Last But Not Least, The Legs: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 4

Welcome to week four of my four-week program for better posture and alignment. This week, we focus on the lower extremities.

In a perfect world, the load-bearing joints of your lower leg, specifically the knee and ankle, should stack directly on top of each other with the foot pointing straight ahead. But for most of us, due to a lack of sufficient movement that starts at a young age (sitting at your desk in school, playing Nintendo after school, etc.), the innermost layer of stabilizing muscles that are responsible for controlling hip balance and stability begin to weaken and other larger compensating muscles take over. The end result is a misaligned femur, knee joint, ankle, and foot. Keep reading…

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