Dr Merton Root, DPM

Dr Merton Root, DPM (1922–2002) is widely considered the ‘father’ of clinical biomechanics in podiatry and the theory (‘Root theory’) that largely underpins the use of foot orthotic is mostly based on his original concepts.

Most Useful Resources:
Merton L. Root (PodiaPaedia)
Root Theory (PodiaPaedia)
Root Functional Orthotic (PodiaPaedia)
The wit and wisdom of … Merton Root (Podiatry Arena)