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Newspaper Article: “Going Barefoot, Not As Simple As It Looks” Adelaide Advertiser By Callie Watson

Dr. James Stoxen DC featured in the Adelaide Advertiser

  Going Barefoot Not As Simple As It Looks By Callie Watson Adelaide Advertiser Newspaper August 27, 2012 Adelaide Australia WE all did it as children, but for most of us, the older we get, the less appealing running barefoot becomes. But the trend towards walking and running sans shoes is gaining momentum as high-profile supporters encourage others to ditch their trainers. Among them is Dr James Stoxen, a US chiropractor who presented at the Australasian Academy of Anti- … [Read more...]

Wiggles Pickles n’ Foot Tickles By Jaya J: Running Feet Naked

pickles and tickles

  Wiggles Pickles n’ Foot Tickles by Jaya J: Running Feet Naked May 31, 2012 BAREFOOT RUNNERS - TAKE NOTE  Jaya J, a journalist who interviewed me in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia just wrote her second blog post on her efforts to try the Human Spring Approach and barefoot running. click here  to view the post 'Running Feet Naked",  on Jaya J’s blog site When I met Jaya, less than a month ago she told me that  her doctors told her she had to quit running with or without shoes! Now … [Read more...]

What Songs Do You Listen To When Running?

music run

    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...]

Video Tutorial # 166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod

Dr. James Stoxen DC Barefoot Running Coco Cay, Bahamas

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 The first piece of advice I can give you in barefoot running is keeping your second toe pointing towards the target. The second toe is the axis where your weight distributes across the foot during running. When the foot lands it's the mass times the acceleration equals the force of the … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 154 Barefoot or Shod? Which one is better? The debate!

Current Standard of Care

  My presentation is titled 'Run For Life, Barefoot' because the shoe industry is promoting the various different high-tech implements and the adjustments to the human foot. The foot is perfect when we’re born and they’re making these claims that wearing their shoes will make you a better runner, it is safer and you will be able to run a for a lifetime. They market the shoes as some sort of anti-aging device or something that will allow you to prevent injuries. In reality 30 … [Read more...]

Dr. James Stoxen DC Will Be Speaking At The Barefoot Running Festival Symposium, April 14, 2012 Boston MA

barefoot running festival

  Dr. James Stoxen DC Will Be Speaking At The Barefoot Running Festival Symposium April 14 1-4pm Boston Public Library Rabb Lecture Hall 700 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02216 The Barefoot Running Symposium is presented by the New England Barefoot Runners. This symposium is available to the general public at no charge on a first come, first serve basis. This FREE event occurs during (and is part of) the 1st Annual Boston Barefoot Running Festival. This event showcases well … [Read more...]

I Have Heel Pain. Should I Give Up On Barefoot Running?

Subtalar Joint Outside Deep Tissue Point

Heel Pain ICD-9 719.47  Heel Spur ICD-9 726.73 I Have Heel Pain. Should I Give Up On Barefoot Running? Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr. James Stoxen DC Whatever your level of running, regular racing, fitness running, or occasional jogging, aches and pains are a part of the sport. While aches and pains should never be ignored, some are more significant than others because they signify chronic running injury. The most commonly injured areas include the arch and heel … [Read more...]

Chicago Tribune: “Naked Feel Is In Works For Shoes”, Dr Stoxen Predicts and Recommends Minimalist Shoes To Converse Japan, In 2007

Dr. James Stoxen DC

  Chicago Tribune, “Naked Feel Is In Works For Shoes”, Dr Stoxen Predicts and Recommends Minimalist Shoes To Converse Japan, In 2007 Humans have been running barefoot, walking barefoot or in minimal footwear (moccasins and sandals) since the beginning of time. And like all children you ran barefoot. “Minimalist footwear” such as five finger shoes or barefoot running sandals  have become popular of late, particularly in the barefoot running community. Research conducted on barefoot … [Read more...]

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