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. 


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Check out Dr Crane in the news:


News Channel 21 Oregon December 29, 2009

Enjoy Pregnancy Without Foot Pain


The Sacramento Bee December 20, 2007
Eschew the Shoe: Runner's go toe to toe with the competition


Fox 29 Dallas/Ft Worth November 12, 2007

Deal or Dud? Insolia Insoles


NBC 5 Dallas/Fort Worth November 9, 2007
Podiatrist Reveals Easy Remedy For Dry, Cracked Heels


Columbia News Service October 30, 2007
High Schools Give Flip-Flops the Boot


Dallas Morning News October 4, 2007
Manage the Risks of Beauty Treatments


USA Today July 1, 2007 Trouble afoot with flip flops


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.


ABC 19 HOI Bloomington, IL

May 8, 2006
"Pump Bump" 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." ...


NBC 5 April 2006 
Croc Footwear Eating up the Competition


NBC 5 Dallas/Fort Worth May 5, 2003
Flip Flops Causing Heel Pain Epidemic


April 30, 2003 Aching Heels, an unwanted rite of spring?

Popular Flip-flop sandals linked to rising youth heel pain rate


Here is our press release archive:


Fit Feet Finish Faster


Foot of the Class


Popular Flip-flop Sandals Linked To Rising Youth Heel Pain Rate


Female Runners at Risk for Painful Neuromas


Children's Injured Feet Deserve Prompt Treatment, Full Rehab 






Because so many people suffer from foot pain unnecessarily, we wrote a book to answer commonly asked questions. Get your free copy here.


What is a Podiatrist?

Podiatry is a field of medicine that strives to improve the overall health and well-being of patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosis, and treating conditions associated with the foot and ankle. 


In the News

Access the latest press releases or browse our topics on our "In the News" Page. 


Frequently Asked Questions

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