Pes Cavus

Pes Cavus

Roughly 90% of all feet are flat to some degree. Phrased another way, most people overpronate to some degree. These feet are more prone to problems of hypermobility; they will develop bunions and hammertoes more regularly and have more pain in the posterior tibial...
Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

Fifth Metatarsal Fractures

One of the more common foot and ankle fractures is that of the fifth metatarsal. The metatarsals are the bones which make up the majority of the foot and, as such, bear a lot of force from normal use. The fifth metatarsal is the bone directly behind the pinky toe and...
Custom Orthotic vs. OTC

Custom Orthotic vs. OTC

These days many drugstores, shoe store or sporting goods retailers have shelves full of orthotics claiming to cure your foot problems.  Some stores even have machines to “measure” your feet claiming to give you a “custom” fit.  Specialty stores with celebrity...
Frisco Triathlon Race Report

Frisco Triathlon Race Report

When I first moved up here, the new Frisco Triathlon seemed like the most fun race I could imagine. Combining stand-up paddleboarding, mountain biking, and trail running, this is a unique event in a gorgeous setting. At distances of 3k, 5k, and 10k, the race is...