GAIT ANALYSIS

Accurate Dynamic Gait Analysis with Footscan.

The Footscan® system consists of a platform with sensors that capture the different pressures, both statically and dynamically, during the different phases of foot support during gait.

It allows us to diagnose with high precision the type of footprint, detect its alterations, risk factors for injury, causes of pre-existing pathologies and customise orthopaedic, sports, functional, or comfort insoles.

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Balance Assessment

The RS Footscan® is advanced technology in measuring pressure and force distribution accurately at high speed and high resolution. The data collected is very sensitive to change, providing a clear clinical picture and objective measure of an individual’s static standing balance through measurement of the level of postural sway, weight distribution through the feet and location of the centre of gravity.

Furthermore the Footscan® system use small sensors that are 5mm x 7mm, these allow accurate analysis of pressure deviations under all the regions of the foot. This is necessary to get a clear picture of foot mechanics.

Gait Analysis

Your foot is in contact with the ground for about 0.8 of a second when walking and about 0.25 seconds when running. This is too difficult for even the most experienced practitioner to see with the naked eye. Therefore as you walk across the RS Scan footscan® pressure plate. It will scan your foot at 500hz using 4096 pressure sensors. This generates quantifiable static and dynamic measurements providing your physiotherapist with comprehensive data regarding the pressure distribution of your feet.

The advanced software allows automatic division of the foot into specific regions. This allows force and pressure distribution within these areas to be analysed and associated with certain foot mechanics and functions.

Force and pressure distribution in all regions of the foot can be analysed in graphical format allowing insight into force and pressure in both localised and general areas under the foot during stance phase and gait.

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We will then be able to offer you expert advice, based on your results, on your selection of a new running shoe, should you wish to purchase a pair. 

Your results may show that Phits insoles are required. These can be used in any shoe type and are sold separately.

GAIT ANALYSIS

PHITS Powered By RS PRINT

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Phits 3D Printed Insoles

Phits is the worlds first high tech 3D printed insole, specifically designed based on your dynamic gait analysis using RSscan Footscan®.

Phits 3D printed insoles offer optimal efficiency, superior stability and extreme durability whilst having minimal bulk and being lightweight.

The Phits design portal is integrated with Footscan® V9 software. Prescribing bespoke insoles has never been more simple with precise, scientifically predicted parameters to help ensure the perfect Phit!

Whether you are an elite athlete, recreational walker or factory worker on your feet, Phits will help your feet to adopt the correct foot motion, improve your movement efficiency and minimise your risk of injury.

Phits insoles are an optional purchase at a cost of £250 per pair.

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"Without the support of Phits orthotics, it would have been impossible to recover afer my surgery and most likely I woudn't have been able to continue my running career."

Paula Radtcliffe, MBE

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