Gait Analysis

When you walk and run, a certain sequence of events need to take place in your musculoskeletal system.

For example:

  • Your arms and legs should have a symmetrical cross-crawl pattern.
  • Your pelvis should sway side to side.
  • Your spine should rotate.
  • Your hips should flex and extend.

Most faults in gait can be observed by a physician trained in gait analysis. Correction is not always voluntary. These faults are caused by improper function of muscles caused by adhesions or scar tissue. If you remove the adhesions, the body usually self corrects these faults. These corrections are done with Active Release Techniques® (ART®)

Dr. Weiss and Dr. VanNederynen are part of a select group of doctors that are ART® Biomechanics Certified Providers in Massachusetts.

Both Dr. Weiss and Dr. VanNederynen have been ART® Providers at the Ironman in Lake Placid.

Running Gait Analysis Clinics have been performed at NikeTown, Boston, and for the AIMS Triathlon Team and the Framingham Running Club.

If you are part of a running or triathlon team and would like to schedule a Running Gait Analysis Clinic, please contact us.

Good Afternoon Dr. Weiss,I hope all is well. I just wanted to take a moment to thank you for coming in to NikeTown in July. What a success it was. All I have heard since was positive reaction to what you and your team did while they were here. Many of the members have asked when you might be coming back! Thanks again and I look forward to having you here again.– Scott Thompson, Men’s Department Manager for NikeTown Boston

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