If foot pain stems from abnormal movements when you walk, you don’t have to suffer. The experienced medical team of podiatrists at the Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine, located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, New York, treat pronation problems to reduce pain and maximize athletic performance. Call the center to learn more or book an appointment online today.
Pronation is the natural side-to-side movement that happens when feet slightly roll inward when you walk. This allows your feet to absorb shock when hitting the ground. Pronation is a natural process of the body and is a good thing. However, abnormal pronation can cause problems when you walk, including pain.
Pronation problems happen with excessive flexibly in your feet when you walk. Your feet roll past a normal range of motion when you move, which over time may cause:
Pronation problems are often due to genetics. However, outside factors might make the condition worse. These include:
The medical team of doctors at the Center for Podiatric Care and Sports Medicine diagnose and treat abnormal pronation using a variety of methods, including:
Call the center to learn more about how you can improve pronation and ease the pain, or book an appointment online today.