Treadmill versus Overground Running

Many studies have been conducted which have attempted to compare any differences between running outside / overground (OG) and that on a motorised treadmill (TM). The use of TM running at home and at the gym offer convenience and safety – especially when running barefooted in the dark, where it is easy to slip or put your foot into a … Continued

Vibram 5 Fingers

Active Life Podiatry have been authorised stockists for the much discussed and often maligned Vibram 5 Fingers (VFF). As stockist, therapist and occasional wearer/s of the minimal  ‘shoe’ the following is a summary of what we have learned about VFF.   These shoes were made to encourage a more grounded feel and could be used instead of regular shoes to mimic … Continued