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Dorsiflexion in Gait




Dorsiflexion in Gait After Mondays post on’5 Ways to Increase Dorsiflexion‘ I thought it would be good to follow up with a post on foot function in gait. As you know by now, I split gait down into 2 phases…front foot in gait and back foot in gait, but in one post it will have […]

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Treating Knee Pain – Case Study




We’re assessing and treating knee pain in one of my patients in this case study…our assessment revealed plenty to work on, including, the right foot, right thoracic lateral flexion and right thoracic rotation. This post will show you the videos after treatment. We did the assessment yesterday (to view the assessment videos click here: Knee Pain: […]

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How to Increase Dorsiflexion: My Thoughts




On Monday I re-posted an article I wrote about 18 months ago, 5 Ways to Increase Dorsiflexion.  Since then it has proved to be the most viewed post I’ve ever written.  So, I thought it was time to have another look at it and see if there is anything I would change 18 months on? […]

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Most Popular Post!! How to Increase Dorsiflexion




I thought today we could look back at the most popular post I’ve ever written on this blog.  It often gets more hits than the post I’ve written that day!!  So I thought it was worth bringing it out of the distant past into the present.  Then on THursday I will look at ways I […]

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Testing Ankle Dorsiflexion




The foot is the one area of the body where I do a pair amount of off weight bearing mobilisation.  I think it’s simply because I have found them to be so effective and that the carryover to true function is better than most other joints.  The mobilisations I use are split into front foot […]

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5 Ways to Increase Dorsiflexion




Having talked about knee pain and the influence of the hip, I thought I might add some ideas for influencing the knee from the bottom up.  So here are some quick hitter ideas for increasing dorsiflexion, which I find to be one of the common limitations when someone comes to me with chronic knee pain. […]

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