Pronation occurs when the foot or feet actually roll inwards, this adds considerably to the weight that bears on the inside of the foot. Pronation of the foot may also lead to an inward rotation of the knee and in some cases a forward tilting of the pelvis. Pronation of the foot can range from mild to moderate or even to severe. The higher the pronation that exists, the more likely you are to experience pain in the feet, knees, hips, back, shoulders and neck. Pronation of the feet can also lead to further complications, such as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, and bunions.
Pronation insoles in the shoe are one of the most commonly implemented by the podiatrist’s profession to treat pronation. A major advantage of pronation insoles is that they can sometimes avoid other treatment options that could be very costly and extremely time consuming. Seventy-five percent of foot conditions are successfully treated with insoles. Pronation insoles or orthotics are the most effective treatment for symptoms that are caused by overpronation, resulting in improvement or sometimes even a complete healing of the injury.
Perfect feet have normal arches. Mild pronation can cause arch collapse. Pronation insoles are recommended for people with mild pronation to avoid severe arch collapse, which may lead to pain throughout the entire body. Moderate pronation normally means a full arch collapse this can easily lead to severe pain in the knee, hip, back or shoulders. A podiatrist will almost certainly prescribe pronation insoles to prevent further damage. Severe pronation will indicate a complete arch collapse. Symptoms can include knee, hip, back or shoulder problems. Apart from surgery pronation insoles are considered the most likely solution.
Bio-mechanical gel, pronation insoles provide relief from many aches and foot pains by realigning the feet and ankles.
Correct poor posture.
Correct over and under supination of the feet.
Correct over and under pronation of the feet.
Reduce heel impact pain and foot fatigue.
Minimize foot pronation and improves gait (stride pattern)
Minimize foot supination and improves gait (stride pattern)
Foot bursitis, heel spur, flat feet, Achilles tendinitis or Achilles rupture, foot pronation, foot supination, Heel pad wear and tear, cavus high arch, genu valgus, tired feet and some knee and back conditions.