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All About Feet Library

This is a library of every article written by a FAANT doctor or staff in the last few years. The collection is quite extensive and there are some overlapping articles, but basically this is everything you ever wanted to know about your feet and ankles! Throw in some running and triathlon advice mixed in with all about shoes and socks; and you have a FAANT lasagna of articles. Enjoy!

PS. If you want more content, send us an email and we will blog or write about it.

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  • Heel Pain Slowing Your Runs? Why do so many runners suffer from heel pain? Shoe technology has advanced remarkably in the last 20 years, but chronic plantar fasciitis has not subsided!
  • Got Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness? It's the day after the marathon. You get out of bed feeling like you should have gotten the license plate of the truck that just ran over you. You find you can walk small steps but notice you can go upstairs but downstairs is nearly impossible.Does this sound familiar? I think every runner who races has felt this pain I'm describing at one time or another. It could be after a marathon, a PR in the 5K or just an extra hard track workout. Why is this? What did you do wrong? How could you have done differently so this post-race soreness wasn't so acute? Or is this the price you pay for a fast time? Let's explore delayed onset muscle soreness.
  • Winter Court Sports Can Equal Foot and Ankle Pain! With the pounding and movements that feet, ankles and the Achilles and other tendons around the ankle endure, court sports such as basketball, racquetball and tennis present unique problems for athletes, whether they're a professional athlete or weekend warriors.
  • Goal Setting Motivates Your Training Success A very smart person once said that a goal not written down is just a mere wish. I passionately believe this is true and have proven the power behind written goals in many aspects of my personal and professional life.
  • Surviving Injuries With A Twist! Let's face it, there will be a day when you get injured. Just like the fact that there are 2 kinds of cyclists: those who have fallen and those that will fall!
  • Does Every Runner Need Foot Orthotics? The foot is a very complex structure which when functioning optimally supports and balances the weight of the entire body. Walking alone puts up to 1.5 times one's body weight on the foot.
  • Knee Pain Slowing Your Run to A Crawl? What is Patellofemoral syndrome? Patellofemoral pain a.k.a. chondramalacia patella is the most common running-related knee problem.
  • Preventing Athletic Injuries On The Run There are general rules for injury prevention that must be followed to avoid loss of training due to injury. Consistency and gradual incremental increases are key!
  • 19 Tips To Running Faster We may not all be destined to be elite runners, but most of us feel pretty psyched when we see improvements. The older I get the more I look to small improvements for motivation.
  • To Stretch or Not to Stretch: That is the Question The jury is still out when it comes to stretching in the running community. I have been running for almost 30 years with coaches on levels, all of them told us to stretch daily to avoid injury.