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AvatarTom Matchinsky
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When utilizing banded distraction you are mostly attacking the big thick joint capsule that surrounds the ankle. Make sure to keep your foot on the ground and don’t go into a collapsed foot or impinged position of the ankle (you’ll know if you are) and freestyle into all the corners that feel stiff and tight. Remember when working with the joint capsule you need to oscillate in and out of end range many times, like 30-50, to make change. Think breaking a credit card in half. The ankle is notoriously stubborn so it can be attacked several times a week if need be.