Tag: foot overpronation

What does foot overpronation mean and why it is important to understand for injury avoidance?

What does foot overpronation mean and why it is important to understand for injury avoidance? Overpronation of the feet can increase your risk of injuries to the legs, hips, or back. I have covered what overpronation is in previous blogs, and why, when combined with asymmetries of the way you walk can lead to a lifetime if avoidable injuries. Simple solutions are often the best, and a certified sports chiropractor can help you find the most cost-effective and safe ways to solve an existing problem while preventing a future one. What are Pronation and supination, what does this mean to Read More »

Runners World examines the relationship between our arch height and running injuries.

Runners World examines the relationship between our arch height and running injuries. We all come from different genetic backgrounds and are all built differently and have different traits that are more or less helpful when we run. A common question concerns the type of feet we have.  Some of us have high arches and tend to be very stiff footed and stiff legged, while others have low arches and overpronate.  Overpronation is when the foot hits the ground and turns out and falls in more than desirable, for the efficient transference of forces from the ground up. According to runners Read More »