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Important New Article on Toe Strength and Falls in the Elderly

Important New Article on Toe Strength and Falls in the Elderly

In any given year, nearly 40 percent of seniors age 70 and older will fall at least once. Each fall increases the risk of sprains, strains, contusi...
Fascinating New Article by Dr. Tom Michaud

Fascinating New Article by Dr. Tom Michaud

THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT AGE-RELATED DECREASES IN RUNNING PERFORMANCE, examines the causes of age-related muscle loss (called sarcopenia) and what you can do to stay strong.


Interesting article by Dr. Tom Michaud on the ideal running form. click here to read the journal and the article.
NEW Video on How To Use the ToePro

NEW Video on How To Use the ToePro

We've created a new video with athlete and personal trainer Kim Nedeau ( showing the proper form to use with the ToePro exercise platform. It has interesting facts about the importance of the foot and ankle muscles, as well as drawings of the muscles that are used. Check it out HERE.

RUNNING FOR REAL Podcasts by Tina Muir

RUNNING FOR REAL Podcasts by Tina Muir

Tina Muir has created the RUNNING FOR REAL website for the running community and recently launched the Running for Real podcast series. Each series has up to 7 hours of interviews with 6 or 7 experts on specific topics, including: Mental Toughness Training, Coming Back From Injuries (Dr. Tom Michaud is one of the experts Tina interviews), Marathon Training, Running For Beginners, Running Nutrition, and Pregnancy/Postpartum Running.



Praise for Injury-Free running

From personal experience, I know that Dr. Michaud is an expert on the biomechanics of this wonderful sport. If you love running, you will love this book.

Uta Pippig, Olympian and three-time winner of the Boston Marathon

Dr. Michaud's experience with runners has been long running and highly praised. His vast knowledge of the human body and understanding of biomechanics will help you achieve your peak potential. This book is a great resource for athletes of all ages and abilities.

Joan Benoit-Samuelson, world record holder in the marathon from 1983-1985, gold medalist in the 1984 Olympics

Dr. Michaud kept me running through the toughest parts of my career. the information in this book can help runners of all levels remain injury-free.

Tegla Laroupe, women's world record holder in the marathon from 1998-2001


If you want to understand human locomotion from the beginning of bipedal steps to current research and technology in a very useful form that can be used every day, this is the text for you;  you will NOT be disappointed.

Tom Hyde, DC. Editor of "The Conservative Management of Sports Injuries", Williams & Wilkins Publishers.

Dr. Michaud's new book is a "tour de force" for anyone wishing to understand the locomotor system."

Craig Liebenson, DC. Author of "Rehabilitation of the Spine: A Practitioner's Manual", Williams & Wilkins Publishers.

Dr. Michaud explains everything we need to know about the gait cycle, it's evaluation, orthotics and treatment protocols. This book is a must read in our quest to help people live a more pain free life.

Warren Hammer, DC. Author of "Functional Soft Tissue Examination and Treatment by Manual Methods", Aspen Publishers.

This is absolutely the best source available on the mechanics, diagnosis, and conservative treatment of gait-related disorders. Whether you are a podiatrist, pedorthist, physical therapist or chiropractor, you must have this book.

Matt Dilnot, podiatrist. Cofounder of Equus Medical and past president of the Australian Podiatry Association.

This is by far the most thorough text on lower extremity biomechanics currently available. Highly recommended, both for students and clinicians.

Hylton Menz, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Foot and Ankle Research.