Orthotics & Shoes

Nov
14

Asics a Top Pick Again at World Triathlon Championships

By breid

Asics and Saucony finished just behind (at 12%) first-time shoe count winner Hoka (18%) in the recently released shoe count by David Jewell.  The annual... More >

Aug
11

Running Performance: OptoGait Digital Analysis

By breid

Looking to improve his training and PR, here’s another High School Varsity runner getting ready for X-C. Dan is on the OptoGait machine which precisely... More >

Apr
06

Shane, Newport Fireman, …”It’s unbelievable…”

By breid

“It’s unbelieveable…I was out of work for six weeks. I couldn’t walk. I put in the inserts on a Tuesday and I felt so good... More >

Feb
25

OPT On-Site at Newport Navy Base Gym: Optogait Demo

By breid

OPT was invited to display the power of the OptoGait to some advanced runners on the base. More than a dozen runners received an OptoGait... More >

Feb
03

Running Science at OPT: From Rehab to Power Performance

By breid

Using a multiplex of strategies, OPT is back at it helping another runner get back on the track. Here’s Heidi who has been struggling to... More >

Nov
04

OPT Teams Up with Riverbend for Breast Cancer Fund Raiser

By breid

Runners Helping Others:  Last week OPT was spotted at Riverbend Athletic Club in Wakefield helping to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Awareness auction.  A... More >

Jul
31

OptoGait Running Analysis for Speed or Injury

By breid

Here’s another top-notch athlete/runner, Nicole.  Fresh off flying through the 10-miler “Blessing of the Fleet”, Nicole is getting tested on the OptoGait system at OPT-Wakefield.... More >

Jan
15

OptoGait, Digital Running Analysis, Newest Addition

By breid

The OptoGait, a digital gait analysis device, is the newest technology added to the OPT runner’s and athlete’s assessment.  “No one else in Rhode Island has... More >

Dec
13

OPT, Reid on the Road in NH Running Lecture

By breid

    Nashua, NH: OPT was asked by a New Hampshire Running Coach to come to Nashua, specifically Amherst HS, to present a Runner’s Lecture. ... More >

Dec
11

OPT Uses Innovative Method for HS Teams Sports Training

By breid

OPT On Site at Narragansett HS Girl’s Basketball Hoops Time!! Last week OPT was on site at Narragansett HS.  In preparation for the new basketball season,... More >

Dec
10

Running Analysis

By breid

~Precisely Measure Contact Time vs. Flight Time ~Compare Your Different Running Shoe ~Drift and Efficiency of Gait ~Step Length and Cadence ~Measure Insert Effectiveness Functional... More >

Nov
20

Heel Pain: Maybe Not What You Think

By breid

Originally printed for the online version of the South County Independent Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:15 am | Updated: 10:20 am, Thu Sep 11,... More >

Oct
16

OPT Adds “OptoGait” Digital Analysis for Running, Sports and Geriatric

By breid

OPT has added a new feature, the only one like it in RI. The OptoGait System, a digital gait analysis machine, helps the staff develop... More >

May
16

Where’s The Proof

By admin

Where’s the Proof?: Barefoot Running vs.Running Shoes There is no proof through research that Barefoot or minimalist shoe running has decreased injuries vs. shod runners... More >

Jan
23

The New Direction in Custom Orthotics

By breid

The Benefit to You: Save Money + Comfort Professional shoe fitting by our Certified Pedorthist or D.P.T. Foot/ankle Biomechanical Exams by our Physical Therapists Gait analysis... More >