Stress Fracture Of the Second Metatarsal – Self Help Tips to Treatment and Prevention from The Barefoot Running Doctor

Stress Fracture (2nd Metatarsal) ICD-9 829.0 Stress Fracture Of the Second Metatarsal - Self Help Tips to Treatment and Prevention from The Barefoot Running Doctor Tips For Better Health Ask the doctor, Dr James Stoxen DC With an increase in public interest in physical fitness, clinical practitioners are diagnosing  stress fractures of the foot or metatarsal stress fractures with greater frequency. First described by Aristotle in 200 BC, stress fractures were initially recorded in … [Read more...]

What Songs Do You Listen To When Running?

    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 #75 The Deep Tissue Treatment Dr. James Stoxen DC Uses For 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...]

Wiggles Pickles n’ Foot Tickles By Jaya J: Spring Of Youth

    Wiggles Pickles n' Foot Tickles by Jaya J: Spring Of Youth May 24, 2012 click here to view post on Jaya J's blog site This is the first blog post from the writer who is preparing the feature story for the Malasia Star, the largest English paper in Malaysia. I think she's got it and can put a comical entertaining spin on it as well well for all the Wiggle fans in Malaysia. This should add some color to the blue, red, yellow and red Wiggles and the Human … [Read more...]

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

  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...]

Video Tutorial # 99 What Is The Best Way To Lace Your Shoes?

    Today i'm going to talk about how to lace a shoe. That might sound kind of strange because most of them are already laced when you get them. You might think the company laces them correctly when you get them but that is not always true. I have a tricky way of lacing shoes that will make them fit perfectly, snug and make the shoe a better support mechanism when you need it.   What we have here is a Drew shoe and it has a lacing system that starts over … [Read more...]

ARTICLE, NYCC SPINAL COLUMN: NYCC Chiropractor, Dr. Amir Majidi DC Embracing Human Spring Approach, How I Got My Wiggle Back and our 48 hour Trip to Malaysia

  Hi Friends This is a really great article in the New York Chiropractic College newsletter, The Spinal Column, about a young chiropractor, Dr Amir Majidi DC, who has embraced the Human Spring Theory, and has become one of my research assistants, then traveled 32 hours to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to help me lecture in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, April 27 – 29, 2012.  click here Enjoy the article, below! New York Chiropractic College May 2012 edition Title: Depew Intern Embraces … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #133 Circle Walk, Jog, Run And Sprint

    Modern society has removed the twists and turns out of our daily life. We walk on sidewalks, roadsides, hallways and treadmills. We no longer have as much uneven terrain to stimulate the receptors, which help with the balance of strength in the sides of our foot stabilizers. This exercise is excellent for redeveloping the muscles, which have atrophied due to a lack of use. An exercise you can do to strengthen the spring suspension system muscles is Circle … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Tour Team Doctors With Dr. James Stoxen DC And Music Legend, George Daniels

  Watch above in this video of Dr Stoxen touring music legend, George Daniels around the Team Doctors Chiropractic Treatment and Training Center. This is the legendary George Daniels from Chicago and the Owner of George's Music Room. Simply a Chi-town legend and everybody's "Uncle G" from the G-Spot Radio Show.    Click here to watch one of  Dr. Stoxen's interviews on the G-Spot Radio Show with George Daniels and Caryn Lee  Dr. James Stoxen DC owns and operates … [Read more...]

Dr. James Stoxen DC Appointed a Weekly Contributor To The Natural Cures Website www.naturalcures.com

  Dr. James Stoxen DC has been asked be a contributor to the natural cures website (www.naturalcures.com) The nature cures blog offers paid subscribers a whole range of extra benefits such as acess to a library of information from a range of selected professionals. Other contributors to the natural cures blog are: Ronnie Cummins Director of the Organic Consumers Association Dr. Theresa Dale Ph.D., DNS, C.C.N., N.P. Certified Clinical Nutritionist Traditional Naturopathic … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #145 Proper Positioning When Running

  For proper positioning, the toe must point in direction you are running.  The "toe out" is poor alignment of the body during running and suggestive of a compensation for a locked spring.   For more information on proper running form, visit Tutorial #166 Second Toe Should Point At The Target During Walking, And Running Both Barefoot And Shod … [Read more...]

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

  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?

  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 #152 Ricochet Box Jump

    This exercise develops the foot, it's arch and ankle with a twisting motion. Controlled performance is a must. This exercise will help you with your foot, arch and ankle to gain stability, agility and coordination with activities of living and your performance in sports.     … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #151 Lateral Cone Jumps

Lateral Cone Jumps Taken from excerpt from the book, 'how I got my wiggle back' From side to side jump over three or four markers (cones) keeping your legs together and throwing your arms upward. Strive for maximum height and concentrate on landing midfoot or forefoot. Don't rest between jumps. Form is so important while performing any of these exercises. Have you ever seen those heroic scenes of elite marathon runners willing themselves over the finishing line? In some of the … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 142 Improve Your Jumping Ability And Supercharge The Human Spring With Speed Bounds

Here’s an example of impact exercises that are performed to be able to maximize the spring strength for jumping. They are called speed bounds. You definitely need an intact human spring mechanism to do these training drills. As you can see in the video he’s jumping on 1 foot and throwing his body into very high velocity jumps or bounds. In these jumps he can put an impact of between 5 to 10 times the bodyweight. So if this man weighs 180 pounds the impact force is close to 1500 … [Read more...]

Anthony Field, From The Wiggles, Shares How You Can Get Your Wiggle Back Too, On WITI, FOX6 WakeUp Morning Show

  watch the full video interview here Anthony Field joins FOX6 WITI  Wake Up Morning Show WakeUp to discuss his health struggles and book, How I Got my Wiggle Back: A Memoir of Healing. Learn how you can get your wiggle back. … [Read more...]

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

  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 #170 Running In Circles Will Get You Somewhere

Dr James Stoxen DC shares and demonstrates Video Tutorial #170 Running In Circles Will Get You Stronger In The Barefoot Running Arena Coco Cay, Bahamas November 9, 2011 'Circle runs' can increase the strength of your Spring Suspension System muscles. Watch below another demonstration of 'Circle Runs' in slow motion to see the form and technique involved. The Spring Suspension System muscles move in other directions additionally to forward, backward, plantar flexion and dorsi … [Read more...]

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