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I’ve Switched to Barefoot Shoes… Do I Need Correct Toes Too?

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Back in the late 2000s, a barefoot running renaissance started to emerge. Runners and active folks of all types were intrigued by Vibram FiveFinger "toe shoes" (introduced in 2005) and inspired by Christopher McDougall's Born to Run (published in 2009).

R.I.C.E. is Wrong: Healing Injuries | By Dr. Andrew Wojciechowski, ND

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The RICE protocol — Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation — has been the most popular treatment method for acute musculoskeletal injuries since Dr. Gabe Mirkin coined the term in his popular 1978 Sportsmedicine Book.

Natural Foot Health Strategies for Athletes in Cleats (and basketball shoes, other specialty athletic footwear, etc.) | By Dr. Andrew Wojciechowski, ND

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Athletes! Many of you have sacrificed your feet to athletic footwear for far too long. It shouldn’t have to be this way. Sport-specific footwear is often full of the latest and greatest technology, designed to help protect the foot while enhancing athletic performance—yet basic human anatomy is ignored.

A Closer Look At Shin Splints | By Dr. Andrew Wojciechowski, ND

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Shin splints, sometimes called medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) or tibial periostitis/fasciitis, are one of the most common lower leg injuries seen in athletics. Shin splint pain typically radiates along the medial and posterior edges of the shin bone (tibia) and is often associated with a sudden significant increase in activity, such as initiating a new training regimen or playing a new sport.

Can Correct Toes® Toe Spacers Be Worn With Shoes? | By Ray McClanahan, DPM

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Yes. Correct Toes toe spacers can be worn inside of natural footwear or naturally shaped shoes. Look for the Correct Toes Approved™ designation.

How “Stay at Home” has Helped Your Feet and How to Capitalize on It | By Ray McClanahan, DPM and Golden Harper (Altra Running)

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For the past couple of months, the vast majority of us have been staying at home due to circumstances related to COVID-19. For many people, this has been challenging in almost every aspect of our lives. However, one silver lining is the health of your feet.
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