Overpronation is a condition in which foot rolls excessively down and inward. The arch may elongate and collapse (or fall) and the heel will lean inward.

Common conditions caused by Over Pronated feet are:

  • Heel Pain/ Plantar fasciitis
  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Hallux valgus (Bunions)
  • Patello-femoral Syndrome (Knee Pain)
  • Illiotibial Band Syndrome (Pain)
  • Low Back Pain
  •  Shin Splints
  •  Tired Achy legs / feet
  •  Ankle/hip pain
  • Stress Fractures in foot or lower leg.

Over supination is a condition commonly referred to as under pronation. An under pronated foot structure mainly have an abnormally high arch or high instep that has very little flexibility when standing. The heel often leans outward, putting more weight on the outer edge of the foot. Callousing is common under the knuckle of the baby toe because of the weight on the outside of the foot.

Common Conditions seen with Under Pronation

  • Heal Pain or Plantar Fasciitis
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Metatarsalgia (Pain at the forefoot) Pain at the ball of the foot.
  • Lateral Ankle Sprains
  • Medial tibial Stress syndrome
  • Knee/Ankle/Hip/Low Back Pain
  • Arch Pain
  • General foot and intrinsic ligament tendonitis

How we treat and accommodate overpronation and supination pain.

  • Custom made foot orthotics
  • Orthopedic off the shelf or modified footwear
  • Custom made footwear
  • Ankle/knee braces
  • Orthopedic Supports
  • Stretching Exercises
  • Laser Therapy

If you are one of those people with over pronated or supinated feet causing foot, knee, ankle, hip, or low back pain, or even general body aches, please give us a call and we can help. We will do a thorough gait analysis and biomechanical evaluation,, which will include observation of how you walk with or without shoes as well as range of motion tests.  After an assessment with our certified foot professional, you will be informed why and what is causing pain on your feet and what ever that pain is. At Gait Maxx Foot Care we believe and understand the body is one unit composed of different parts. If one part is malfunctioning it affects the whole body (compensation) and causes pain in other parts (joints, legaments, muscles, etc…) You will be so surprised to learn what might be causing that nagging knee pain, or hip, or even on your foot. Don’t let that pain limit your life style. Call us today, we can help.