October 12th, 2016
Samuel Merritt University
California School of Podiatric Medicine
- Introduce the anatomy of an athletic and dress shoe (what is a vamp, etc.?)
- Explain the 3 types of socks used in a podiatry practice (athletic, compression, speciality).
- Explain how to modify shoes for fit and stability (What is skip lacing, or power lacing, or dancer's padding, etc.?)
- Introduce podiatry students to various shoes specific for certain sports (what are the 3 traditional types of running shoes?)
What are 3 common tests done to shoes?
There has been an explosion in the world of socks and shoes. Podiatrists need to have several recommendations for their patients since they get incredible benefit from this knowledge.
What socks advertised have Merino wool?
What socks have embedded arch support (name 3)?
What socks from Heat Holders are 7x warmer than most?
What socks have silver embedded (for anti-bacterial)?
What are the two best wools for Hiking?
What is the sock with the 5 separate toes?
This following video talks about putting on support hose.
What is the Juzo slippee used for?
Athletes are using compression socks to their advantage. Check out 110%.
(BeyondSock from Thorlo)
What areas lose fat padding as we age?
What is the name of 4 plantar fasciitis socks?
What eyelet is skipped in power lacing?
Why is Sole easier to work with then Superfeet?
What can you do to make a full length lift more flexible?
When designing lifts, why does Dr Blake prefer full length over heel lifts?
What are two other names for Power Lacing from the video?
What are the 3 general types of running shoes?
What has a straighter last--cushion or stability shoes?
What are the 3 crucial components of the good basketball shoe mentioned in this video?
What is the phrase "feeling low in the shoe"?
What are 3 ballet shoe companies?
As Podiatrists, we are interested in dress shoes with removable inserts to remove and put our orthotic devices.
What are the 2 parts of a hiking shoe that helps in stability?
What would have the longest cleats: Indoor or soft ground?
What boot line is for narrow feet?
What is the best time to fit a ski boot?
When putting on a ski boot, what is buckled first?
What shoe line has the distinctive yellow stitching?
What shoe line started mainly as a skate boarding shoe?
What shoe line had the "Pump Shoe"?