Improve Your Foot's Ability to Supinate to Make Your SI Joint Feel Better While Walking
Your SI Joint should not stop you from doing activities you enjoy!
The video above addresses one specific potential cause for SI Joint pain while walking: limited foot supination.
Why Do I Have Pain in My SI Joint While Walking?
Although the foot is a long way from your pelvis, it directly affects how your SI Joint functions.
If your foot won't supinate - this is when the arch lifts - while walking, you'll have a poor support to push from.
If your arch stays stuck in pronation - this is when the arch drops - your knee will collapse to the inside. This knee collapse results in extra stress to the SI Joint.
What Can I Do To Fix My SI Joint Pain with Walking?
Stand with the affected side leg behind you (staggered stance). This means if your right SI Joint hurts, stand with your right foot behind and left foot in front.
Unweight your backside heel a little bit so it is just off the floor. Rotate your backside knee toward the outside.
As you rotate your knee out, you'll feel and see your arch lift! That's exactly what should happen as your heel starts to come off the ground while walking.
After enough repetitions, you should feel your glute working and fatiguing.
Remember, This Is Only The Start For Most Injury Recoveries...
The body is complicated and this is one small, but important piece to your injury recovery.
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