Regenerative Medicine: Amnion Growth Factor Injections

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 […]

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of Altra Shoes, describes how traditional shoe selection concepts of pronation, supination, and stabilization are outdated.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. […]