There has been chat around the traps for a bit about a ‘new’ program called ‘the foot core paradigm’. What’s it all about? Is it really the next big thing.. or does it just push an agenda? A recent paper in The British Journal of Sports Medicine outlines the new paradign. It can be downloaded…
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I think we can all agree that having intrinsic foot strength is an ideal that we wish we could all achieve. Heck I would like a six pack, but I’m just too damn lazy to put the work in. The same is true for the foot core. That being said we should encourage our patients to strengthen their feet firs but may need to offer other options like orthotics and ESWT to our pathologic patients.
I agree compliance is THE majot sticking point Rob.. there is no getting around the fact those exercises are boring!