Plantar fasciitis and heel spur: Once the mechanism of plantar fasciitis is understood, the development of a heel spur is easy to understand. A heel spur is a bone spur that forms on the calcaneal tuberosity along the line of …
Neck traction performed with a towel, along with stabilization of the shoulder girdle, thereby increasing the strength of the traction force.
Muscle memory describes the concept that musculature contracts in patterns for both posture and motion, and these patterns reside in the nervous system.
Plantar fasciitis is a condition in which the plantar fascia (plantar aponeurosis) of the foot becomes irritated and inflamed.
This blog post contains the cited research references for the eleven-part blog post series on Psoas Major Function that is found on Learnmuscles.com.
Looking at the psoas major from a biomechanical perspective might be the key to understanding this elusive and controversial muscle.
The psoas major’s has extensive fascial connections. The psoas major is part of the deep front line myofascial meridian (anatomy train).
The psoas major crosses the hip and spinal joints. However, it is often overlooked that the psoas major also crosses the sacroiliac joint.
A healthy joint is both mobile and stable. However, some sources are concerned about the psoas major’s compression/stabilization effect upon the spine.
The psoas major’s sagittal plane lumbar spine joint action is by far its most controversial function. The term “psoas paradox” describes this controversy.