Life PT team professional development series – the foot!
We kicked off our 2017 Life PT Professional Development series with a session on the humble foot. Jen Guest from Smarthealth Training led us through the workshop which covered the anatomy of the foot, common injury presentations and how these are typically treated. The big surprise for all of us was the importance of our toes and especially big toe in movement – these seemingly unimportant parts of our body may be the undiscovered reason for pain that we get in our knees, hip or even further up our bodies! With this in mind, Jen took us through a session of ‘Toga’ at the end – a few exercises to mobilise, activate and strengthen our toes so don’t be surprised if you end up with your shoes off at your next PT session!