Golden Harper Debunks Conventional Running Myths

Fit Foot U w/Dr. Pearl: Golden Harper, running expert and creator of Altra Shoes, describes how traditional shoe selection concepts of pronation, supination, and stabilization are outdated. He believes one of the important characteristics for choosing running shoes is based on keeping a centered upper body over a more naturally flowing gait.

Splints & Bracing 101

Virtual Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Fitting, Utilizing Compression Socks, Sleeves and Splints on 1/14 at 6:30 pm EST. OS1st President Dave Higgins in conjunction with Dr. Ben Pearl will be hosting a virtual workshop from the OS1st showroom.  There will be a discussion on protocols for measuring and fitting splints, compressive socks and fabrics. […]

Functional Foot Medicine

Functional Foot Medicine has become a thought process championed by biomechanics experts and quickly being integrated into practices of astute doctors. The concept of connectivity with the foot and body is nothing new. Everyone has heard the song with the phrase the foot bone’s connected to the leg bone… The new dialogue concerns integrating motor […]

Dr. Ben Pearl Injecting Umbilical Cord Growth Factors

Ben Pearl, DPM recently affiliated with the nonprofit Veterans in Pain. The mission of the organization is to treat Veterans with chronic pain with some of the new regenerative medicine technologies. It is a certified resource for the Wounded Warrior Project. Dr. Pearl said he likes the commitment these individuals have shown and would like […]