Health

Step into the new year with the right shoes

If the shoe fits, you're on the right track to achieving your resolution for a healthier 2019, according to a podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine. He offers tips for picking the right shoe no matter what your physical ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Researchers compare running economy in Nike shoe, track spikes

In 2014, shoe giant Nike began developing a shoe for elite marathon runners to help them run a marathon in under two hours. In September, a Kenyan running the Berlin Marathon came close with a world record time of 2:01:39.

Health

Safety first when running outdoors

(HealthDay)—Between the fresh air and the interesting scenery, running outdoors can be invigorating. But there are safety precautions to take when you leave a protected indoor environment.

Health

Pack the right shoe for your summer vacation

Summer is here and if you're ready to jump in feet first, be sure you're wearing the right shoes. A podiatrist at Baylor College of Medicine offers tips on finding the right shoe for different types of summer vacations.

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Rocker bottom shoes help reduce chronic low back pain

Researchers of the Sports Physiotherapy master's degree at Valencia's CEU Cardenal Herrera university report that unstable rocker shoes improve the strength of back muscles in order to maintain balance and stability when ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Laser shoes prevent 'freezing' in Parkinson patients

Freezing of gait, an absence of forward progression of the feet despite the intention to walk, is a debilitating symptom of Parkinson's disease. Laser shoes that project a line on the floor to the rhythm of the footsteps ...

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