I just started studying some basic qi gong movements. Correct posture is strongly emphasized.
I am 55 and have had a slightly splayed out right foot as long as I can remember, I do know that I broke a few bones in it as a child and they did not heal correctly (you can feel them with fingers).
But I cannot say for sure this is the cause, I just don't know. What I do know is, if I try to correct my foot alignment (straight ahead) and do something like the Elipse Machine, I develop right hip pain.
So back to the qi gong excerices. It seems to me this is just something I have to live with - that is, that I should do the excercises observing posture as best I can, excepting the foot.
Would someone with experience agree with this, or - is there an alternative?