Gait analysis is a clinical assessment used to identify biomechanical abnormalities in the gait cycle (the way we walk and run). Gait analysis is imperative and beneficial as it can identify any muscular imbalances, overactive or underactive muscles in the body, which could lead to potential injuries and poor sport performance. We recommend gait analysis to all athletes as it has an incredible potential to prevent injuries, improve sporting performance and correct biomechanical abnormalities.
Common Gait (walking/running) Problems:
- Hip drop
- Foot overpronation
- Foot over supination
- Increased Q angle
- Limited ankle range of motion
- Pelvic tilt