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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...]

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 #201 Can You Pass The Foot Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test? (Posterior View)

The Foot Ankle Alignment Test (back view)

  Dr. James Stoxen DC of Chicago IL, USA and  Dr. Amir Majidi Dc of  Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 29, 2012 at a park Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Today I am going to help you evaluate if your Human Spring Suspension System muscles are weak by doing the Foot and Ankle Alignment Test. Dr. Amir Majidi Dc from Toronto, Canada, my research assistant will be demonstrating for you how to execute the test. This is the sister test to the Foot-Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #200 Can You Pass The Foot Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test? (Front View)

Ideal Foot/Ankle Alignment

Dr. James Stoxen DC of Chicago IL, USA and Dr. Amir Majidi Dc of  Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 29, 2012 at a park Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Today I am going to help you evaluate if your Human Spring Suspension System muscles are weak by doing the Foot and Ankle Alignment Test. This is the sister test to the Foot-Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test (Posterior) Dr. Amir Majidi Dc from Toronto, Canada, my research assistant will be demonstrating for you how to execute the test. The … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #75 The Deep Tissue Treatment Dr. James Stoxen DC Uses For Shin Splints

Dr. James Stoxen DC Demonstrates How To Relieve Shin Splints

   Dr. James Stoxen DC Demonstrates The Deep Tissue Treatment He Uses For Shin Splints   Today i'm going to talk about Shin Splints. I am going to show you how to get some relief from the pain from shin splints by doing some deep tissue work. This is helpful if you have major or minor shin splints. This is exactly what I do with patients in my office which means i'm teaching you all of my tricks. First you find the shin which is located in the picture … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #87 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help Deep Tissue Of The Ankle Mortise

Pressure point of the ankle mortise

When your Human Spring is released then the forces are loaded deep into the spring. This means: You get maximum loading maximum protection maximum energy for efficiency The body is a giant spring with 7 floors of springs: The arch The subtalar joint The ankle mortise The knee The hip The spine The head-neck Today we are going to release the third floor which is the ankle mortise. This is where the ankle bone or the edge of the distal edge of the tibia meets … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #83 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help Deep Tissue Treatment Above The Big Toe And Second Toe

Release point above the big toe and second toe, knuckle

  Release The Muscle Spasms and Stiffness Between The Big Toe And Second Toe The Human Spring is built into the body. It helps to absorb the force of the landings. When the body is not moving correctly or if the body is moving in ways that it was not engineered to move in then the Human Spring becomes locked. This can happen in a variety of ways. wearing shoes that do not fit our feet wearing high heel shoes abnormal walking patterns weak feet Today I am going … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #84 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Scissor Stretching Of The Feet

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  The Human Spring is a concept I developed based on the fact that the body is like a spring mechanism. When you Impact with the ground our body mass comes down with a certain amount of acceleration which creates a force on the body that actually deforms the shape and stores energy during this deformation process. When you push off of the ground it releases that deformity and returns back to it's original shape. Stretching the foot can help to increase the depth of the loading … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #82 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help Deep Tissue Treatment Under The Big Toe And Second Toe

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Most of the weight is felt over the Big toe and the second toe. The force or mass of the Human Spring impacts these two areas the greatest. Today we will focus on the Big toe and the second toe. See Below the Deep Tissue Point:   click here to go to the next self help top video tutorial #83 Like this article? We will send the next one to you.  Register for our updates below: Please share your comments below and include your web site everyone can check you … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #81 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates How To Self-Help Deep Tissue Treatment Of The Ankle (Subtalar Joint Outside)

Subtalar Joint Outside Deep Tissue Point

  The subtalar joint (STJ) is also known as the talocalcaneal joint. In explaining subtalar joint anatomy, it is  located at in the rearfoot.    The subtalar ankle joint is comprised of the calcaneus (heel bone) and the talus, the bone that sits above it. Also known as the talocalcaneal joint, the subtalar joint is actually three separate articulations between the two bones. The subtalar joint makes up the foundation of our body so if there is a problem with joint movement,, ankle … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #80 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates How To Self-Help Deep Tissue Treatment Of The Ankle (Subtalar Joint Inside)

Deep Tissue Points Subtalor Joint

  The subtalar joint (STJ) is also known as the talocalcaneal joint. In explaining subtalar joint anatomy, it is located at in the rearfoot. The subtalar ankle joint is comprised of the calcaneus (heel bone) and the talus, the bone that sits above it. Also known as the talocalcaneal joint, the subtalar joint is actually three separate articulations between the two bones. The subtalar joint makes up the foundation of our body so if there is a problem with joint movement,, ankle joint … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #79 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help, Deep Tissue Treatment Of The Gluteus Medius Muscle of the Hip

Gluteus Medius Muscles

One of the most common injuries or cause of injuries in runners that I see is Gluteus Medius weakness, resulting in the gluteus medius muscle becoming strained, tightened and/or leading to a specific Gluteus Medius injury or compensatory injuries down the kinetic chain such as knee joint pain,  foot pain and ankle pain. Releasing and Strengthening this important stabilizer will help decrease running or walking overuse injuries. Releasing and Strengthening the Human Spring is one of the more … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #78 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help, Deep Tissue Treatment Of The Knee Popliteus Muscle

Dr. James Stoxen DC

  Are your knees swollen or do you haven chronic knee pain ? Do you have patella groove pain or infra patellar pain? What I have found in treating patients with pain in the knee is that the knee inflammation and  intense knee pain could be caused by a locking of the Human Spring. In the video below I will demonstrate and explain how to release the knee Popliteus Muscle.   Today i'm going to share with you how to release the popliteus muscle or the knee. The muscle … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #77 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates How to Self Adjust Your Toes

Dr James Stoxen DC Releases The Toes

At the age of 27 I suffered from pain and fatigue. I developed foot and toe pain, sharp leg pain, lower hip pain and even knee cap pain. Every weight bearing joint was killing me!  My knees were cracking with every step. Not to mention having foot lock.  I sounded like a cricket! I couldn’t lift without severe lower back pain afterwards. I was a 27 year old doctor thinking, what are the causes of arthritis? I was thinking there has to be a treatment plan for pain! In my experience … [Read more...]

PRESENTATION ABSTRACT: Run For Life! Barefoot, The Second World Anti-Aging Medical Conference, Mexico City, Mexico 2011

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Presentation Abstract: Title: Run For Life! Barefoot Presented by Dr. James Stoxen DC                                                                                              To be presented at The Second World Anti-Aging Medical Conference February 4th-6th 2011 Mexico City, Mexico Running, as decades of studies have shown, is one of the best ways for your patients to put distance between themselves and the aging process. The medical quandary though has been determining when, … [Read more...]

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