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The subtalar joint
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Structure and Mechanics of the Ankle

INTRODUCTION The ankle complex provides a firm base of support for holding up and balancing the weight of the body. Yet, it also allows significant mobility. The ankle’s architecture must allow for adaptations in ground surface and propulsion of the lower extremity. It also functions to distribute high force loads. A good understanding of ankle […]

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Alternate Causes of Anterior Hip Pain

A video of this piece can also be viewed on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmwEfFXxS0k There was a post on a Facebook group earlier this week from an individual that was looking for some suggestions for how to elongate the inguinal ligament for a client that had hip pain. So there’s a couple of things that we […]

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