This month we’ll be talking about our recently acquired Gait Analysis pressure mat, from RS Scan.
“What does he do?” We hear you all ask.
Fits claims that Summing Up itself is “the first company in the world to directly translate gait analysis into custom and flexible 3D-printed insoles.”
It’s a smart thing! The mat-like device is loaded with sensors that analyze gait, measure the pressure distribution on the patient’s feet as they walk on it, and then send a series of real-time visuals to the software. The Footscan mat is the only system to combine sensors with a measurement rate of up to 500 Hz with 4 sensors per square cm. Pits says that every living creature was put to the test to show how strong he is.
During our time with our patients standing and walking balanced on the footscan mat, we can detect pressure changes and foot differences that we can use to explain why you have certain pathologies. We can physically show you the pressure on your feet – in a way we never could before. We can explain what this means for your lower legs and how to adjust (if correction is needed).
If you need custom orthoses to correct your gait, the software combines the information from the source with that gathered by the podiatrist during your biomechanical assessment to ensure that properly prescribed orthoses match your specific needs.
We have been able to do this before.
Podiatrists train at university for a minimum of three years Masters, like our Clinical Director Debbie Delves, spend 6 years of formal training and a lifetime of supervised training seminars. . But previous procedures were time-consuming and messy, requiring the patient to have a plaster mold cast on their foot, which was then physically taped to a laboratory, where the insoles were created from scratch when the order was received. The Phits software can send the request instantly
Gait analysis scan reports are also shared with you and your GP to help you understand your treatment plan.
You’ll have a more engaging and interactive experience that allows you to visualize the forces going through your feet, impacting your feet and potentially causing injury.
So who will benefit most from process analysis?
Simply put, a walking man.
If you regularly perform activities such as running, jumping, or in general that cause regular stress to your feet and legs to the point of pain, an orthotic adjustment can greatly alleviate your discomfort, and a gait analysis is the first step to finding the cause. The shape of the adjustment you need.
We’re excited about our new tool, which will help us improve our customer experience, and we want to share it with you.
In the near future, once we get past this coronavirus threat, we will be holding an open evening at our clinic in Dulwich, opposite Dulwich Library. the evening we will introduce the new foot detection machine. We explain how it works and how to interpret the results.
There will be a short demonstration where you can see for yourself how fast and easy it is to copy data.
Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the machine or if you think it might help with any issues you may have.
We also address other foot related concerns.
The gait analysis system allows us to translate movement into an algorithm that allows us to manufacture orthotics based on your results. The machine allows us to analyze and record your gait more precisely than seeing you walk with the naked eye. This is something he has not been able to do before. Before we take a template of your foot that records data only when it is stationary. We are now able to manufacture orthotics based on your analysis of when you stand and move.
We’re also able to predict the type of foot injury you’re likely to experience: the system picks up any abnormalities and predicts potential problems if left uncorrected.
Once the analysis is complete, we can customize your orthoses according to their primary function, such as walking, running, cycling, as well as your foot type, such as wide or seam fitting.
We are very excited about our new system and look forward to showing it to you in the near future.