Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes

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Wilderness Press, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 347 pages
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The ultimate guide to foot care for athletes has been updated to include the latest information on products, prevention, and treatment. Fixing Your Feet is an essential source of information on foot care for the runner, hiker, adventure racer?anyone who uses their feet! Learn to be proactive in preventing foot problems through proper techniques, reactive with treatments when problems develop, and what supplies and resources are available. John Vonhof is an ultrarunner, marathoner, and backpacker, and has tended to the feet of athletes in the Western States 100 Mile Endurance Run, the Primal Quest Adventure Races (850KM, 10 day events).

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Review: Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes

User Review  - Katie Hall - Goodreads

A little repetitive but packed with great information on taking care of your feet before, during, and after events. Used some of the tips in preparing for a recent half-marathon to great results. Read full review

Review: Fixing Your Feet: Prevention and Treatments for Athletes

User Review  - Dave Brillhart - Goodreads

Good reference book for dealing with (ideally, preventing) common foot issues on LONG distance runs, which generally begin after 25 miles... Issues most marathoners don't need to deal with. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Vonhof, an avid runner and hiker for more than 25 years, treats athletes' feet during ultramarathons and adventure races. He combines the technical training of his work as a paramedic, orthopedic technician, and emergency-room technician with his passion for pushing physical limits.

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