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The “Weakly” Muscle – Structure vs. Function

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muslce - Structure vs. Function Created: Nov 19, 2015 A little diversion from our typical format, this week I’d like to discuss the differences between structure and function. I had posted this on Facebook [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Transversus Abdomens (TVA)

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Transversus Abdomens (TVA) Created: Nov 12, 2015 ORIGIN: Inner surface of the 7th-12th cartilages of the ribs, the deep layers of the thoracolumbar fascia, the anterior two-thirds of the iliac [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – THE TFL

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - THE TFL Created: Oct 27, 2015 ORIGIN: ASIS (Anterior Superior Iliac Spine) and the anterior part of the iliac crest. If you feel your hip bone in the front, this muscle [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The SCM

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The SCM Created: Oct 28, 2015 ORIGIN: The base of the skull near the ear (mastoid process) INSERTION: The collar bone (clavicle) and the breast bone (sternum) ACTION: You have one [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Soleus

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Soleus Created: Nov 05, 2015 ORIGIN: Posterior surface of the proximal fibula and the soleal line of the tibia. INSERTION: Dorsum (front) of the calcaneus via the calcaneal tendon or [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Gluteus Maximus

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Gluteus Maximus Created: Nov 27, 2015 ORIGIN: Fascia of the gluteus medius, the external surface of the ilium behind the posterior gluteal line, the fascia of the erector spinae, the [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Pronator Teres

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Pronator Teres Created: Dec 05, 2015 ORIGIN: Medial epicondyle of the humerus, coronoid process of the ulna, and the common flexor tendon. INSERTION: Lateral radius distal to the insertion of [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The ITB (Iliotibial Band)

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The ITB (Iliotibial Band) Created: Dec 11, 2015 ORIGIN: A muscular origin where 25% comes from the TFL and 75% comes from the Glute Max. It courses down the lateral [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Rhomboid

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Rhomboid Created: Dec 26, 2015 ORIGIN: Spinous process of the vertebrae T1-T5. (Dead center in your spine just below your neck) INSERTION: Medial margin of the scapula inferior to the [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – The Gluteus Medius

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - The Gluteus Medius Created: Jan 05, 2016 ORIGIN: External surface of the ilium between the anterior and posterior gluteal lines. If you feel your hip crest and go just inferiorly, you [...]

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The “Weakly” Muscle – STOP STRETCHING!

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - STOP STRETCHING! Created: Jan 09, 2016 It is truly quite simple. Consider the human body to be the ultimate machine. It’s inherent organic decisions are never arbitrary. What this means is [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|

The “Weakly” Muscle – Runners Knee

Blog >The "Weakly" Muscle - Plantar Fasciitis RSS Feed The "Weakly" Muscle - Runners Knee Created: Feb 16, 2016 I have to be honest, even though this group of conditions are all pretty similar, I chose "Runners Knee" as the title because I figured [...]

By |January 7th, 2019|

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