Orthotics

Tibialis Anterior (shin muscle)

I did a post about foot drop.  The reason this happens is because your tibialis anterior muscle weakens and your calf muscles get spastic and shorten.  So, therapists will often put you in an AFO(ankle foot orthotic).  The tibialis anterior is the… Read More ›

My Gait

Gait just means the way you walk.  In PT school, we were taught to look for certain things when evaluating someone’s gait.  Well, after the stroke I was lucky to stand up.  My gait – terrible to say the least. … Read More ›