Normal Foot Pronation - Observed in the Plantar grade foot
Also referred to as: Hip Drive Pronation
Normal (Hip Drive) Foot Pronation. Stance phase Foot motion (pronation/ supination) is driven by the Clockwise, Counterclockwise rotations of the pelvis :
Gait Analysis - Right Foot
From Heel Strike to Flat Foot, the pelvis is rotating Counter-clockwise (See Animation Above)
From Flat Foot to Heel Lift, the pelvis is rotating Clockwise (See Animation Above)
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