Aug 28, 2019
You may have noticed that we have a minor obsession with feet
and the human-to-ground interface here at Kabuki Strength, and
today's guest is an expert in the field! Dr. Ray McClanahan is a
Podiatric Physician and Surgeon, who today runs his own practice -
NW Foot and Ankle -
right here in our hometown Portland, Oregon. For those not
familiar, podiatry is the branch of medicine devoted to the study,
diagnosis, and treatment of the foot, ankle, and related structure
of the leg. The good doctor is also the inventor of Correct Toes, which are
anatomical toe spacers designed to be worn either barefoot or
inside footwear - and here's the important part - while being
Dr. Ray has loads of clinical experience dealing with foot/ankle issues and provides us with valuable insight into his views on barefoot training, the foot-to-ground connection, rooting during loaded movement, issues with footwear, and other nuanced topics of the sort. Our hosts had a great time bouncing concepts/ideas off the mind of an incredibly talented MD like Dr. Ray.
We hope you enjoy!