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Toe Spacers?

Less pain through better mechanics?

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I have been using toe separators (like "correct toes" ) for various foot problems like hallux valgus, hammer toes and flexor dominance/extensor weakness.

My reasoning is that through changing the angle of attachment of the muscle, you alter the mechanical advantage of that muscle and help it to work more efficiently. Think . . .

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May 16, 2018

More QT on the QP....

Needle, needle, needle....

You may have seen my last post on the QP. If not, see here. 

 "Thus, the tendon and tendinous slips of the FHL may distribute the load of the great toe to the second toe to the third or fourth toe in the forefoot, especially during toe-off. In addition, the main attachment of the QP to the tendinous slips of the FHL may provide . . .

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January 08, 2018

The QT on the QP

Quadratus Plantae

Possibly heard of, rarely implicated and not often treated, this is one muscle you should consider taking a look at. 

 

Silvrback blog imageThe quadratus plantae is generally considered to arise from two heads of differing and variable  fiber type composition, with the lateral head having slightly more Type 1 endurance fibers (1) The two . . .

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January 02, 2018

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