walking

Walking Bike

I want this both for myself and my future therapy gym. From Dean. walking bike for stroke rehabilitation Massive amounts of therapy available in one intervention. Balance. Walking. Upper limb extension. Hand grasping. Sensation – Wind blowing over skin. So… Read More ›

Heel Raises (calf raises)

I tried to explain to someone the importance of this exercise and strengthening this muscle. This will strengthen the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles, the calf muscles.  These muscles, when contracted, will plantarflex the foot(point the toes).  So when you do… Read More ›

Gastroc/Soleus Complex

A lot of my posts recently have been really orthopedic because of my job.  I’m seeing all these words that I didn’t use for 3 years and it’s triggering ideas for blog posts.  Your calf muscle.  Your calf muscle is… Read More ›

Gait gait gait gait gait

Dean asked me recently if I knew of any videos or anything demonstrating the proper mechanics of gait.  I didn’t, but I looked around the interweb and found this.  It’s really good.  But it’s also kinda boring and technical.  But… Read More ›

Gait

I’ve written a lot about walking.  This is another thing that I first wrote about before I knew that I didn’t know anything.  They told us in PT school that gait and everything that goes along with gait is a… Read More ›