PODIATRY

Video gait analysis for serious runners

Here is a link to a really great article which very eloquently explains the link between foot and leg injuries and our gait pattern. As in our office they strongly advocate the additional use of video gait analysis to enhance the diagnostic abilities of the treating specialist.

In our office we primarily focus this diagnostic tool on a daily basis when treating pain due to performing everyday activities, its application for the “serious runner” is clearly desirably given the increase in forces, repetition, and the rate of activity.

https://m.wsj.com/articles/gait-analysis-the-serious-runners-salvation-1411428069?mobile=y

Gait Analysis: The Serious Runner’s Salvation

online.wsj.com

Experts are turning more to a tool that precisely spots stride problems and stops joint pain and injury.