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Strength Training for Runners

Strength training is one of the best time investment a runner can make. A few hours a week at the gym will not only improve your overall performance, but will most importantly keep you running pain-free.
Learn about the benefits of strength training from this informative lecture brought to you by Cesar Carmona and Martin Hernandez of SLO Motion Shoes.

Feel free to browse through our engaging Prezi presentations. SLO Motion Presentations combine easy-to-follow visuals with informative video segments to provide a comprehensive learning experience. All presentations are brought to you by the knowledgeable staff at SLO Motion Shoes as well as the excellent providers at San Luis Podiatry Group. You can receive all the information of our in-store lectures available to you any time.

If you have any questions or suggestions for any topic you would like to see covered contact us and we will be happy to help!

Achilles Tendonitis: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone and is essential to the gait cycle. The most common injury to this tendon is Achilles Tendonitis which is inflammation and degeneration caused by overuse. Some symptoms of Achilles tendonitis include pain, tenderness, and swelling above the heel. This type of overuse injury is common in athletes participating in sports requiring quick changes in direction such as tennis and in mid to long distance runners.
Learn more about the causes and treatment of this debilitating condition from our original lecture by Cesar Carmona and Chris Byrne, DPM of San Luis Podiatry Group

Forefoot Pathologies

Whether it’s a neuroma or metatarsalgia, forefoot pain prevents many from comfortably going about their daily activities. If any type of forefoot pain has you side lined, SLO Motion Shoes is here to help you get back to walking pain-free. Come learn about forefoot pathologies and how a condition specific orthotic paired with an adequate shoe can help your patients walk comfortably again.

Presented by Chris Byrne, DPM 

Healthy Running

Getting back to running can be a daunting task. What to wear, where to run, and how long to run all play an important part in keeping you running injury free and are easily overlooked by many but the SLO Motion Shoes staff can guide you in the right direction! This presentation specifically tailored to beginning runners and anyone coming off an injury will cover everything you need from a running guide to the technology that will help you reach your goals. 

Presented by Martin Hernandez, USATF Level 1 Coach

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and accounts for 10% of all healthcare visits to podiatrists every year. Fortunately, this condition is very treatable! Learn about diagnosing and treating this debilitating condition from this engaging presentation brought to you by SLO Motion Shoes.

Presented by Chris Byrne, DPM

Not All Orthotics Are Created Equal

Having the right orthotic is instrumental to relieving the aches and pains that keep you from performing your daily activities. Learn the difference between the many types of over-the-counter orthotics and find which is right for you!

Presented by Chris Byrne, DPM

Diabetic Shoes Selection

Over half of  all limb amputations are caused by diabetes. Come learn about the diabetic shoe selection, orthotics, and diabetic foot management strategies and how they can save you from difficult complications.

Presented by Stephen Burke, C. Ped. 

When is Over-Pronation a Problem?

Over-pronation is a major cause of many lower extremity conditions. The good news, over-pronation is very manageable! Learn about the anatomy of over-pronation, the influence of footwear, and the best management options for this mechanical condition.

Presented by Chris Byrne, DPM