Dr. Kevin Kirby graduated from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 and completed his first-year surgical residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Palo Alto, California. He spent his second post-graduate year doing a Fellowship in Podiatric Biomechanics at CCPM where he also earned his MS degree. Dr. Kirby has authored or co-authored 29 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has authored or co-authored five book chapters, and has authored five books on foot and lower extremity biomechanics and orthosis therapy; all of which have been translated into Spanish language editions. He invented the Subtalar Joint Axis Palpation Technique, the Standing subtalar Joint Location Technique, the Anterior Axial Radiographic Projection, the Supination Resistance Test, the Maximum Pronation Test, and the Medial Heel Skive and Lateral Heel Skive Orthosis Techniques. Dr. Kirby has also created and developed the Subtalar Joint Axis Location and Rotational Equilibrium Theory of Foot Function and co-created and developed the Subtalar Joint Equilibrium and Tissue Stress Approach to Biomechanical Therapy of the Foot and Lower Extremity. He has also lectured internationally on 50 separate occasions and has lectured extensively throughout the United States.