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Should Your Thighs Touch? by Mariska Breland, Fuse Pilates Posted Thu 21 Nov 2013 9:37am There’s a lot of talk out there about Chip Wilson, the CEO of Lululemon, defending his pants pilling. Here at our Fuse Pilates DC studio, we’ve been talking about it, too. Recently, he said that if a woman’s thighs didn’t rub, the pants wouldn’t pill. Therefore, it’s the woman’s thighs being inappropriately sized for the pants that are the prob ... Read on »
Developmental Phases by JYorey Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm What are they? Developmental phases are stages that one's lower extremities undergo until a final growth period has been achieved. There are certain terms that are used which refer to these developmental phases. They are genu valgum or "knocked knee" and genu varum or "bowlegged ness". Genu varum or bowlegs are common/normal for toddlers until ab ... Read on »
General knee complaints - how AposTherapy can help by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 10:55am Knee pain can be a debilitating condition and in many cases patients may feel that surgery is their only option. This article explains the different types of knee complaints and how they can be treated using non-invasiveAny test or technique that does not involve penetration of the ski ... Read on »
Leg Alignment by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 5:44pm Hi Lesley!! Here’s my client question: 43 year old former dancer (ballet) and gymnast Runner in her late 20’s until recently when she has been sidetracked by hip bursitis. She spoke with her Doctor and Physical Therapist before starting with me. They said that she can do any type of movement provided it doesn’t cause her pain.They woul ... Read on »
Let's Talk More About Degenerative Arthritis. by Liyesen Posted Sun 27 Sep 2009 2:38am Knee joint is the largest and most complex structure joint in our human body. Because of its superficial position;  its bearing of heavy burden; its huge amount of activities; its complicated structure but unstable  structure (especially during activities), it can easily lead to injury. Knee joint is also a common place for hyperosteogeny. This i ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Why would pigeon toes make you run faster? by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:12pm Most football coaches can pick their halfbacks just by watching them walk. The fastest runners are often flat footed, pigeon toed, and bow legged. When you run, you land on the outside bottom part of your foot and roll toward the inside. Most flat feet appear flat because the ankles roll in excessively causing the arches to touch the ground. Ex ... Read on »
How your Toes and Leg Alignment Affects the Feet for Healthy Heels by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 Feb 2013 4:05am How Are You Working: Legs turned Toe-Out, Parallel, or Pigeon?  This article is Part 2 in a 3-part series on Healthy Feet: Heel Mobility for Better Balance & Body Control Little, seemingly insignificant posture habits can set you up for problems, pain and injury.  And what is interesting is the fact that your heels and ankles might not be ... Read on »
Common Footballing Injuries and Latest Treatments by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Thu 10 Oct 2013 5:19am The Causes and Treatment of Common Footballing Injuries Dr Ralph Rogers MD PhD MBA Medical Director, The London Sports Injury Clinic,  108 Harley Street   Playing Conditions and Injuries Football is the most popular sport in the world and it is played by many mil ... Read on »
Low back pain can be traced to the feet. by Carol Grant Posted Mon 09 Nov 2009 10:02pm Many times low back, hip and knee pain can be traced to the feet. Even if your feet don’t hurt, they may be a major factor contributing to your health problems. I find that if a patient doesn’t respond to treatment, addressing any foot issues can result in dramatic improvement. A foot problem may be the cause of discomfort or pain in your leg ... Read on »