Research in the rapidly expanding field of regenerative medicine has found promising uses for amnion tissue in the form of amnion injections to heal foot and ankle injuries. Amnion tissue contains proteins that have anti-inflammatory proteins and growth factors. The cells have little immunogenic activity which means there is no issue with rejection. I battled my […]
Dr. Pearl discusses diabetes research grants that Dr. Armstrong is involved in. Yong Li, engineer and founder of OLT Footcare, reviews 3D Print orthotics and future innovations for diabetics. Fit Foot U w/Dr. Pearl: Diabetes Awareness: Dr. David Armstrong and OLT 3-D Orthotic Printing
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of Altra Shoes, describes how traditional shoe selection concepts of pronation, supination, and stabilization are outdated.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.
Fit Foot U w/Dr. Pearl: Golden Harpers Secrets to Running with Bad Knees Golden Harper reviews some secrets of running with arthritic knees with Dr. Ben Pearl.
Vernon shares his thoughts on staying healthy inside and outside the NFL. He discusses the mentality it took to overcome obstacles to become a better team player on and off the field. Vernon also breaks down his current diet and health regime.
Dr. Pearl and running expert/Altra Creator, Golden Harper, describes how a strong, flat arch can perform very well in many competitive and elite runners.
Check out Dr. Pearl and Dr. Jay Spector as they discuss running injuries such as shin splints and proper running techniques. Dr. Spector uses video analysis in his sports medicine practice located in Atlanta, GA. https://youtu.be/cJvq49bKZfE
Those that troll the Internet are certainly aware of “the pimple popper.” These videos have garnered more than a cult following. Popping pimples may work for skin acne but dealing with a ganglion cyst in the foot is more complicated. We weight bear on our foot subjecting it to shearing forces in addition to […]
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 […]
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 […]