Steve Prefontaine embodied the agent of change for the athlete in sport. His cause was fair pay for athletes and was a leader in helping establish an amateur athletics union. It is never easy to speak out against the powers that be. Although political causes have grabbed the public eye fairness and treatment amongst […]
Edose Ibadin will be working between his track career at Arlington Foot and Ankle. He runs for the District Track Club while pursuing his grad degree in Software Engineering at Towson University. The Club allows athletes to pick up part time jobs while they are training and it was a perfect fit for our new […]
This month Ben Pearl, DPM (Arlington,VA) became the team podiatrist for the District Track Club in Washington DC. The team is managed and coached by former American University coach Matt Centrowitz and Tom Brumlik. The team focus is to develop Olympic and World Championships Contenders but also engage the running community as positive health and […]
Video describes the use of amnion growth factor injections for tendon injuries. The patient had a peroneal tendon injury after a fracture repair in his ankle.The tendon was visualized with diagnostic ultrasound and the iarea of injury was injected with the healing amnion tissue growth factors.
Doctor Ben Pearl, a Virginia podiatrist, discusses strategies for avoiding lower extremities sports injuries. He reviews the factors that lead to stress fractures in the feet and legs, knee injuries, iliotibial bands syndrome and plantar fasciitis. He also reviews training strategies after obtaining a injury and steps recuperate faster including epat and growth factors. See more
PODIATRISTS IN THE COMMUNITY VA Podiatrist Volunteers at SUNY Cross Country Camp Ben Pearl, DPM spent last week at the State University of New York (SUNY) New Paltz to help the coaching staff with lower extremity injuries during the cross country camp for high school students with aspirations of running on collegiate teams. Pearl, a former walk-on cross country runner at Indiana University, shared […]
Runners and patients in general have the most problems with either an arch that is too high and rigid or an arch that is too flexible and flat. In the rigid high arch foot the ground reactive forces are not handled well. They are generally but not always supinators in their walking and running gait. […]
Dr. Pearl to Present Sports Injuries & Regenerative Medicine Wed June 28 at Potomac River Running at Ballston Potomac River Running. It will be an opportunity to ask about your own lower extremity sports injuries as well as understand the fact and fiction surrounding regenerative medicine and various stem cell therapuies”.
Dr. Pearl will be taking time to spend with emerging collegiate runners at a cross country camp at SUNY New Paltz. The camp is designed to prepare the high school athletes for the rigors of college cross country, but from looking at the photos there will be plenty of fun too. As a walk on […]
We are in the sun season and this is a reminder to wear sunblock and hats to prevent skin cancer and precancerous lesions. Bob Marley’s story is a cautionary tale. loved playing soccer. He had a recurring sore nail on his right foot that kept falling off that was thought to related to playing soccer at first. The nail […]