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With an overall combined 45+ years of clinical / medical experience in addition to extensive teaching and lecturing experience heavily weighted in biomechanics, neurology, orthopedics, manual medicine, acupuncture, advanced gait and running knowledge,  Dr. Ivo Waerlop ( and Dr. Shawn Allen ( & are finally bringing what has long been needed to the information/web age, that being enough knowledge and experience to help clarify the truths and dispel the myths that are abundant on the internet and in seminar halls. We are proud to keep our views and opinions on various products truthful and unbiased for the sake of searching for the facts, uncovering the truth and dispelling myths put upon consumers.

This is one of our favorite things to do, podcast.  Every 2 weeks we gather some important information on breaking developments in neuroscience, research, and clinical practice and we sit down and talk for an hour. This podcast has grown faster than either of us expected. We have listeners in countries all over the world. Last time we checked we were in over 90 countries and in places we did not even think spoke, let alone understood, the english language. It is cool to have listeners in Russia, Tasmania, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Chille, Ireland, UAE, Canada, Mexico, Germany, Argentina, Australia, China and the list goes on. We will never get to many of those countries to lecture but it is exciting to know that the internet has brought our voices that far. All you need to do is "Google" us and you will find all the different places where our podcast has been uploaded.  Search "podcast the gait guys". You can always find us on iTunes and download us to your phone or laptop.  We recently started loading them up to our YOUTUBE Channel and SoundCloud. Our thousands of self-authored articles can always be found on our Facebook, Twitter and   

Enjoy ! 

-Shawn and Ivo

Jan 28, 2013

Show notes for Podcast #20. This is another great podcast. We go deeper into the bowels (and Truth) about foot strike and try to further dispell the myths that are abundant on the topic.

1. Neuroscience Talk:

Brain-machine interfaces could provide "superhuman" abilities, enhancing strength and speed. The reports says these interfaces could also potentially give humans new abilities not previously available. The report also mentions benefits to mobility in the elderly in the form of exoskeletons.

National Intelligence Council Predicts Superhuman Trend in 2030 Report

J Neuroeng Rehabil. 2013 Jan 21;10(1):3. [Epub ahead of print]
2. Haglund's Deformity / Syndrome
Everything you wanted to know about this heel problem, and more !
3. The Problems with Footstrike and Foot types, Part 2.
Research based truth behind foot stress fractures: Foot Landing and Loading Pathomechanics.

We talk about this journal article and the implications of foot landing mechanics and metatarsal stress fractures in the literature during Podcast # S1-E3 (Season1-Episode3) in case you want to hear what else we had to say on this topic.

Computer simulation of stress distribution in the metatarsals at different inversion landing angles using the finite element method

From the Expert: Danny Abshire Talks Foot Placement