Virginia Podiatrist Talks With XC Camp

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

Doctor Pearl’s Sports Medicine talk With XC Camp

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 […]

Foot Orthotics for Runners

orthotic pic for blog & running orthotic segment

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. […]