Posts Tagged "foot flexibility"

Quick Tip: Are you living from the feet up?

Posted by on Apr 24, 2018 in Exercises, Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: Are you living from the feet up?

Our feet do so much for us, and though that hard work can show up in achy arches and toes, it can also have broader effects. When our feet aren’t healthy and strong, patterns of compensation can crop up in other structures of the body — and those patterns can sometimes cause pain. So to ensure we’re making the best use of our body’s structure and power, we have to offer some care to these feet of ours! With all that in mind, we’re bringing you a foot-focused Quick Tip this week. In this video, Psoas therapist K.C. Wassner shows an easy exercise to help reduce...

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Quick Tip: How flexible are your feet?

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Health and Wellness, Stretches

Quick Tip: How flexible are your feet?

Most of us do not give our feet enough love. Our feet have enormous power to affect pretty much everything in the body, so it’s important to remember to stretch them along with the more commonly stretched psoas and hamstrings. In this week’s Quick Tip, Scott Schwartz shows off a great series of easy stretches to increase flexibility in the ankle, toes, and tops of the feet. This series is not recommended for anyone with serious dysfunction in the foot, but it’s great for maintaining overall health of the feet and preventing future pain. Unless you have incredible balance,...

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