Feet Don’t Fail Me Now

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Put that delicate bare foot into a shoe, and… Can you hear that? That’s your brain-body connection screaming, “Feet don’t fail me now!” Shoes make feet weak. Why not stronger? It’s called General Adaptation Syndrome and was first written about by Hungarian-born Hans Selye in the British journal Nature back in 1936. Feet don’t fail…

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What’s The Foot Supposed To Do?

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What’s The Foot Supposed To Do? Hold up your entire body – foundational support – for starters. Support your body with every step – shock absorption. Communicate terrain feedback to the brain – neurological influence. What’s the foot supposed to do? All of the above! But, that’s usually not what it’s doing. That’s usually not what’s…

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52 Bones & Kinetic Chain Function

26 Bones Per Foot, 2 Feet, 52 Highly Influential Bones! Athletes tend to concern themselves most with kinetic chain function, but it concerns every one of us. The Kinetic Chain describes the communication between 3 bodily systems: nerve system – skeletal system – muscular system The Kinetic Chain clearly communicates with important systems. The kinetic chain represent how force…

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Foot Posture, Foot Function, & Foot Disorders

-Foot Posture- Just like the spine, each foot has an ideal posture consistent with healthy function and graceful ageing. -Foot Function- When the posture of the foot begins to fail, the function also suffers.Poor foot function produces the wear-and-tear environment of degeneration and accelerated ageing. -Foot Disorders & The Framingham Foot Study- In 2013, the…

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VIDEO – Pronation and Supination of the Foot

What is pronation and supination?

Pronation and Supination describes how each foot must function… For optimal shock absorption over a lifetime! Bad pronation and supination equals stress. Stress over time eventually results in foot problems and pain. Problems higher up too, such as the knee and spine.  As the song goes… “The foot bones connected to the ankle bone, the…

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