As discussed in prior articles, ankle mobility restrictions can be a large player in knee pain. It makes sense that we should probably be correcting these issues if we’re finding them, especially in our patients with knee pain. One issue I’ve found with traditional ankle mobility exercises is that they can recreate the same knee pain that patients are coming into the clinic to correct. Obviously if we have a better less painful option it would be beneficial. Here’s a variation I like better that’s usually well tolerated in individuals with knee pain.
There it is,
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