This helps us to analyse differences in gait patterns between running with old or unsuitable footwear, and new footwear suited to your biomechanical needs.
You will run on the treadmill for a short period of time (around 10 seconds) whilst a video clip is taken; once this has been taken, one of our qualified members of staff will talk you through the stages of the gait cycle, and answer any questions you may have about what is happening in the video.
After looking at the video we will endeavour to recommend suitable footwear to ensure that any inefficiencies or problems identified in the gait analysis are catered for*.
Video Gait Analysis can help to identify any biomechanical inefficiencies in your running style, that may cause injury problems if wearing shoes that do not suit the way you run.
In addition, any existing injury problems brought on through running can often be explained and understood through a gait analysis - common problems identified include:
If possible - bring your existing running shoes, or any pair that you've got on well with or had any problems with.
We will be able to check for any abnormal wear on the sole of the shoe which will aid us in our diagnosis of your running style.
Running shorts/tights are also helpful - but not essential - it just means we can analyse the movements in the lower leg more easily than in full length trousers.
Getting a video gait analysis done for yourself couldn't be easier, simply pop into either of our shops (click here for our location) and you will be having your gait analysed within minutes by one of our highly trained staff.
Please feel free to contact us about any other information you wish to require simply by calling us on 01603 868606 or 01986 475440 e-mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org
* Please note that we can only recommend and that all final purchases are at your own discretion
** A £10.00 charge will apply if not purchasing footwear.