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 #152 Ricochet Box Jump

Ricochet Box Jumps

    This exercise develops the foot, it's arch and ankle with a twisting motion. Controlled performance is a must. This exercise will help you with your foot, arch and ankle to gain stability, agility and coordination with activities of living and your performance in sports.     … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #151 Lateral Cone Jumps

Lateral Cone Hops

Lateral Cone Jumps Taken from excerpt from the book, 'how I got my wiggle back' From side to side jump over three or four markers (cones) keeping your legs together and throwing your arms upward. Strive for maximum height and concentrate on landing midfoot or forefoot. Don't rest between jumps. Form is so important while performing any of these exercises. Have you ever seen those heroic scenes of elite marathon runners willing themselves over the finishing line? In some of the … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #111 Rectus Abdominal Cable Crunch Pull Downs

Cable Abdominal Crunches

      excerpt from the book, 'How I Got My Wiggle Back', page 163 Rectus Abdominus Pull Downs You can do this on a high lat - low row machine. Attach a bar or rope to a weight on the machine. Kneel down and hold the bar directly behind your head. Your spine is fully extended and you are stretching the abs in the kneeling positions. Pull down (and forward), curling your spine with your abs. Try to get your elbows to your knees. Repeat, … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial # 108 Cable Hip Adduction And Foot Inversion

Cable hip adduction and foot inversion (finish)

        Instructions: taken from page 162 from How I Got My Wiggle Back While standing, attach a Velcro cuff to your foot.  Start in full eversion and invert your foot fully.  Your leg crosses over and back to the end range of motion. the cable runs across the body.  Do not move your shin bone. The lower leg must not not move at all. (no cheating!) By holding it still, the muscles in the foot are isolated. Spring Action: This exercise … [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 #106 Foot Inversion Exercise

Spring Strengthening Of The Human Foot, Inversion

  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 eversion and invert your foot fully to the end range of motion.   Spring Action: This exercise develops the muscles that … [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...]

Video Tutorial # 162 How does the Human Spring Work to Absorb Impacts Without Cushion Footwear? My Research

Arch Spring

  These photos come from slow motion videos I did of a barefoot runner. The arch is like a spring; it has 26 bones in the foot, 33 joints and even a spring ligament. Arch “Leaf Spring” Bend Creates Energy When your body weight comes down it sits primarily on the first and second toe; the remaining three toes, number three through five work as guides. When the weight hit’s the arch, the arch bends as it descends a couple millimeters to a couple centimeters in the middle, … [Read more...]

“When Exercise Accelerates Aging!” By Dr. James Stoxen DC

International Fitness Professionals Association

    When Exercise Accelerates Aging  Dr James Stoxen DC October 19, 2007 In preparation for Dr. Stoxen's appearance on WGN Channel 9 for special medical report This special news report will feature Dr James Stoxen, D.C., President of Team Doctors, Chiropractic Treatment and Training Centers. Dr. Stoxen will talk about how mainstream research has confirmed that inflammation accelerates aging. Now, a growing number of experts believe as a result, in some cases, … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #89 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates A Stretch To Increase The Flexibility Of The Arch Of Your Foot

Dr james Stoxen DC demonstrates stretching the arch of the foot

  In The Human Spring Mechanism there are two parts that colide. The ground and your body. If you don't have anything in between them then they will collide. We were designed with a spring mechanism that is built into each floor of your body. What I am going to show you is a new stretch that will help strengthen the Human Spring and increase the flexibility of the arch of your foot. First you grab each one of your toes with your finger Pull towards you to stretch your … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #87 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Self-Help Deep Tissue Of The Ankle Mortise

Pressure point of the ankle mortise

When your Human Spring is released then the forces are loaded deep into the spring. This means: You get maximum loading maximum protection maximum energy for efficiency The body is a giant spring with 7 floors of springs: The arch The subtalar joint The ankle mortise The knee The hip The spine The head-neck Today we are going to release the third floor which is the ankle mortise. This is where the ankle bone or the edge of the distal edge of the tibia meets … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #85 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates Stretching Great For Mortons Neuromas And Narrow Heels

Stretching The Feet By Spreading The Toes

note: please allow video to load, then click start for smoother viewing The Human Spring Mechanism is important for walking, jogging, running and movement of any kind. The Human Spring protects you from the impacts of the landings. By preserving the Human Spring we protect ourselves from those impacts. The Human Spring also recycles energy. To explain this further think of a spring. It changes it's physical shape during the spring down or deformation process, stores energy and then … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #77 Dr James Stoxen DC Demonstrates How to Self Adjust Your Toes

Dr James Stoxen DC Releases The Toes

At the age of 27 I suffered from pain and fatigue. I developed foot and toe pain, sharp leg pain, lower hip pain and even knee cap pain. Every weight bearing joint was killing me!  My knees were cracking with every step. Not to mention having foot lock.  I sounded like a cricket! I couldn’t lift without severe lower back pain afterwards. I was a 27 year old doctor thinking, what are the causes of arthritis? I was thinking there has to be a treatment plan for pain! In my experience … [Read more...]

Video Tutorial #6 Important Functions Of The Human Spring Mechanism, To Protect The Body From Impact Forces


The functions of The Human Spring: The Human Spring recycles energy through the spring mechanism The Human Spring is a protective mechanism The Second important function of the Human Spring is that is absorbs the forces of the landings. Therefore it is a protective mechanism that protects you from the impacts. Kids fall down and cry for a minute and then get up and run around like nothing ever happened. When we as adults fall down sometimes we have a hard time getting up. We … [Read more...]


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