Category Archives: Foot

04 Wed

Are you suffering from AMPS…we can help you!

Are you suffering from AMPS…we can help you! Miriam Hillman PT, DPT, CKTP   Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome (AMPS) is a very painful medical condition which affects children.  This syndrome can cause pain anywhere in the body. These episodes of pain can be intermittent or constant and can...
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17 Thu

Some factors of foot pain

Some factors of foot pain Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   In an issue of Journal of Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy, an article reported on the biomechanical and clinical factors of posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD).  They studied 24 individuals with and without...
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19 Thu

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles

Kinesiotape versus Non-elastic tape for ankles Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   In the Journal of Orthopeadic and Sports Physical Therapy, there was a study comparing the effects of kinesiotape with regular non-elastic athletic tape on ankles during an inversion perturbation.  The results may...
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26 Tue

What is Pronation?

What is Pronation? Written by:  Michelle Millner, PT, DPT, OCS   People often assume that pronation means you have flat feet. It’s true that most people with flat feet are also overpronators.  But individuals with normal feet can also be overpronators. So what is pronation?  Pronation is actually...
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31 Thu

Revisit the squat: correct foot position

Revisit the squat: correct foot position Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI In a previous post, I talked about the squat and how it’s a functional exercise and important for the whole body.  Today, I’m going to zero in on where your feet should be...
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