The Sports Doctor is in! Dr. Robert A Weil, Sports Podiatrist, specializes in orthotics that improve alignment, stability, balance & performance. He has practiced podiatry & sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area and was recently inducted into the prestigious 2019 National Fitness Hall Of Fame. Dr. Bob has treated many of the world’s premier athletes from all types of sports. He is the host of “The Sports Doctor™” Radio Show. The show is now featured on BBS Radio Network, UK Health Radio Network & Sports 4 Fanz Radio. Dr. Bob was formerly on HealthyLife Radio and was also on WDCB public radio in Chicago for over 20 years. He has written articles for many newspapers & magazines and is a frequent guest on other networks. And his new book, co-written with Sharkie Zartman, titled '#Hey Sports Parents! An Essential Guide for Any Parent with a Child in Sports' - is now available on Amazon!
Join the Sports Doctor and his great guests for important topical information for injury free exercise, wellness and sports performance for both adults and kids. Frequent topics include, the role of the foot in sports, all aspects of sports medicine including, proper sports shoes, youth safety, health, wellness, and sports performance for both adults and children.
Douglas Richie D.P.M. received his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in San Francisco in 1980.He completed a residency in foot and ankle surgery at Western Medical Center in Orange County.
Dr. Richie is certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Currently, Dr. Richie is an Associate Clinical Professor of Biomechanics at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College. He also is a Clinical Associate Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Western University of Health Sciences. Dr. Richie served as Section Editor (Sports Medicine) of the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery for eight years and is a Past President of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine.
Dr. Richie is a two time winner of the American Podiatric Medical Association Research Award. He owns 5 U.S. Patents on footwear and brace designs.
Dr. Richie’s research interests have focused on injury prevention and orthotic intervention in athletic patients. His recent publications have focused on the pathomechanics of the adult acquired flatfoot deformity.
In 1996 Dr Richie developed and launched the Richie Brace line of custom and pre-fabricted ankle foot orthoses which are now distributed in seven countries. See: https://www.richiebrace.com/
Dr. Richie is currently in private practice in Seal Beach, California. He can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org