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Foot And Ankle Exercises Archives - Team Doctors Blog | Athlete for Life! Google

Video Tutorial #205 Barefoot-Arch Stretches in Malaysia

Barefoot-Arch Stretch

Dr. James Stoxen DC of Chicago IL and Dr. Amir Majidi Dc of Ontario Canada  April 29, 2012 at a park Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Keep in touch with Dr. Stoxen and Team Doctors by connecting to us below: Connect with Dr. Stoxen:                                        Connect with Team Doctors: Dr. James Stoxen DC Facebook                                   Team Doctors Facebook Dr. James Stoxen DC Twitter                                        Team Doctors Twitter Dr. James Stoxen … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #204 Calf Raises

Calf Raises

  A lot of us do a lot of leg work to develop our lower body muscles, but completely forget about the calves (or neglect them for fear they'll get bulky). Calf Raises develop flexibility and strength in the ankle joint and calf. Calf raises are a method of exercising the gastrocnemius, tibialis posterior and soleus muscles of the lower leg. The movement performed is plantar flexion, aka ankle extension. Calf raises will also help with blood circulation which is especially helpful … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #203 The Foot Supination To Pronation Roll-Press Exercise

Foot and Ankle Roll

  The Foot Supination to Pronation Roll-Press Exercise is A great exercise for those who stand a lot. It can also help with the prevention of  foot injuries, foot cramps, ball of toe pain, plantar fasciitis and  foot arch pain as well.  Doing this exercise might also help with preventing a sprained foot, twisted ankle and/or a broken ankle. This ankle exercise is similar to the foot exercise you do for the recovery and rehabilitation of a sprained ankle.  Therefore it will help speed … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #28 Self-Tests & Exercises To Reduce Over Pronation and Over Supination From Impacts During Walking and Running

Suspension System Muscles

  Exercise has long shown to improve health but not all exercise is healthy. Some doctors think just exercise alone without regard to what the exercise does is good enough. Wrong! Exercise such as running and even simple walking with over pronation or over supination can actually do you more harm than good. Also, exercise of any kind with a locked spring puts you at risk for injury and theoretically causes stress, strain, wear, tear and inflammation of the area of … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #201 Can You Pass The Foot Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test? (Posterior View)

The Foot Ankle Alignment Test (back view)

  Dr. James Stoxen DC of Chicago IL, USA and  Dr. Amir Majidi Dc of  Toronto, Ontario, Canada April 29, 2012 at a park Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Today I am going to help you evaluate if your Human Spring Suspension System muscles are weak by doing the Foot and Ankle Alignment Test. Dr. Amir Majidi Dc from Toronto, Canada, my research assistant will be demonstrating for you how to execute the test. This is the sister test to the Foot-Ankle Toe Raise Alignment Test … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #107 Ankle Exercise Training Strengthening

Board Ankle Training

    Instructions: Standing on the balance board, balance on it rolling back and forth from one side to the other. You can also move in dorsiflexion and plantarflexion. Challenge yourself in many directions. Spring Action: This develops the spring suspension system muscles of the foot and ankle. Special Tip: This exercise should be done barefoot but can be done shod. You can add challenging hand-eye coordination drills to incorporate the balance into an … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #105 Foot Eversion

Spring Strengthening Of The Human Foot Eversion

  This is an excellent exercise to develop the human spring suspension system muscles of the arch. Instructions: Sit on the floor and attach a Velcro cuff to your foot with the band facing towards the opposite foot. Wrap the with the elastic band around the opposite foot and hold onto it with your hands. Start in full inversion and evert your foot fully to the end range of motion. Spring Action: This exercise develops the muscles that suspend the spring in your … [Read more...]


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