News

13

Apr

Polarized Training and Injury Prevention

Training methods for a triathlon or longer running events have traditionally been a bit of an enigma for many...

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13

Apr

More on Shoe Selection – ACSM position

“But Dr. Maggs, I have to wear “X” shoes because I ____________ (fill in the blank with “overpronate”, supinate,...

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14

Dec

Chronic pain, the Brain, Sadomaochism and Athletics

If you put your foot in a fire, you will feel pain. In order to feel pain, all you...

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14

Dec

The High Price of Physical Inactivity

“There is a pestilence upon this land” – Roger the Shrubber According to a new report this past week...

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13

Dec

Shin Splints – What You Need to Know

Shin splints (technically called “Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, or MTSS) is a very common injury in runners. I see...

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22

Oct

Is This Shoe Good For Me?

Imagine you’re back in high school chemistry. You take 5 units of compound A and mix it with 5...

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17

Oct

Clinicians Guide to Ankle Dorsiflexion

Imagine running, squatting or going downstairs in a ski boot. Do you think your legs and pelvis would move...

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17

Oct

Non-Clinician's Guide to Ankle Dorsiflexion

This blog post is regarding limited ankle dorsiflexion – the biomechanical implications, the injuries that may result, how to...

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20

Aug

The Great Shoe Pendulum

Part I – Minimalist Shoes Get a Thick Skin Pendulums tend to swing back and forth and when you...

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08

Aug

Does Running Ruin Your Knees?

Most of the group of guys that I tend to golf with know that I run quite a bit...

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