Yea, why are Crocs so expensive, anyway?$50…for THIS thing? A glorified rubber slipper that looks like a boat?That’s exactly what I thought when I first saw Crocs. But as soon as I put them on, I was floored.Crocs can be a bit pricey, but they are totally worth it. They’re like walking on marshmallows and […]
Does Dry Cupping Work for Plantar Fasciitis?
Dry cupping is a method used to relieve pain associated with plantar fasciitis. The pain relief experienced is a product of the suction that pulls the tissues and lifts them for increased circulation to restore the elasticity to your tissues. It also promotes rapid healing by lubricating the tissues, removing toxins, and eliminating muscle knots.If […]
Are Crocs Good for Flat Feet (The VERY Complicated Truth)?
“Are Crocs good for flat feet?”YES THEY ARE…and no, maybe they aren’t.I know that’s confusing. Don’t worry, I’ll explain. I’ve had flat feet all my life. Since switching to Crocs about 5 years ago at work, I’ve noticed a night and day difference. My ankles and feet don’t hurt, my knees aren’t as sore, and […]
Are Crocs Good For Plantar Fasciitis (Complete Deep Dive)?
Unless you’ve got a cat on call 24/7 to massage your feet, you’re going to need to reduce the symptoms of plantar fasciitis with a comfortable shoe.Enter: CrocsThere’s a TON of misinformation out there about Crocs and plantar fasciitis, so I decided to do some digging.Aside from my years of experience wearing (and loving) Crocs, […]
Are Crocs Non-Slip (And Who Should Wear Them)?
Are Crocs non-slip?Yes and no.Some Crocs are non-slip, and others will leave you lying on your back in the middle of the breakroom at work.Ask me how I know…Don’t worry, it’s really easy to tell which ones are non-slip.I bought my first pair 3 years ago and haven’t looked back since. In this guide, I’ll […]
Are Crocs Good for Standing All Day
Have you caught the croc bug yet? If so, you’re in good company. The lightweight, airy shoe style has caught the attention of many healthcare workers, teachers, and other workers who spend a significant amount of time on their feet each day.Those who know of crocs but don’t like them are often appalled by the […]
Why Do My Feet Hurt in the Morning?
The arches and heels of my feet hurt, what do I do? A simple no nonsense summary of why your feet hurt and what you should do about it. Foot PainIn our previous article we discussed arch pain. The anatomy and biomechanics involved, the causes of the pain and how it can affect your running […]
Running Vs Walking – The Do’s The Dont’s and Everything In-Between
A look at the pros and cons of running and walking as a form of exercise. Including injury types and strategies to prevent acute or chronic injuries. If we think of exercise we think of running. We visualize a lovely spring morning, a lovely lady jogging through a picturesque setting of green hills – she […]
Orthotics for Runners: Are They Worth it?
I need to be honest for a minute. This article was inspired by a friend of mine. Some time back he asked me a very specific and somewhat random question…“Can custom orthotics help alleviate joint pain?”And do you know what my answer was? I don’t know. Because at the time, I didn’t know. It was […]
What’s Causing My Arch Pain?
The arches in my feet hurt, what do I do?A simple no nonsense summary of why your feet hurt and what you should do about it. Let’s have a chat… As runners we are almost guaranteed to struggle with some form of injury at some point of our running careers. Some of us have recurring […]
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