Gait analysis involves the evaluation of human movement during walking or running. It helps to identify issues with locomotion which may be causing further issues to the musculoskeletal system. If there are issues with these systems it can lead to postural and gait abnormalities which can cause further problems affecting mobility and quality of life.
Gait analysis takes measurements at four key steps:
From gait analysis, you can determine which adjustment device is required to correct the gait to properly support the rest of the body. Devices such as the Optogait allow for detailed analysis of a patient's walk and can provide medical professionals with the knowledge they need to decide on the best therapeutic solution.