Saturday, March 15, 2014
The latest casualty on the shoe circuit is the Nike Free. A patient this month had pain on the outside of their foot at the end of his marathon. It turned out he had a tear on his peroneous brevis muscle that was visualized on ultrasound. I advised him to take 2 weeks off and reevaluate. He had trained without consequence in the shoe but reached a break point at race pace after mile 20. Stay tuned for how to detect injuries in real time with diagnostic ultrasound and you can see the injury.