The Connection Between Your Knees, Feet, and Pain-Free Movement


Ever wonder what the most overlooked part of the body is when it comes to easing pain and improving function?

Here’s a hint.

You have two, and they each have 26 bones, 33 joints, 56 ligaments, 20-plus muscles, and 7,000 nerve endings—yes, SEVEN-THOUSAND!

Give up?

It’s your feet!

Your feet are built-in movement machines that play a vital role in your whole body's well-being, especially your knees.

In the last two videos, we looked at knee alignment when going up steps.

Today’s video builds on those videos by bringing in your feet.

What you’ll learn today applies to going up steps and everyday walking and running.

Once you get the hang of it, you’ll get more whole-body benefits with every step you take.

After you check it out, I’d love to know how it goes. Make sure to tell me in the comments below the video.

With more movement in my feet,


P.S. Want to learn more ways to ease aches and pains while getting stronger and more flexible?

The Pilates Tonic Online Membership is packed with alignment-based restorative exercises to do just that.

Inside the membership, you can regain, improve, and maintain flexibility, strength, and ease in your body.



Hi, I’m Sydney… I’m here to help you get out of pain and get stronger and more flexible through alignment-based restorative exercise so you can enjoy all the activities you love in life. You can work with me in two convenient ways: digitally through the Pilates Tonic Online membership or personally with in-person Restorative Movement Sessions.

2 Responses

  1. Thank you. As someone recovering from a broken foot this will help me be mindful to engage the back leg when stepping up from each side. I believe I’ve been favoring “unbroken side” subconsciously and it’s time to get more balanced.

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