Six Million Footsteps: A thru-hiker’s journey on the Appalachian trail

By: Maxine Presto Human-powered adventures fascinate me. In particular, long-distance hiking and long-distance running have allowed me to connect more deeply with myself and the world around me. It is incredibly refreshing and fulfilling to rely on my body, particularly my feet, to take me where I want to go. Earlier this year, I boarded … Continue reading Six Million Footsteps: A thru-hiker’s journey on the Appalachian...
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What is Gait Analysis?

Gait Analysis is a term that typically describes the testing or scrutiny of an individual’s movement patterns, or gait, and is common practice in running shoe stores and medical clinics. Gait analysis is regularly performed with the runner or walker moving on a treadmill, while the observer takes note of certain movement behaviors. Emphasis is … Continue reading What is Gait...
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Step up Your Game

Basketball players are often sold on the idea of getting sleek sneakers with lots of cushion and support for maximum performance. However, just like your typical casual shoes, basketball footwear isn’t setting up players for success. On the contrary, it can make them more prone to a sprained ankle or Jones fracture. All basketball sneakers … Continue reading Step up Your...
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Three Realizations of a Correct Toes Employee | by Sarah Young

As the Director of First Impressions, here at Northwest Foot & Ankle and Correct Toes, I specialize in supporting patients and customers throughout their journey toward foot health. Over the past eight months, as I’ve personally gone through the transition to a more natural approach and continue to assist others in their journey, a few … Continue reading Three Realizations of a Correct Toes Employee | by Sarah...
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