Access the latest press releases or browse our topics on our "In the News" Page. Dr Marybeth Crane is an official spokesperson for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is frequently quoted in the media on a variety of foot and ankle health topics.
Wall Street Journal December 27, 2006 "Baring Their Soles: Pain Doesn't Defeat Unshod Marathoners" Excerpt: Dr. Mary Beth Crane, spokeswoman for the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, says only people college-age or younger should run without shoes because older joggers "don't bounce as well" -- and that even youngsters should limit barefoot training to grass under strict supervision. Among other dangers, she says, is a "very real potential" for foot infections.
WIStv.com Columbia, SC: Health Alert: Pump bump
May 8, 2006 ... Marybeth Crane, D.P.M. says, "Think of it as a reactive force that your body tries to fix the rubbing of the shoe by making extra tissue." ...