RUNNING FOR REAL'S PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH DR. TOM MICHAUD
As you age, many things about your body change. Keeping it healthy so that you can continue to run as long as you live is a valiant effort. . Optimally, correct exercise will help prevent the need for long periods of recovery or invasive surgeries.
TINA MUIR, creator of the Running for Real website, interviews Dr. Michaud about what you can do to stay healthy as you age. As you listen to this episode of the Running for Real podcast, you will quickly discover that Tom is an expert in his field who has a desire to help and heal others.
This interview covers topics from Dr. Michaud's book, Human Locomotion, including the evolutionary adaptations in our anatomical structure, specifically of the foot, lower extremity, and pelvis, differences in structure between sprinters and runners and how that might affect your treatment strategy, barefoot vs shod training and running, pros and cons of stretching, and how an altered gait pattern can affect common dysfunctions at the hip and knee.
Nick Studholme and Adam Wolfe talk with Tom about a range of subjects, including the use of focal muscle vibration to evaluate low back pain patients, when and when not to use orthotics, and the ToePro Foot/Ankle Exercise Platform.