Toe Touch, Big Toe Extension, and Snoring – Movement Debrief Episode 89

Movement Debrief Episode 89 is in the books. Below is a copy of the video for your viewing pleasure, and audio if you can’t stand looking at me. Here is the set list: Do I use a toe touch? What information does the toe touch tell me? Is being able to palm the floor desirable? How do I improve someone’s toe touch? How can big toe extension become limited? How does the first ray influence big toe extension? How does calcaneal position influence the big toe? How do I go about improving big toe extension? Are there any modifications to consider for hallux rigidus? What course of action should someone take who both snores and does not feel rested upon waking? What are some key hygiene measures to consider? What are key exercises to focus on? When should referral occur and who should you go to?

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Challenges of Home Exercise Execution, Do You Really Have Sagittal Plane? and PT in 25 Years

[iframe style=”border:none” src=”//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5716224/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/custom/tdest_id/568557/custom-color/#87A93A” height=”100″ width=”480″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen] Here’s what we talked about: What makes getting patients to do their home exercises challenging. Strategies I implement to increase adherence. How I determine when sagittal plane control is adequate. What I think PT will be like 25 years from now. Check out this episode!

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The 6-Step Method to Reading the Shit Out of Books

What Were We Talking About Again? If there is one thing I’ve struggled with over the years, it’s long term retention. Though remembering course materials has had it’s challenges, the struggle is worse with books. Overconsumption was part of the problem. Trying to read faster, and across multiple unrelated books caused more detriment than use. Much as our attention spans can be overstimulated by abundant information on the internet, so to can we suffer this fate with reading. There are a lot of books after all. While narrowing my reading focus has helped quite a bit, improving my reading strategy was equally important. I remember one summer I made it my goal to learn how to shuffle cards. We played A LOT of cards on my family vacations, and I was tired of having to use the automatic shuffler or having someone else shuffle for me at the family card game. It was time to become a man, damnit! I shuffled anytime I had some free time during the day; which back when I was a kid led to multiple bouts of daily shuffling. By the end of the summer, I was unconscious with shuffling, and still am to this day. Frequent, quality repetitions at any task will likely lead to improvement. Learning material is no different, we must just foster an environment of multiple exposures to said material. Here’s my latest attempt at doing so.

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