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Phys Sportsmed. 1999 May;27(5):95-6. doi: 10.3810/psm.1999.05.868.

Correcting overpronation: help for faulty foot mechanics.

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Toronto, ON, M2N 6K1, CAN.

Abstract

Foot pronation-inward tilting of the ankles and flattening of the arches-is a normal part of walking and running. But when it's excessive, it can lead to foot, ankle, or even knee pain. Properly designed shoe inserts, called orthoses, can help correct overpronation.

PMID:
20086721
DOI:
10.3810/psm.1999.05.868

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