What is the lunge test?

Health and Fitness
When walking the range of movement available at the ankle joint is so important. When we put the foot on the ground the body above needs to move ahead above that foot. This forward motion takes place at the ankle joint, so it must be obvious that there really should be nothing which stops that forward movement at the ankle. Problems such as osteoarthritis within the ankle joint will impact that forward movement. Another common problem that may hinder that forward motion are tight calf muscles. They stop the leg moving the required range of motion above the foot. If that movement is restricted than a number of compensations may occur. Firstly, walking is a lot harder. It is more fatiguing as far more efforts are needed to walk. Secondly,…
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