Leg Length Discrepancy: Treating the Conditions

Detect, Correct, and Prevent Conditions Caused by Leg Length Discrepancies By: John Palo, BS, DC, CCSP, DABCO “Doctors, teachers, and those who nurse the sick should be aware what sort of thing is man, what is life, what is health, and in what manner a parity and concordance of the elements maintains it; while a discordance of these 

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Weightbearing Casting Produces the Best Results

By: William M. Austin, DC, CCSP, CCRD Over and over again, the weightbearing casting method has been shown to be the most reliable, accurate, and effective process for creating custom-made foot orthotics. The question as to which type of orthotic is the best for your patients has been settled, too: Foot Levelers’ functional orthotics work 

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Chiropractic and Orthotics Change Lives

When Joseph Bunch, currently in his later 40s, came to the Life University Chiropractic Clinic, he was doubtful that Chiropractic could help him. Though at one time he had played basketball and run track, he had since undergone five leg surgeries (even a total left hip replacement). To make matters worse, he was also diagnosed 

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Rehabilitation Technique: ASR

Download PDF Now The ASR Program: Improving Foot and Ankle Alignment Pronation and supination are normal foot movements that occur during walking and running, but when they exceed normal ranges, the stability of the entire musculoskeletal complex is at risk. Excessive pronation hampers the body’s ability to stand, walk and run. Excessive supination makes the 

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Hip Pain and Orthotic Support

Download PDF Now Most hip problems seen by Chiropractors have developed gradually, over a period of weeks, months or even years. There is usually an underlying biomechanical imbalance, or possibly some type of overuse syndrome. Common examples include trochanteric bursitis, recurrent muscle strains (hamstrings, adductors), piriformis syndrome and snapping hip. By far the most frequently 

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The Plantar Vault: the Body’s Personal Vault

Download PDF Now Arches and Orthotic Support Our feet are the foundation for our bodies, including the pelvis and spine: they provide balance, propel us, safely absorb heel-strike shock and adapt to walking stresses. The feet provide the necessary stability to perform daily activities and are reliant upon an arched structure comprised of 3 bony 

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The Kinetic Chain: Foundation of the Body

Download PDF Now We have all heard that the foot bone is connected to the knee bone, the knee bone is connected to the hip bone, etc. This, in essence, is the lower extremity Kinetic Chain. The term “Kinetic Chain” originated in 1875 by Franz Reuleaux, a mechanical engineer and president of Berlin Royal Technical 

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