Are Insoles Necessary for Runners? (Should you buy the High Priced inserts for your shoes?)
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Are Insoles Necessary for Runners? (Should you buy the High Priced inserts for your shoes?)

Should Runners Wear Orthotics? Insoles are all around us. In fact, many practitioners in different disciplines across the board recommend them. However, are they good for runners and all they are cracked up to be? Do runners really need to get expensive or even off-the-shelf insoles? Do Insoles Prevent Running Injuries? As usual…It depends. It…

How To Fix Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction in Runners
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How To Fix Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction in Runners

How to Fix Posterior Tibial Tendinitis Most people haven’t heard of this particular injury in runners. However, Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction (PTTD) or Posterior tibial tendonitis OR even more accurately posterior tibial tendinopathy, is actually fairly common. It is one of the types of injury that causes heel pain in runners that I talked about…

How To Fix Plantar Fasciitis in Runners

How To Fix Plantar Fasciitis in Runners

Oh plantar fasciitis…you fickle fickle beast for runners. One of the most common if not THE most common foot injury in runners is plantar fasciopathy. Notice that I said fasciopathy which is the same thing as a tendinopathy and not an “itis” at all. Basically, this means that plantar fasciitis (fasciopathy) responds realy really well…

Running and Arthritis – Does it Destroy Your Knees?

Running and Arthritis – Does it Destroy Your Knees?

“You really shouldn’t run. Didn’t you know that running causes arthritis!” Who here has ever been told that? It is something that I have had patients that come to see me tell me! Regularly!! It completely boggles my mind that as a society we have developed this fear of running. Something that our bodies were…