Biomechanics

What is the ‘too many toes’ sign?

The term ‘too many toes sign’ is widely used when looking at someone standing or during a gait analysis. It does not mean that someone has more than five toes on their foot. When someone is standing or walking and you are watching them...

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What is the science behind going barefoot?

There is none. A lot of claims have been made regarding the evidence for barefoot over wearing shoes, especially in the context of running. There was quite a fad while back towards barefoot running with many and multiple claims about the science...

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How to fix abductory twist?

An abductory twist is a sudden and abrupt abduction of the rearfoot just as the heel is coming off the ground during gait. The abductory twist on its own is not necessary a problem and it really just a sign of an underlying problem that may or may...

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