AFX Technical Paper: Are Feet at Fault for Back, Hip & Knee Woes?


One question the AFX team is often asked is “can strengthening your feet help with problems at the knees, hips and back?” We can answer this question with a definite ‘yes’; common ailments such as patellofemoral syndrome (pain in the front of the knee), iliotibial band syndrome (pain on the outside of the knee, thigh, or hip), and lumbosacral pain (pain in the lower back) are often a result of musculoskeletal misalignment, which can be significantly affected by foot and ankle strength.

To read the complete article on Back, Hip and Knee Woes by Rick Hall, M.Sc. click here.

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