Barefoot Running
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Oct 23rd, 2011

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How to Treat and Prevent Injury

This week, I wrote a guest blog for ToeSalad.com, a website dedicated towards minimalist running. Extreme pain and debilitating injury Every single week I have several new clients come in to see me because they are in a great deal of pain. A handful have been dealing with it for a matter of a few weeks Read more...

Sep 19th, 2011

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The Hips – The Body’s Ballast

  Last week I demonstrated that the foot is the foundation of your posture (see: Injury Prevention Begins at your Foot). In the article I discussed the role of the feet in providing stability and mobility for the body and gave examples of corrective exercises to build strength, stabilization, and mobility in the foot. Today Read more...

Aug 10th, 2011

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Free Your Feet

Feet are the foundation of posture.  A strong foot creates the base support structure for a strong healthy body. A weak foot creates an unstable foundation affecting the posture from head to toe. You cannot build a strong stable structure over an unstable foundation. It would be like attempting to build a house on top Read more...

Jul 31st, 2011

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Dr. Mark Cucuzzella’s Reply to Jeff Galloway’s Views on Minimalist Running Shoes and Injuries: Thoughts From a Minimalist Shoe Store Owner

With all his books, coaching experience, training methods, racing achievements, and Ironman-like durability with just over a half-century of miles on his legs, Jeff Galloway is a respected fixture in the running community. And along with many other runners, I’m a subscriber to his email newsletter. But his take on minimalist running shoes in his most Read more...

Jul 31st, 2011

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Plantar Fasciitis By Dr. Mark Cucuzzella

Plantar Fasciitis By Dr. Mark Cucuzzella www.trtreads.org Plantar Fasciitis is the common term for what should be more accurately termed Plantar Fasciosis. itits is an acute inflammation caused by a trauma or infection. osis is chronic degenerative condition. No evidence exists for an ideal treatment of this condition without identifying and treating the causes, which can be Read more...

Jul 27th, 2011

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Self Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis

Over the past week, I have seen a “mini-epidemic” — two new clients and email correspondence with a third — of a common but painful foot injury, plantal fasciitis. Living in Austin, with such an active outdoors culture, plantar fasciitis is one of the more common issues I treat. It is also one of the Read more...

Jul 25th, 2011

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Is barefoot best for kids? By David Tensen

http://www.davidtensen.com/is-barefoot-best-for-kids/ Me and my 6 year old and 3 year old kids. On a Barefoot Walk Is barefoot best for kids?  6 months ago I would have said No.  Now I encourage my family to go barefoot as much as possible. 5 months ago I happened across a series of books and studies on barefoot Read more...

Jun 17th, 2011

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Deep Tissue Massage Therapy

Are you suffering from chronic pain in your back, neck, shoulders, or knees?  Deep tissue massage therapy can help.  Deep tissue massage utilizes a variety of techniques designed to alleviate symptoms of chronic pain, increase functional range of motion, and improve posture. The goal of deep tissue massage therapy is to break down adhesions in Read more...