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October 16, 2011

One of the best articles I have found describing the importance our feet have on the entire bodies function.  I attempted to write this in my own words but sometimes it just makes sense to hear it from the horses mouth.  Enjoy this article and feel free to discuss.

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The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. The purpose of this website is to promote broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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September 13, 2011

One of the most beneficial exercises one can perform in the gym is walking backwards on a treadmill.  Most of the orthopeadic injuries that we see in physical therapy are caused by repetitive motions that are always done the same way thousands of times a day, like walking forward.  In order to address major musculoskeletal dysfunctions or muscle imbalances it is necessary to change the way we move.  Walking backwards changes the reactions and demands on the body and creates an environment that stimulates tissue lengthening and muscle imbalance correction.  Some common dysfucntions that can be corrected by walking backwards include:

DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE

The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. The purpose of this website is to promote broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Superior Physical Therapy does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be mentioned on this website. Reliance on any information appearing on this website is solely at your own risk.

July 28, 2011

Often overlooked in rehabilitating from injuries or preventing injuries is the foot and its mechanics and the effects on the entire body as a kinetic chain.  When the foot hits the ground it is designed to collapse, lets call this pronation.  Pronation is the bodies natural shock absorber.  Often pronation gets a bad reputation because everybody has a unique arch type and some people who are overpronaters can suffer from many injuries.  However pronation is an important and necessary motion and just the right amount is the key.  Lets talk a bit about how pronation effects the entire body.

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The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. The purpose of this website is to promote broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health topics. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Superior Physical Therapy does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions or other information that may be mentioned on this website. Reliance on any information appearing on this website is solely at your own risk.

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