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Foot & Ankle Mobility: How to Perform a Ball of Foot Circle

education mobility Dec 10, 2018

We are about to cover the mother of all foot and ankle mobility. 

The foot and ankle have 33 joints and over 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Our goal with all of our mobility drills is to teach you how to isolate various joints and then learn how to integrate those movements into more...

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Foot & Ankle Mobility: How to Perform Foot Flexion/Extension Waves

education mobility Dec 05, 2018

 This is one of those drills that you are going to want to do over and over again all throughout the day! It feels so good.

We want you to work on super precise movements from the toes up to the ankles, differentiating the movement in the feet from the movement at the ankles. 

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Ankle Mobility: How to Perform a Medial Ankle Tilt

education mobility Nov 20, 2018

In the last blog post, you learn how to target the lateral talocalcaneal joint (outside ankle) with a lateral ankle tilt

In this video, you will learn how to target the medial talocalcaneal joint (inside ankle) with a medial ankle tilt.

Understanding how to differentiate all the joints in...

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Ankle Mobility: How to do a Lateral Ankle Tilt

education mobility Nov 20, 2018

In this video, you learn how to target the lateral talocalcaneal joint (think, below boney protuberance on the outside of your ankle).

This is the area that is responsible for ankle sprains in most cases. It's important to know how to move this area well and with purpose. 

Moving joints...

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Foot Mobility: How to Perform an Outside Toe Pull

education mobility Nov 20, 2018

In our last post, we covered the middle toe pull. In this post, we are covering a similar drill but targeting a different joint!

Let's talk about the area we are trying to mobilize so you can get the most out of this drill.

Locate the lateral malleolus (outside ankle), draw a line towards your...

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Foot Mobility: How to Perform a Middle Toe Pull

education mobility Nov 12, 2018

Let's talk about the area we are trying to mobilize so you can get the most out of this drill!

Locate the boney protuberance just below your ankle on the middle/top of your foot, just before that there is a dip. This is the joint we are trying to mobilize!

Oftentimes this drill is turned into a...

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Knee Mobility: How to Perform an Open-Chain Knee Circle

education mobility Nov 12, 2018

 

Remember the closed-chain knee circle we introduced you to that gave you permission to let your knees cross your toes?

Here is a new variation that requires much more precision and control because it is in an open-chain position!

We want your knees moving through a FULL range of motion. If...

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Knee Mobility: How to do a closed-chain knee circle in a lateral lunge

education mobility pain Oct 16, 2018

 

Knees are meant to move! One of the biggest myths we have seen in our careers is that you can't let you knees pass your toes in any stance. I challenge you to look up still images of athletes in action - their knees are in all kinds of awkward positions. 

If we don't prepare for these...

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Podcast: A Neuro-Centric Approach with Taylor Kruse (Hosted by: Integrate Yourself)

Taylor had the pleasure of being interviewed by Allison Pelot & Maja Gottlieb of the Integrate Yourself Podcast. 

In this episode, Taylor was able to talk about why vision and vestibular training is so important, the impact pain can have on individuals and why understanding their history...

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Hip Mobility: How to Perform a Closed-Chain Hip Circle

education mobility Oct 08, 2018

Up to this point we have covered Front Hip CirclesCross-Body Hip Circles and Side Hip Circles and Back Hip Circles.

All 4 of these positions were performed in the open-chain position. Today's variation is a closed-chain position which requires a slightly different...

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