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Forefoot vs. Rearfoot Strike Debate in Gainesville

Forefoot vs. Rearfoot Strike Debate in Gainesville This post is just a few brief thoughts on a very complicated topic. I understand it’s not very sexy to make a post saying, “it depends”, but this is not a black and white issue. Those people that have made it appear black and white are deluding themselves,…

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The Significant Inverse Link Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality

The Significant Inverse Link Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Mortality A new paper in the Journal of the American Medical Association looked at the relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and death in 122,000 Americans from 1991 to 2014. Highlights from the paper include: 1. The highest level performers of CRF had an 80% reduction in risk…

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Hip weakness and knee pain in Gainesville

HIP WEAKNESS AND KNEE PAIN in Gainesville Greetings! So I was treating a novice female bodybuilder a couple days ago who wants to start running. The problem is that when she gets over 5 miles, her knees start to hurt. After an evaluation we learned that the outside muscles (abductors) of her hips were weak.…

Is This Shoe Good For Me in Gainesville?

Is This Shoe Good For Me in Gainesville? Imagine you’re back in high school chemistry. You take 5 units of compound A and mix it with 5 units of compound B. You knew exactly what chemical reaction you were going to get. Unfortunately, the consistency that exists in a chemistry lab does not exist when…

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Non-Clinician’s Guide to Ankle Dorsiflexion in Gainesville

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 test it and what to do about it. This is the “non-clinician’s” version. If you are a clinician, or want to read the references behind anything I have said below, please…

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Clinicians Guide to Ankle Dorsiflexion in Gainesville

Clinicians Guide to Ankle Dorsiflexion in Gainesville Imagine running, squatting or going downstairs in a ski boot. Do you think your legs and pelvis would move differently? Have you ever tried to do those things with ski boots on? It’s pretty tough. What if you were allowed to loosen the boot a little? There would…