Gait Analysis

Whether you're just starting out or already have a marathon or two under your belt, Jarrold Intersports in-store running gait analysis service can help you find the perfect running shoe.

Many of the painful foot and knee injuries experienced by runners are caused wearing the wrong running shoe. Using gait analysis we are able to gauge levels of pronation or 'rolling in' of the ankles and from this, recommend the right type of shoe to fit the specific requirements of the runner.

How is the analysis carried out?

Gait Analysis
By taking a short, six second video clip of you running on our treadmill, we can analyse the movement of the foot frame by frame and establish the level of support required. This can be repeated showing the effects of the support and stability offered by different types of running shoe.

SafeSize Scanner
We use our new SafeSize scanner to take a highly detailed digital map of your feet, including the volume, width and length of each foot. The state of the art SafeSize software then compares to a database of thousands of running shoes from which we can recommend several to suit your feet perfectly! The scan only takes a couple of seconds and you'll even get an email with the results for your future reference.

Couple our gait analysis results, SafeSize's recommendations and our expert's own experience, we can quickly highlight the best footwear options for your feet so you can stride out in confidence!

Our running gait analysis service is free of charge and available to all Jarrold Intersport customers. No appointment is necessary and the analysis may be carried out in bare feet or while wearing your existing running shoes.

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