His response to one calcaneus correction using the Mally Method overwhelmed the patient and his 55 other colleagues in the audience. They all observed the patient stand and walk with immediate 60% improvement in gait and by the end of the day his seven year “idiopathic” foot drop and low back pain was completely eradicated.
So, you see the piriformis is adaptively contracting as a result of the stretch reflex. Therefore, does it make sense to stretch an already over-stretched muscle? The answer is clearly, NO!
Never In my wildest dreams, would I believe that my injuries would be such a key part of my journey and adventure into a profession often mocked at from a total failure to understand its philosophy and merits.