M.10. First MTP Extension MWM: Closed Kinetic Chain

MOBILISATION
Lateral glide of first metatarsal on stabilized proximal phalanx

MOVEMENT
First toe extension through client’s plantar-flexion at the ankle

INDICATIONS
Pain with, or restriction of, first toe extension in closed kinetic chain

NOTES

  • Ensure mobilisation force produces a true glide not a medial tilt (abduction) of phalanx
  • May require additional rotation component