Posts Tagged ‘regional interdependence’
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Ankle Mobility is Function Dependent
by Carson Boddicker on Apr 21st, 2011
In the last several years redress of ankle mobility restriction has been done with strictly talocrural mobilizations in ankle rocks with the knee flexing and advancing toward the pinky toe with the subtalar joint in neutral or slight inversion to, in effect, lock out the midtarsal joint. While the mobilization certainly has its perks and definitely improves dorsiflexion range of motion with the knee flexing as I have tested it, I've more and mor...
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Regional interdependence and the necessity of assessment
by Carson Boddicker on Feb 24th, 2010
In continuation of yesterday's post about some of the things that I have picked up over the weekend at Optimum Sports Performance is the idea that the best just don't miss things. While traditional orthopedics would tell us that when a joint is hurting, we need to look directly at that joint, we know that the body is far more complicated than that. Yes, it hurts, but WHY? Just because the plantar fascia is not behaving, simple treatment of t...