Do Foot Impairments Contribute to Functional Limitation in Individuals with LAS & CAI?

Research Paper Title Foot impairments contribute to functional limitation in individuals with ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability. Background To investigate the clinical measures of foot posture and morphology, multisegmented joint motion and play, strength, and dynamic balance in recreationally active young adults with and without a history of a lateral ankle sprain (LAS), copers,… Read More

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Can a Shoulder Problem/Injury Be Caused by your Feet?

Ankles and feet are responsible for weight bearing and ambulation (aka walking). Proper function and mechanics of ankles and feet are essential for most sports activities and performance of activities of daily living. Slight abnormalities in the feet and ankles (e.g. muscular imbalance, proprioceptive dysfunction, and structural changes) are transmitted via the kinetic chain to… Read More

What are the Effects of Dual-task & Walking Speed on Gait Variability in People with Chronic Ankle Instability (CAI)?

Research Paper Title Effects of dual-task and walking speed on gait variability in people with chronic ankle instability: a cross-sectional study. Background Recent evidence suggests that impaired central sensorimotor integration may contribute to deficits in movement control experienced by people with chronic ankle instability (CAI). This study compared the effects of dual-task and walking speed… Read More