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Things often work better in pairs...

The glutes and your....feet?

You may have heard me talk about how the lower kinetic chain is connected, how ankle rocker effects hip extension and how important hallux (great toe) extension is. 

 

What can we conclude from this study?

  • toe spreading exercises are important for reducing navicular drop (and thus mid foot pronation, at least statically)
  • In . . .

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April 23, 2018

The QT on the QP

Quadratus Plantae

Possibly heard of, rarely implicated and not often treated, this is one muscle you should consider taking a look at. 

 

Silvrback blog imageThe quadratus plantae is generally considered to arise from two heads of differing and variable  fiber type composition, with the lateral head having slightly more Type 1 endurance fibers (1) The two heads are . . .

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January 02, 2018

How's your Iliacus?

Have you thought about the importance of the iliacus? During gait? How about at initial contact and again at pre swing? (1) You realize it will be “turned off” if you have labral pathology, right? (2) Needling can be one way of “turning it back on”.(3)

Check out this brief video of one way to accomplish this. 

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February 09, 2017

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