#74 — Un-F**k Your Feet (w/Dr. Ray McClanahan)

Do you want foot shaped feet or shoe shaped feet? The answer lies in what you want your feet to do for you.

Do you want to fit into fashionably shaped pointy shoes? Just keep doing what you’re doing.

Do you want pain-free feet, that can support your athletic endeavors …feet that look like the foot you were born with….straight toes? Listen in.

Who Is Dr Ray McClanahan?

Dr. Ray McClanahan completed his undergraduate studies at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Next, he attended Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine), and graduated in 1995. Upon graduation, he completed a two-year podiatric, surgical residency training in Portland, Oregon, at Legacy Health Systems and Kaiser Permanente as a Podiatric Physician and Surgeon.

Dr. McClanahan’s practice, Northwest Foot & Ankle in Portland, Oregon, allows him to care for those who find their highest joy when in motion. In his 26 years as a podiatrist, he has learned that most foot problems can be corrected by restoring natural foot function. He is also the inventor of Correct Toes, silicone toe spacers. His professional goal is to provide quality natural foot health services with an emphasis on sports medicine, preventative and conservative options as well as education on proper footwear.

Dr. McClanahan is an active runner and athlete. In 1999, he finished 14th in the U.S. National Men’s Cross-Country Championships and had a near Olympic Trials qualifying 5,000 meter mark of 13:56 in 2000. He then qualified for the World Duathlon Championships in 2001.

Link to article: Why Shoes Make “Normal” Gait Impossible

The ever curious athlete who demands answers.
About the Author
Curious athlete who demands answers. Husband to Susan ( Father of 3 daughters. Athletic pursuits over time, in reverse order: cycling, skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, triathlon, golf, tennis, football.

2 comments on “#74 — Un-F**k Your Feet (w/Dr. Ray McClanahan)

  1. Nick says:

    I want to add to your list:

    These sites changed my idea of ​​good shoes

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