Walking

What do you know about your muscle activity during walking? And why is walking so important?

Physical Therapists are specialized in analyzing gait. What is Gait? Gait is a person’s manner of walking. Normal human gait is a repetition of a sequence of limb movements that progress the body along a specific path while maintaining weight-bearing stability, conserving energy, and absorbing the shock of floor impact. Woah! A lot of big …

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Lateral Band Walks

Physical Therapist Dr. Colin Miller demonstrates the lateral band walk. This is great exercise to improve strength and muscle endurance of the glutes. Some great tips for this exercise: 1. Get butt back and weight in heels 2. Keep the knees over the toes (not inside or outside of them) 3. Keep a good distance …

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