Episode 27: Simon Spooner [Foot Orthotic Dosing]

Episode 27: Simon Spooner [Foot Orthotic Dosing]

This weeks guest was Simon Spooner. In this episode, we tried to highlight some of the limitations of foot orthoses research, and the way clinicians should be viewing all conclusions made in the context of said limitations. We talk about what “perfect” orthoses research may look like, the things we may want to ‘measure’ and […]

Episode 26: Howard Dananberg [Sagittal Plane Theory]

Episode 26: Howard Dananberg [Sagittal Plane Theory]

In this episode, Howard Dananberg tells us how he first starting thinking about sagittal plane mechanics in the context of ‘functional hallux limitus’ and how this influenced his practice over the last three decades. Audio Podcast: (download all episodes as podcasts here) About Howard Dananberg, DPM: Howard Dananberg DPM is a podiatrist who previously practiced […]

Episode 19: Bruce Williams [Plantar Pressures]

Episode 19: Bruce Williams [Plantar Pressures]

In this episode, we talked plantar pressures and pressure mapping with Bruce Williams Dr Bruce Williams DPM is from Indiana, USA. Bruce is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and owner of Breakthrough Podiatry in NorthWest Indiana. He utilises both in-shoe and pressure mat equipment within his clinic, has been doing […]

Episode 18: Nathan White and Robert Brown [Cycling]

Episode 18: Nathan White and Robert Brown [Cycling]

In this episode we talked cycling with Nathan White and Robert Brown. Rob Brown was former head Physio for the Orica-GreenEdge pro cycling team and now specialises in cycling analysis, injury and bike fit and Nathan White has worked closely with elite cyclists throughout Australasia and is co-founder of the custom made orthoses company Cobra9 […]

Episode 16: Izzy Moore [Running Economy]

Episode 16: Izzy Moore [Running Economy]

In this episode, we welcomed Dr Izzy Moore from Cardiff Metropolitan University and discussed how the body self-optimises running, whether we should change the way we run for performance gains, and what effects on performance may be if we are changing running technique in the context of injury. We also talked about running footwear in the […]

Episode 12: Martin McGeough and Artur Maliszewski [Foot Orthotic Labs]

Episode 12: Martin McGeough and Artur Maliszewski [Foot Orthotic Labs]

In this episode we talked with Artur Maliszewski (Footwork Podiatric Laboratory) and Martin McGeough (Firefly Orthoses) about life at the orthoses labs. We touched how they personally made the journey from graduating Podiatrists to lab owners, their labs involvement in research, the preferences of their customers with regards to negative impression capture (plaster of paris […]

Episode 11: James Dunne [Gait Retraining]

Episode 11: James Dunne [Gait Retraining]

In this episode, we talk about gait retraining in runners with James Dunne. James is a very well respected running coach and the owner of the Kinetic Revolution website and joined us to talk about why and when we might change someone’s running technique, and how we may go about doing it. It shouldn’t surprise […]