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 […]