• OESH Collaborates with Students at UVA

    This video highlights an exciting collaboration between OESH and the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia. The World is Flat-3-D Printing Edition, a class offered at the Architecture School and headed by Melissa Goldman, is exploring new technology used in architectural fabrication. Mirroring the design processes used in architecture, this project has provided […]

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  • The Beauty of OESH Revealed in a Winter Wonderland

    Walking outside to feed the geese and ducks this morning, I had to laugh as I was crunching through the snow. We’ve had enough weather variance to make the top surface able to bear the weight of the fowl. However, as I made my way around the yard I couldn’t help but to try and […]

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  • National Science Foundation Grant to Further OESH Research

    …and make OESH Shoes even more awesome (if that were even possible). What makes OESH unique is that everything we do is driven by medical and biomechanical research. Not just research that we know about; research that my colleagues and I do. Which is one reason we are one of the most awesome shoe companies […]

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  • Why Clogs are Even Worse for your Knees than High Heels

    (OESH Shoes update...in our quest to always provide you beautiful footwear options driven by peer-reviewed Medical Science, as you read this post, be mindful that OESH produced the OESH Salon style line--a fabulous clog with a distinctly soft and comfy knitted upper--to specifically address the void in the marketplace for a healthy, functional option for this timeless [...] Continue Reading
  • The Juiciest Scientific Article I’ve Ever Written

    The National Library of Medicine is the best resource to find out what scientific articles a certain individual has ever published. For example, to see what I've published, you type in my last name, Kerrigan, followed by my initials, dc, and up will pop a list of most every peer-reviewed scientific article I've ever published, including [...] Continue Reading
  • “OESHers Say” Replaces Testimonials

    We recently modified one of our major website headings, changing the label of “Testimonials” to what we believe is a more-accurate representation of what you can expect from an OESH product, now under the heading of “OESHers Say”. Given our wholly unique foundation–a footwear company based entirely upon medical science research, we are very careful […]

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  • My New “Throwback” Playlist for the Treadmill

    I never, repeat, never, listen to music when running outside. Do not do it, please, ever. Headphones make you oblivious to cars, bicycles, and other potential dangers. But on a treadmill, I say go for it! The jury is out on whether listening to music actually improves athletic performance, although in this recent study in men, […]

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  • treadmill training tips Happy New Year, Happy Treadmill!

    Last New Year’s I wrote a post entitled My Scientific/Personal Advice for Running on a Treadmill. That advice is based on my years of research studying gait as well as my own personal advice, having logged many a mile on a treadmill. Whether or not you are contemplating the inclusion of a treadmill in your New Year’s Resolutions, […]

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  • Merry Christmas from OESH

    It’s been a busy year at OESH and by all accounts, will be utterly insane next year. Early this year, our La Vida v 2.0 took legs (literally) with a few blog posts that went viral, some really nice media coverage, and a new report from the American College of Sports Medicine that the ideal […]

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  • Healthy by Design: Building Better Shoes Based on Research

    I just got back from an amazing Autodesk conference in Las Vegas and am leaving tonight for the Netherlands via Oxford, England (where I will get a chance to see Jayme). I was invited to give a lecture at “SLEM”, an international innovation and education institute for footwear, located in Wallwijk, in the south of the Netherlands. “SLEM” is an […]

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