Tag: knees

Patella Release

"I was watching an older youtube vid with Katy describing how she works with the knee alignment - the idea of a patella that can be engaged and disengaged proving the knee is not locked out, I understand. But, when it comes to movement, sport, etc..the patella needs to lifted and engaged, yes?" Henry Vandyke Carter - Henry Gray (1918) I received this email from someone recently and thought it would be a good topic for a blog post. The patella is otherwise known as your knee

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Feet and Walking

In my last post (link) I mentioned that walking is a category, and that what most people envision when asked to imagine a person walking, is a person walking on a flat, level surface, perhaps a sidewalk. Indeed, when people “go for a walk” most of the time they use a trail or a route they have mapped out that will help them achieve the 10,000 steps on their Fitbit. I went to Costa Rica this spring, and I was looking forward to bushwhacking my way through a wild, untamed jungle, but even

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Lifestyle Tips to Optimize Inner Thigh/Knee/Pelvic Health

You’ve been doing the V Sit/Legs on the Wall for a few weeks now. How do your knees and hips feel? Awesome right?! So how can you optimize these great effects and continue reaping the benefits of this stretch throughout your day-to-day activities? Here’s a few ideas to help you out. Everything that applies to the calf/knee applies here - because some structures of both the upper and lower leg cross the knee, having a knee straight more often will help. reduce the heels - both the

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