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Causes

Causes

The foot is an amazing piece of machinery in that it needs to be both flexible to provide shock absorption at and soon after heel strike, but also rigid to act as a lever as the heel leaves the ground during propulsion. The ‘switch’ that transforms the foot from flexible to rigid and back is the big toe joint (1st MTP), which when extended at heel strike tensions tissues underneath the foot thus making the foot rigid.

Failure of any one of the component parts of the foot can lead to a number of different conditions. The foot is so complex in motion that a number of different conditions can be observed when even one joint becomes stiff or a muscle tight.