The website of the chiropractor is under its sole responsibility. The CAI (Irish Association of Chiropractic), can not be held responsible and does not endorse any personal site, however it is not forbidden for the chiropractor to inform more patients as long as it does not violate the rules of ethics . Caution is required with regard to the facts stated and research in force.

 

 

The information provided here does not replace any advice and consultation with your chiropractor or doctor. The studies or articles cited are for information purposes and suggest the possibility of effective care for a given problem.

© 2018 by Dr.Quentin FONTANARAVA Doctor of Chiropractic 

All rights reserved

January 30, 2019

January 20, 2019

January 16, 2019

December 20, 2018

Please reload

Posts Récents

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

Posts à l'affiche

CALF STRETCH WITH TOWEL

January 20, 2019

 

Good Morning 🤗

Today it's time to talk about your calves 👉

Your calves may feel tight for a number of different reasons. The calf is made up of two muscles : the gastrocnemius (medial & lateral head) and the soleus. These muscles are taxed on a daily basis by walking from place to place or participating in strenuous exercise.

Tightness or pain in the calves is often the result of overuse. 🔥🔥

 

Marathon runners, triathletes, and older individuals who do lots of strenuous exercises may be at higher risk of developing tight calves or even muscle cramps.

These muscles are the main sources of power for the motion of the ankle. The fascia of these two muscles comes together to form the Achilles tendon at the back of our ankle.

Do you remember about our video with the plantar fascia? Well, you should know that :
"The achilles tendons also attaches to the plantar fascia. If the calf muscles that attach to the achilles tendon are tight, the ankle becomes less flexible, and the plantar fascia also tightens. Frequently, the pain is notice after getting up in the morning or after standing after long periods of sitting "

Source : American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine 👨‍⚕️👩‍⚕️

 

Music : Say Good Night - Joakim Karud

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Retrouvez-nous
Please reload

Rechercher par Tags
Please reload

Archives
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square