I just got a call with a runner who had a question about neuroma treatment for somebody who likes to use minimalist shoes. And he had a really good question.
He said he went and saw another doctors who made a couple of recommendations, but he was a little concerned about the neuroma treatment options that were given to him.
Runners have to realize that runners are different. And I don’t think most runners should want to jump to a drastic neuroma treatment, especially not when the neuroma is first beginning.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast, we’re talking about 3 Neuroma treatment considerations for minimalist runners.View Details »
Some runners become concerned that if they run in custom orthotics they may become weaker and unable to run without the custom orthotics working as a sort of crutch.
Theoretically, if you have been running for a long time with custom orthotics support your feet may be accustomed to, or in some sense even dependent upon that external stability and support.
The question is…do orthotics provide relief from symptoms only, or do they support you so much you could actually get weaker?
Today on the Doc On the Run Podcast, we’re talking about how a runner can get from wearing conventional running shoes with custom orthotic inserts to running without orthotics in minimalist running shoes.View Details »
No one trains for long distance events, nor successfully completes a long distance event without a great deal of discipline.
Most experienced runners can run a long way, regardless of footwear. And it is mostly highly experienced runners to start investigating the idea of barefoot running or running in minimalist running shoes.
There are many reasons minimalist running shoes appeal to endurance runners.
But running in minimalist running shoes requires an advanced level of discipline.
Today on the Doc On The Run Podcast we’re talking about why most runners lack the discipline required for minimalist running shoesView Details »