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Understanding Pronation

Pronation refers to the way your foot rolls inward for impact distribution upon landing. Understanding your pronation type can help you find a comfortable running or walking shoe and prevent injury.

Pronator types include:

PRONATED: The overpronator may have issues relating to the timing of muscle firing, and prolonged rotation of the leg to the foot.

NEUTRAL: A neutral runner has no or few biomechanical problems.

SUPINATED: A supinated runner maybe subject to increased shock transmission through the lower limb.

Find a clinic near you to schedule a gait analysis appointment, today.

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Tagged In: gait analysis, pronation, running, walking
Posted on March 17, 2017

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    Understanding Pronation

    Pronation refers to the way your foot rolls inward for impact distribution upon landing. Understanding your pronation type can help you find a comfortable running or walking shoe and prevent injury.

    Pronator types include:

    PRONATED: The overpronator may have issues relating to the timing of muscle firing, and prolonged rotation of the leg to the foot.

    NEUTRAL: A neutral runner has no or few biomechanical problems.

    SUPINATED: A supinated runner maybe subject to increased shock transmission through the lower limb.

    Find a clinic near you to schedule a gait analysis appointment, today.

    Categories: Wellness
    Tagged In: gait analysis, pronation, running, walking
    Posted on March 17, 2017

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