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Medial Shin Splints
July 18, 2009 – 5:28 am | One Comment
Medial Shin Splints

Shin splints are a very common lower body injury.  In my years working as an athletic trainer, I have seen athletes from a wide variety of sports come in complaining of shin pain, including track, …

Big Toe Extension and Hip Rotation
March 22, 2009 – 8:29 am | Comments Off on Big Toe Extension and Hip Rotation
Big Toe Extension and Hip Rotation

The next time you have client who walks with their feet pointed out (“duck footed”), check their ability to extend their big toe (great toe).
Here’s why:
During normal gait (walking) our body travels forward over our …