Overpronation and Knee Pain?

My doctor told me my knee pain is due to my overpronation.  He did not explain what overpronation means or how it could be causing my knee pain.  My questions are; If I overpronate then what is normal?  Why is overpronation bad for my knee?  How do orthotics help correct my overpronation? The below [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:17+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Do Flat Feet Cause Foot or Arch Pain?

Recently a 13 year old non-athlete came to our clinic complaining of left sided foot/arch pain the occurs if he is on his feet for extended periods of time and he wears non-supportive shoes such as flip flops or VANS.  We asked him the typical questions that someone with plantar fasciitis would answ [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:19+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Foot/Heel Injuries|0 Comments

Top 10 Truths about Running that Might Surprise You

  How do I prevent Running Injuries?   Running injuries have long been associated with biomechanical factors such as excessive impact forces and excessive pronation.  Recently, many so called experts have made a giant leap of faith and proclaimed that heel-toe running has more impact for [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:28+00:00 September 17th, 2015|Running Injuries, Training|4 Comments

Custom Orthotics, Biomechanics, Overpronation and Running Injuries

Custom orthotics also known as custom insoles or even custom foot beds are commonly prescribed and used in the treatment of running and other athletic injuries involving the lower extremity.  Your lower extremity consists of your hip, thigh, knee, leg, calf, ankle and foot.  Custom insoles can be us [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:28+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Running Injuries|0 Comments

Biomechanics of Chondromalacia, Patella Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) and Patella Tracking Errors

A patient recently asked “Hi I'm Santiago, an avid runner. I've done a few of your trail runs (which were awesome) and i follow dirt devils on face book and I have to say its awesome reading all the informative things you post. Thanks for that. I'm a Palm Springs native and so far all doctors are no [...]

By | 2018-03-22T10:52:37+00:00 February 19th, 2014|Running Injuries, Training|0 Comments