Every Sole Matters
Dr. Conley joins Nick St. Louis of the Foot Collective to share the story of how she came to do the work she does today, the role of footwear in restoring natural foot health and how she explains it to patients she works with. They also talk about how they define Health, things they’ve recently changed their mind about and dive deeper into the concept of team foot health and the idea of an annual foot summit to foster collaboration and create awesome content to educate the world.
Dr. Perez joins John & Chris of the Starting Block Podcast! They discuss everything related to the FOOT! From how the foot impacts performance to it's influence in back and pelvic floor issues. Dr. Perez covers it all in this great episode.
Dr. Conley joins Steven Sashen, Founder of Xero Shoes, to discuss natural movement, the benefits of barefoot, and how the body is able to adapt to new demands including transitioning to barefoot and natural footwear.
Dr. Conley joins Shante Cofield @themovementmaestro. Together they dive into resources and courses helpful for clinicians, gait analysis and how online consultations work, and of course, function of the foot
Dr. Conley joins Dr. Beau Beard to discuss using orthotics as a temporary tool, individualizing footwear for each person, and starting with a solid movement foundation.
Dr. Conley joins Dr. John Campione to discuss how she really feels about footwear, orthotics, American foot binding, and why all her patients leave with taped feet.
Dr. Conley joins Jesse Prescott to discuss treating each patient on an individualized basis and how treating from the heart can change your practice.
Dr. Conley joins Health Coach Carolyn Cohen to discuss footwear, pain while walking and what to do about it, and our feet as key to our ability to balance and stay injury-free! Listen in to learn wisdom that can help us achieve a life of health and vitality via small steps!
Dr. Conley and Dr. Perez answer questions about rebuilding the feet, helping nurture strong feet for kids, why you need to build strong calves, why the big toe is important enough to name your dog after it, how to deal with plantar fascia and heel pain, and much more.
Dr. Conley joins Mike Robertson, President of Robertson Training Systems and the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (I-FAST) to discuss the role the foot places on performance as a whole, Toe gripping, foot strength, and why your foot is so important in everyday movement.
Dr. Perez joins Anya Jensen @anyasreviews to discuss how the pelvis and the feet work together during the gait cycle, the power of the big toe, and the benefits of walking barefoot.
Dr. Perez joins Dr. Alex Pankoke to discuss foot development as your children start walking, when to intervene and when not to, and how to choose footwear, when necessary, for growing feet.
Dr. Conley differentiates between PF and PTTD when it comes to history, assessment, and treatment.
Dr. Conley takes a dive into the parts of a shoe and what we are looking for to consider a shoe to be “natural footwear”.
Dr. Conley discusses about the benefits of walking during a time of uncertainty and social distancing.
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Dr. Lineberger is a physical therapist, fellowship trained manual therapist, and CrossFit Level 1 trainer. She believes in bringing a patient-focused, fitness forward approach to physical therapy to help patients get back to the activities they love. She enjoys helping patients understand their bodies better and connect the dots between improving movement and improving overall health.Dr. Lineberger attended Appalachian State University and graduated in 2014 with a degree in Exercise Science, then attended Duke University for her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, finishing in 2017. Shortly after PT school, Dr. Lineberger was accepted into a fellowship in orthopedic and manual physical therapy to refine her skills and continue her pursuit of providing excellent care.In addition to providing virtual appointments with Gait Happens, Dr. Lineberger owns Pursuit Physiotherapy and Performance in Denver, NC, an out-of-network clinic that brings a fitness-forward approach to physical therapy care. Her mission is to empower patients to take control of their musculoskeletal health by teaching them about the body’s resiliency.Outside the clinic you can probably find her hiking with her husband, Drew, and their pup, Harley, or inside the gym at CrossFit DHF.In Person Clinic: Dr. Lineberger holds office hours at Pursuit Physiotherapy and Performance in Denver, NC.
Claire is an avid runner, cyclist, swimmer and yoga practitioner. She loves spending time on the trail with her husband, Levi, and her dog, Stella.
Claire brings a whole body approach to treatment, looking at the whole kinetic chain. She uses her background as an athlete and yoga instructor combined with knowledge of the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems to optimize your body’s movement and help you achieve your goals. She provides custom-tailored evaluation and treatment to help you live, move and perform better.
In addition to providing virtual consultations with Gait Happens, Dr. Bernard Miller also started her own clinic, Activate Physical Therapy & Wellness, in Fairfax, CA. Her goal is to educate and empower patients about their bodies and how to move better in order to reach their goals.
She holds a BS in International Health from Georgetown University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree from the University of California, San Francisco.
Certifications: Herman & Wallace Pelvic Floor Level 1 and 2B Certification, UCSF Running Analysis, MobilityWOD Strength & Conditioning for Clinicians Level 1 Certified, Certified Gait Guru from GaitHappens, 200-Hour Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT) Certification, Pelvic Floor Implications for the Running Athlete, Myofascial Decompression (MFD)
In Person Clinic: Dr. Bernard-Miller holds office hours at Activate Physical Therapy and Wellness in Fairfax, CA.
Kala has been practicing bodywork since 2006, after completing a 16-month program at the Brian Utting School of Massage in Seattle, WA. In 2012 she earned a Master’s degree in physical therapy from Western Carolina University and began working in outpatient, orthopedic therapy in Asheville, North Carolina, treating patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. She opened her own practice in 2018 to offer a combination of physical therapy and massage sessions to address pain and movement dysfunction and have more focused time with her patients.Kala found the world of injury treatment and physical therapy as a teenager, experiencing intermittent dance-related injuries. Her 25+ years of modern dance training and performing inform her interest in restoring patients to pain-free movement patterns. Her interest in the intersection of movement and bodywork also attracted her to Thai massage, incorporating movement, stretching, and compression work. She has completed over 180 hours of Thai massage training in Chiang Mai, Thailand.Together, Kala’s training and experience allow her to address the needs of professional dancers, athletes and amateur movers alike, finding methods of treatment to return each individual to ease of movement.In Person Clinic: Kala, MPT holds office hours at Kala Physical Therapy in Asheville, NC.
Dr. Eryn Simon believes in the human body’s resilience. She knows with the right education and guidance people can overcome pain and return to the activities they love. As an athlete who dealt with persistent knee pain from youth through college, she knows all too well the struggles of trying multiple treatments with no lasting benefits. Now, as an expert in human movement, she strives to educate her clients on the correlation between body mechanics and pain, give them the tools for self management, and get them back to fearless movement.
Dr. Simon attended Walsh University where she played collegiate softball and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She then went on to pursue her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at The Ohio State University. After working as a clinician in a busy outpatient clinic, she knew she could do more to help people but needed a different environment. In spring of 2019, Dr. Simon opened Sole Physical Therapy, a cash based practice in Columbus Ohio. This is where she currently provides in person treatments along with virtual consultations for Gait Happens.
Dr. Simon is a lifelong learner who is always striving to further her education especially in the subject of foot and ankle dysfunction. For fun, she enjoys traveling, playing sand volleyball to get in her competitive fix, and socializing with friends and family.
In Person Clinic: Dr. Simon holds office hours at Sole Physical Therapy in Columbus, OH.