Gait Analysis Explained
What is gait analysis?
Gait analysis involves observing how the body moves with walking and running. As a Podiatrist we pay attention to the way your feet move, but also how your body moves a whole - it is all connected!
In a single step, we break down the movement into multiple key phases-
As Podiatrist's we assess the fluidity of movement throughout each step. By using slow motion gait analysis we are able to break down the movement into individual segments to see where pathology may be originating from. It is important to identify deviations from the norm with gait, in order to treat contributing factors, and move more efficiently and freely!
Common concerns to warrant a gait analysis