Foot Mechanics: There’s more to keep in mind than just what your feet are doing. 

Running mechanics have been a hot topic of discussion - from the barefoot crazy to custom-made orthotics, it is possible to find someone who swears by ‘their’ style of running. Many running stores have treadmills with recording equipment set up to help find “the right shoe for your mechanics”. So what is different when you have your gait analysed by a physical therapist? A comprehensive analysis performed by a physical therapist looks at the foot mechanics in several ways — a non-weight bearing state, standing, walking, running at pace (i.e. endurance vs. sprint) and after fatigue. It is...
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