• Brady McDaniel D.C.

Big Toe Mechanics – How much of a difference can it actually make?

The terms that you hear, toe off, heel strike, mid-foot, gait, arch support. Could all of these things be dependent on the movement of your big toe? When looking at how to

optimally load your foot/ankle and in turn calf/hamstring/quad and hip during running, the answer is yes.

How can a person’s toe’s range of motion cause issues 2-3 joints away from it?

There are two biomechanical mechanisms we need to understand before going any further.

Explained simply…


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