Our custom foot orthotics are unique and specific to each patient’s individual needs. Unlike many practitioners who look only at the feet when recommending orthotics, we at Motus Integrative Health realize that your feet do not act alone. Your feet do not act alone. Your entire body moves so all movement must be reviewed.
Knowing this, we provide a full body functional evaluation that includes gait analysis to see how your entire body is moving and how your feet are reacting to that movement. We measure the exact degrees and angles of your knees, your ankles, and your hips while you walk and then run. The staff looks at the nine points of your body, namely your
A typical gait analysis is very visual because you are watching your patient move by walking and running. Often objective data will also be measured, such as:
Upon evaluation, if it is determined that custom orthotics are recommended, we will take an imprint of your feet so that your custom orthotics can be created without error.
Gait analysis is a great way to develop proper form and reduce pain and possible injury when you exercise. Many of us never take a moment to think about how we walk. Here are a few issues that a gait analysis will determine:
Discover how we can help you with your gait. This entire process of evaluation and orthotic fitting can be performed in as little as 20 minutes and is covered by many insurances! At Motus Integrative Health we are proud providers of Xtreme Footwerks Custom Foot Orthotics.
Take a moment to contact us at Motus Integrative Health in Crown Point or Schererville. We will schedule a convenient appointment for you to get a customized gait analysis.
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