Ankle Injuries During the Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race

The Chicago to Mackinac Yacht Race is the longest running annual freshwater race in the world. Boats race from Navy Pier in Chicago, IL to Mackinac Island, Michigan, which is approximately 333 miles in distance. This is Dr. Cruz’s 15th year of participation and what a year it was. Unexpected storms early Sunday morning caused […]

Getting Married? 4 Ways To Avoid Foot Pain On Your Wedding Day

  My wedding day was eight years ago and I still remember the excruciating foot pain I experienced about midway through the reception. My wife and I were lucky to have my sister who meticulously planned our entire wedding day minute by minute. Everything ran like a well oiled machine but in the end I […]

Barefoot Running Shoes: Is This an Option for me?

A minimalist running (MR) shoe or barefoot running shoes are simply a type of shoe gear defined as the following. ”Footwear providing minimal interference with the natural movement of the foot due to its high flexibility, low heel to toe drop, weight and stack height, and the absence of motion control and stability devices”.  A […]