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In overpronation, the foot and ankle fall inwards during normal walking. Some overpronation is perfectly normal, but it can create an abnormal movement pattern and in the long run it can cause permanent deformities in the foot as the tissue in the foot stretches.

How we walk affects not only our feet but also our ankles, legs, knees, hips, spine and neck. When we walk, our feet and ankles are subjected to stresses of between five and 15 times our body weight, and this force then spreads throughout the body. Overpronation often affects people with flat feet, i.e. people who have a low arch. You can also look at how you stand without shoes on. Common features of overpronation are that the heels are tilted inwards, one or both knees are slightly twisted inwards and knee pain occurs during exercise, which then subsides when you rest. You can also look under your shoes; if your shoes wear more on the inside of the sole, you are probably overpronating. Another early symptom of overpronation is that there is often a feeling of fatigue in the feet.

Over 80% have some problems with their feet that create an abnormal walking pattern. To overcome this and prevent further problems that can eventually create constant pain in both the feet and the rest of the body, we have insoles that straighten your step to get rid of the problems. We have both inserts for the arch only and full insoles in various materials. If you overpronate a lot, it is important that you use insoles that gradually straighten your step and that you make sure to use customised insoles in all your shoes.

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