48 min

E 171 Foot Strength and Shoe Sales Colin Dombroski PhD A Doctor's Perspective Podcast

    • Alternative Health

Colin Dombroski, Phd talks to Dr. Justin Trosclair, DC on A Doctor's Perspective Podcast







One shoe to rule them all? I think not and Dr. Colin Dombroski will break down why that is not the case and discusses his books on foot aliments and prevention.







Canadian Certified Pedorthists - design and manufacturer of foot orthotics and the rehabilitation around that. While they can’t prescribe the orthotics like a podiatrist can, they are the ones that literally make them.







He holds a PhD with over 6 published papers that can be found on pubmed and will do the research using techniques like: bi-planer fluroscopy, Ct, 8 camera motion capture system, and 3D printing. His goal is to see what these devices are actually doing once in the shoe.







He also owns a massive shoe store (it has a 92 year local footprint in his city) and athletic specialty shoe store.







Casting Foam Box or Plaster Cast







If you have a low arch the foam box is the better choice especially in relation to the medial longitudinal ligament.







How much stress is put on assessing the patient to get the right orthotic versus just educating on how to get the most appropriate shoe for that individual.







Taking into account







* their level of activity* what type of activity* previous injuries* current biomechanics* failure of normal biomechanics* gait* loud walker* and so on







Good price range for a great shoe is $130-150+.







Differences between a Barefoot Shoe and a Minimalist Shoe







Biomechanical Control: Cushioning, Stability and Motion Control - which shoe style is right for your patient?







Make sure the shape of the foot matches the shape of the shoe, regardless of the biomechanical control goal or price of the shoe.







Pregnancy can change a women’s shoe size from 0.5-1.5.







Have you heard of Carbon Based Running Shoes?Asics metrolyte, Saucony endorphin pro, Hoka One carbon x, New Balance fuelcell







Business Lessons from 20 years of Retail Shoe Sales







How did they manage to survive during covid restrictions?Hire For Culture of Company FIT. He explains what that means.Hire for Fit and train for skill.







What are the business leader influences and programs he has taken?







He explains his view on the advice, Get Clear on Your Why - why did you pick this major, career, practice style etc.







What are some good KPI’s to measure performance?When should you fire someone?







Look at Leading Metrics that the business will be doing in the near future not the trailing past metrics that you can’t fix or redo.







Growth. What is the purpose of your growth?







Many people grow for the sake of growing and then actually take home less money. When is enough, enough?Find Your Point of Scale.







Fun fact: he also makes watches







solescience.castuffaboutfeet.com







Books by Dr. Colin- Canadian Certified Pedorthists The Plantar Fasciitis Plan, Foot Strength Plan: The Truth About Orthotics And More, Sole Selection for picking athletic shoes, Kid book on thanks and gratitude called A Special...

Colin Dombroski, Phd talks to Dr. Justin Trosclair, DC on A Doctor's Perspective Podcast







One shoe to rule them all? I think not and Dr. Colin Dombroski will break down why that is not the case and discusses his books on foot aliments and prevention.







Canadian Certified Pedorthists - design and manufacturer of foot orthotics and the rehabilitation around that. While they can’t prescribe the orthotics like a podiatrist can, they are the ones that literally make them.







He holds a PhD with over 6 published papers that can be found on pubmed and will do the research using techniques like: bi-planer fluroscopy, Ct, 8 camera motion capture system, and 3D printing. His goal is to see what these devices are actually doing once in the shoe.







He also owns a massive shoe store (it has a 92 year local footprint in his city) and athletic specialty shoe store.







Casting Foam Box or Plaster Cast







If you have a low arch the foam box is the better choice especially in relation to the medial longitudinal ligament.







How much stress is put on assessing the patient to get the right orthotic versus just educating on how to get the most appropriate shoe for that individual.







Taking into account







* their level of activity* what type of activity* previous injuries* current biomechanics* failure of normal biomechanics* gait* loud walker* and so on







Good price range for a great shoe is $130-150+.







Differences between a Barefoot Shoe and a Minimalist Shoe







Biomechanical Control: Cushioning, Stability and Motion Control - which shoe style is right for your patient?







Make sure the shape of the foot matches the shape of the shoe, regardless of the biomechanical control goal or price of the shoe.







Pregnancy can change a women’s shoe size from 0.5-1.5.







Have you heard of Carbon Based Running Shoes?Asics metrolyte, Saucony endorphin pro, Hoka One carbon x, New Balance fuelcell







Business Lessons from 20 years of Retail Shoe Sales







How did they manage to survive during covid restrictions?Hire For Culture of Company FIT. He explains what that means.Hire for Fit and train for skill.







What are the business leader influences and programs he has taken?







He explains his view on the advice, Get Clear on Your Why - why did you pick this major, career, practice style etc.







What are some good KPI’s to measure performance?When should you fire someone?







Look at Leading Metrics that the business will be doing in the near future not the trailing past metrics that you can’t fix or redo.







Growth. What is the purpose of your growth?







Many people grow for the sake of growing and then actually take home less money. When is enough, enough?Find Your Point of Scale.







Fun fact: he also makes watches







solescience.castuffaboutfeet.com







Books by Dr. Colin- Canadian Certified Pedorthists The Plantar Fasciitis Plan, Foot Strength Plan: The Truth About Orthotics And More, Sole Selection for picking athletic shoes, Kid book on thanks and gratitude called A Special...

48 min