Valgus and varus knee positions describe the way the tibia meets the femur at the knee joint. They refer to a pattern where the knee is positioned either medial or lateral of the ideal. In this position, the knee is more vulnerable to some types of strain on tissues surrounding it, which may cause pain as well as reduced function.
Plantar fasciitis, a common source of heel pain, has many different causes. Although it’s a painful condition, it usually heals without invasive treatments.
Tibialis anterior and fibularis longus are key muscles of the lower leg that are important for standing, walking, running and jumping.
David explains what the tensor fascia latae and the iliotibial band are, where they attach, and what they do.
Explore the bones, joints, and ligaments that make up the knee joint. Learn how the knee moves and functions.
David explains what the lateral gluteals are, where gluteus medius and gluteus minimus attach, and what they do.