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Heel Spurs – Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors

Heel Spur Pain

Heel Pain ICD-9 719.47  Heel Spur ICD-9 726.73 Heel Spurs – Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr. James Stoxen DC In this article is everything you ever wanted to know about Heel Spurs and more! Do you think you have a Heel Spur because you have Heel Pain? Does a heel spur even cause heel pain? Maybe the pain your having is plantar fasciitis? What is a Heel Spur, Foot Spur or … [Read more...]

Chondromalacia Patella / Cracking Knees or Runners Knee, Treatment and Prevention Tips from The Barefoot Running Doctor

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Chondromalacia Patella ICD-9 733.92 Chondromalacia Patella / Cracking Knees or Runners Knee, Knee Cap Pain! Treatment and Prevention Tips from The Barefoot Running Doctor Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr James Stoxen DC Do you experience knee pain when running? Do you have knee pain when bending? Does your knees crack when going up the stairs? You may have what athletes call Runners Knee, what non-athletes call Cracking Knees and what doctors call, Chondromalacia … [Read more...]

Morton’s Neuroma – Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors

Morton's Neuroma Pain

Morton’s Metatarsalgia ICD-9 355.6 Morton’s Neuroma - Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors  Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr. James Stoxen DC In this article is everything you ever wanted to know about Morton’s neuroma and more! Is your foot hurting? Do you have tingling in the feet or burning feet? Do you have foot aches and do you have toe numbness? The “Morton’s Metatarsalgia ICD-9 355.6” (pain between … [Read more...]

Shin Splints – Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors

Shin Splint Pain

Shin Splints - ICD-9 844.9 Shin Splints - Self Help Tips, Treatment and Prevention From The Barefoot Running Doctor at Team Doctors Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr James Stoxen DC In this article is everything you ever wanted to know about shin splints and more! Shin Splits ICD-9 844.9 are one of the most common causes of overuse leg injuries are also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), soleus syndrome, tibial stress syndrome, periostitis, exercise induced leg … [Read more...]

Barefoot Running Gets In Stride, By Nathan Klein The Daily Telegraph August 26, 2012

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  Barefoot running gets in stride Barefoot Running Gets In Stride by Nathan Klein The Daily Telegraph Sydney, Australia August 26, 2011 click here to view the link to the article IT'S the exercise phenomenon on track to be "bigger than bootcamps" - and you don't even have to buy shoes. Barefoot running is ditching its cult status and going mainstream. Long the domain of a select few believers who idolised the ethos spelled out in Christopher McDougall's best-seller Born … [Read more...]

Is Running Bad For Your Knees? Article In Barefoot Running Magazine

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  Is Running Bad For Your Knees? By Dr. James Stoxen DC Barefoot Running Magazine Summer 2012, Issue 5 pages 24-27 In this issue of the Barefoot Running Magazine you will find plenty of new info, tips, treats and stories. Leigh Rogers takes us through the pros and cons of organic food in the ‘Nutritional Nugget’, Chris Hunt – Pilates expert – explains the benefits and complementary nature of Pilates for runners with some exercises for you to try at home and Dr James Stoxen writes … [Read more...]

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT: Walk and Run For Life! Through Lever Mechanisms Or Spring Mechanisms? To Be Presented At The 6th Annual A5M Conference, Melbourne, Australia, August 18-19, 2012

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  Presentation Abstract Title: Walk and Run For Life! Through Lever Mechanisms Or Spring Mechanisms? To be presented at The 6th Annual A5M Conference In Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine Melbourne, Australia, A5M, Website click here August 18-19, 2012 By Dr. James Stoxen DC President, Team Doctors, Treatment and Training Center   Abstract Running, as decades of studies have shown, is one of the best ways for your patients to put distance between themselves and … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #14 My 8 Secrets To Improving Walking and Running Efficiency through Maximizing Human Spring

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My 8 Secrets To Improving Walking and Running Efficiency through Maximizing Human Spring Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr James Stoxen DC There are many causes of fatigue symptoms and reduced walking and running efficiency... During walking and running we burn most of our energy from muscle fatigue. So, if inefficiency in walking and running is an important cause of fatigue, then a logical first step to diagnosis fatigue would be to evaluate the reason why we could be … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #28 Self-Tests & Exercises To Reduce Over Pronation and Over Supination From Impacts During Walking and Running

Suspension System Muscles

  Exercise has long shown to improve health but not all exercise is healthy. Some doctors think just exercise alone without regard to what the exercise does is good enough. Wrong! Exercise such as running and even simple walking with over pronation or over supination can actually do you more harm than good. Also, exercise of any kind with a locked spring puts you at risk for injury and theoretically causes stress, strain, wear, tear and inflammation of the area of … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #12 Is Running Bad For Your Knees? How Does The Body Spring Back Safely From Impacts Of Running and Walking?

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Is Running Bad For Your Knees? How Does The Body Spring Back Safely From Impacts Of Running and Walking? Running and walking involve impact with the ground. Doctors and scientists currently believe the body resists impacts as a lever mechanism. Hmmmmm I guess I should beleive it.   Its in the book! The lessons taught in medical schools, medical books and scientific papers about how the body works and how it breaks down, though based on modern medical constructs, just didn't add … [Read more...]

Cracking Achy Knee Pain or Chondromalacia Patella – Treatment and Prevention Tips from The Barefoot Running Doctor

Knee Pain

  Chondromalacia Patella ICD-9 733.92 What is chondromalacia patella? Athletes and trainers call it runners or jumpers knee. Non-athletes call it cracking knees. Doctors call it chondromalacia patella. It has many names which confuse people.  Some people even split up the word as chondro malacia patella but it should be chondromalacia patella. chondromalacia patella or CMP, sometimes called anterior knee pain; patellofemoral pain syndrome; patellar tendinitis; patellar … [Read more...]

What Songs Do You Listen To When Running?

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    What are the top three songs you listen to when running? When you run barefoot, part of the analysis of form and technique is to hear the sound your foot makes on impact. By listening very carefully and making adjustments to the tension of your landing gear you can soften up your landing from a bang and a twist to a spring.... When it comes to running efficiency and reduction of injurious conditions... The "SPRING IS THE THING" As a reporter I met from the 'Malaysia Star', … [Read more...]

THE BAREFOOT DOCTOR: ARTICLE IN MALAYSIAN BUSINESS MAY 16TH, 2012

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  Interview by Sharmila Valli Narayanan May 16, 2012 Dr James Stoxen is a well-known figure among rock stars and celebrities in the United States. He is a star in the world of chiropractors and an advocate of running barefoot. Sharmila Valli Narayanan meets up with the man with the magic touch who literally brings back the spring to your step. Chiropractor Dr James Stoxen DC is a strong advocate of running barefoot. According to him, most of us walk wrongly, which, in turn, … [Read more...]

Interview Of Dr. James Stoxen DC By Chris Russell On “RunRunLive Podcast Episode 220″

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Interview Of Dr James Stoxen DC By Chris Russell On "RunRunLive Podcast Episode 220" April 13, 2012  Listen to the Podcast Below   Intro: Hello and welcome to the blue grass of Kentucky podcast, where the grass isn’t really blue, but it is a very comforting shade of green.  From the air coming into Lexington much of it looks like a high-end golf course, without greens or sand traps. There is a meandering river that has carved itself into the landscape and you can see the layers … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #175 Barefoot Running? What If I Step On Something? part 2

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  As you can see in the video when I was barefoot running on the trail I was meandering around the rocks.  This adds another dimension to the barefoot running. When you are running barefoot you have to watch where you step. This adds an extra dynamic to the 'running training' What that means is if you have shoes on you don't pay much where you are stepping or the environment. Just running perhaps listening to your ipod and the latest music. I try to get into the training … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #174 Barefoot Running? What If I Step On Something?

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  Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #174 What If I Step On Something? part 1 Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 As the barefoot running doctor one of the first things people ask me is: Aren't you worried about stepping on something? such as: a piece of glass? a rock? a syringe? (crazy as if there are syringes all over the place?) When you are running with shoes on you don't have to worry so much about stepping on those things but when … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #169 How To Land Your Foot When Walking, Running And Barefoot Running

Dr. James Stoxen DC explains the best way to land your foot.

  The next tip I'm going to share with you is the correct way to land your foot. The body is the mass and the speed of which we are running is the acceleration. The force of the landing is how the mass engages with the human spring. There are three ways your foot can land your foot with your bodyweight and the relation of your spring mechanism: 1. The first way is when your mass is behind the spring. I call this a deceleration spring landing. It's also called 'breaking' in … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #172 Sticks And Stones Won’t Break My Barefoot Running Bones

Dr. Stoxen uses leaves as an obstacle to increase balance and coordination

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #172 Sticks And Stones Won't Break My Barefoot Running Bones Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011   What if you step on something? I get that asked a lot! I do step on things. Little rocks, sticks, seeds and stuff. When my foot feels the tiny thing (I run around bigger things) my skin is so aware of "things" that my reflexes pull me right off it before I feel anything that would take me off stride. I step on … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #171 Barefoot Footprints In The Sand – What They Can Tell You About Your Walking and Running Form And Technique

Dr. James Stoxen DC Analyzes His Footprint In The Sand

  Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #171 Footprints In The Sand - What They Can Tell You About Your Barefoot Running Form And Technique Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 What you can do while running in sand or a more solid ground with sand on the top, is to analyze your footprint to determine how your biomechanics are and what your step looks like. By looking at your imprints in the sand you can determine whether the step was primarily a … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #173 Can You Run Barefoot On Rock, Concrete or Asphalt?

Dr. James Stoxen DC Runs On A Rocky Surface

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #173 Can You Run Barefoot On Rocks? Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 A big concern when running barefoot on hard surfaces is the high amount of impact or force on the body. The body's human spring is a natural protective mechanism that allows you run on hard surfaces. Joint damage from running on hard surfaces is a result of the person's protective mechanism being broken down, or locked. The first step is to release the … [Read more...]

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