Why do overuse injuries occur?

Overuse injuries only occur for one reason: the cumulative loads in the tissue are higher than what the tissue can tolerate. Its that simple. This means that prevention and treatment of on overuse injury is going to be based on reducing that cumulative load in the tissue and increasing the ability of the tissue to […]

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Is minimalism an option to manage plantar fasciitis?

More and more blog posts and articles are claiming that minimalist running is the best thing for the management of plantar fasciitis, most of which are from minimalist or barefoot runners who have no clinical experience actually treating the condition, yet seem to hold very strong clinical opinions (for example see this self-appointed expert). They […]

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Do Toning Shoes Work?

Everyone with an opinion on toning shoes is jumping on the bandwagon of them not working or working depending on which side of the fence you are on. Toning shoes do work for some things and do not work for others, so to make a blanket, they do not work claim is as nonsensical as […]

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