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Windlass Mechanism
The windlass mechanism is the body’s natural arch support mechanism of the foot that occurs when the heel comes off the ground. The winding of the plantar aponeurosis around the first MPJ as part of the windlass mechanism raises the arch of the foot.
 
 
   
   
 
   

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Windlass Mechanism

Windlass Mechanism

The Reverse Windlass Mechanism

 

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