Fashion and Footwear

In his article, Fashion and Foot Deformation, Dr. William Rossi explores the influence that fashion has had and continues to have foot health. The following quotes from Rossi’s article push us to think about the effect that status, fashion, and culture can have on our health. “There is a significant message seeking to get through … Continue reading Fashion and...
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The Worlds Healthiest Feet are the Ones Without Shoes

In 1905, Phil Hoffman, M.D., traveled to numerous undeveloped countries to observe the foot and skeletal structures of people who lived barefoot. He noticed the differences between their feet, and those he had observed during his medical work in the US. These differences were subtle, such as toes being generally straight, in comparison to our … Continue reading The Worlds Healthiest Feet are the Ones Without...
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FREE Barefoot Running Clinic “Have Mercy On Your Feet”

Doctors join forces to host a FREE 12 WEEK BAREFOOT RUNNING CLINIC AT THE WATERFRONT-  DONATIONS BENEFIT MERCY CORPS, “HAVE MERCY ON YOUR FEET” Portland, Ore., July 9, 2012 — Drs. Sanatan Golden, PT, DPT, CSCS and Ray McClanahan DPM, and their respective staff at Therapeutic Associates Downtown Portland and Northwest Foot and Ankle are … Continue reading FREE Barefoot Running Clinic “Have Mercy On Your...
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Elite Distance Runners Rave About Correct Toes

(Portland, OR, 6/29/2012) — Correct Toes the revolutionary toe-spacing product designed by sports podiatrist Ray McClanahan—have found their way onto the feet of a prominent group of elite, Oregon-based runners. Dr. McClanahan, himself a former elite distance runner, thought Correct Toes might be helpful in improving performance and reducing injuries in this talented group, so … Continue reading Elite Distance Runners Rave...
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