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Sore knees, hips or back? Check your feet!

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Back Pain, Injury Prevention | 0 comments

Those who experience pain in their backs, hips or knees while walking, running, working or exercising may find that the source of their discomfort resides much lower in their bodies – perhaps in their feet, said physical therapist Brock Monger, DPT, co-owner of Apex Physical Therapy in Madras. Made up of 26 bones, 33 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, the feet are complex structures designed for shock absorption and propulsion. Any functional deficiencies within the feet can negatively affect muscles and joints up through the legs and into the back. “Pain in the spine,...

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