five years. The first pair was prescribed by a podiatrist with whom I had a working relationship as a graphic designer and produced the cover and illustrations for … Continue reading

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Sandals vs. orthotics

During the early 1980s, I illustrated a book on running biomechanics that was authored by Dr. John Durkin (deceased) and famed running coach Joe Newton of York high school (also deceased). Durkin was a podiatrist to some world-class athletes including … Continue reading

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Running Shoes and Souls: A We Run and Ride video special on biomechanics, orthotics and healthy running

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Runners and cyclists can all benefit from a visit to a pedorthist

PEDORTHIST.   A pedorthist is a foot care specialist, trained specifically in gait analysis, shoe fitting, foot orthoses, custom shoes, wound care and lab fabrication.  –From the Foot Mechanics website The Injury Cycle Injuries to the foot, knee, leg or hip … Continue reading

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