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Improving Movement Accuracy with Barefoot Science

Podiatrist Dr. Emily Splichal describes several concepts below including impact forces and movement accuracy. If you have patients who complain of chronic foot pain, we encourage you to share this article with them. Don’t forget about your peers who might also be interested in learning more about the topic as well.  For a dancer, athlete, surgeon or pilot – precision of movement …

Dr. Emily Splichal

Dr. Emily Splichal

Podiatrist and Human Movement Specialist

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Thinking Outside the Body: External Control Cues for Lower Limb Rehab

Motor Control – defined as “conscious (intentional) or unconscious brain activation to coordinate the trunk and/or limbs to perform a motor skill or action” – is a popular topic in movement performance and rehabilitative research. Research over the last 10 years seems to indicate that “external cues” (in which the individual’s attention is drawn an object or mental image outside …

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Eric Dinkins

PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert.MT, CMP, MCTA, CCI