Tag Archives: feet

Mobility Joint, Stability Joint, Strenghening

Joint Mobility

Mobility Joint – Stability Joint – Strengthening We refer to Mobility as the degree to which a joint can move before being restricted by surrounding tissues. Not all the joints taught are considered mobility joints. Starting from the big toes joint, and moving up the body, to the upper cervical joints, we can count one […]

Arthritis

Arthritis Overview Arthritis can be described as the swelling and tenderness of one or more joints. Symptoms include: joint pain stiffness reduce Range of Motion (ROM) Major Types: Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid-Arthritis Said so, Arthritis can be a consequence of another type of disease, like: Ankylosing spondylitis Gout Juvenile idiopathic Psoriatic A. Reactive A. Septic A. Thumb […]

Joint Mobilisation

Feet Metatarsal Mobilisation

Joint Mobilisation Overview Joint mobilisations are manual therapy techniques that aim to improve joint mobility and flexibility and reduce joint pain. Joint mobilisation can be applied to many body joints. There are contraindications that have to be taken into consideration for mobilisation: Joint swelling Osteoarthritis Bond Fracture Bulge disk (if the mobs are intended on […]

Happy bunion’s story

Feet pain free, no bunion

Happy Bunion ‘s Story Overview A bunion is a bond malformation at the base of the big toes. Leading causes are: foot stress high foot arch wearing high heels narrow shoes A bunion is often correlated to Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is due to the cartilage degeneration that separates 2 bonds. In this case, the 2 bonds […]

Lipedema

What is Lipedema? Lipedema is a condition that causes excess fat to accumulate under the skin either in the lower or upper part of the body. Said so, it is a condition that affects mainly women. in fact it manifests itself just after hormonal changes, such as puberty, post pregnancy or in older age, after […]

Barefoot shoes. It is just a trend?

Vivo barefoot wear

Barefoot shoes are now becoming more and more popular. One of the main reasons why this is happening, I believe is the spreading idea that having the feet, seated in a tight box all day, is not so beneficial. So, what can be beneficial about going around barefoot? Or having barefoot shoes? Well, the foot […]

Muscle VS Tendon

Muscle and Tendon are two different types of fibres that connect bonds, and allows joint to be moved by contracting or extending. A muscle consists of fibres of muscle cells covered by fascia, bundled together with many more fascia fibres, all surrounded by thick protective tissue. So each muscle fibre is covered in the fascia, […]

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