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Foot pain? Knee Pain? Hip Pain? Back Pain? - Here's how the Footmaxx™ Gait Analysis System works to alleviate all those aches and pains associated with foot-related problems:
Foot orthotics are custom made foot supports that fit inside your shoes to correct abnormal foot function, which can cause pain not only in your feet but in your legs, knees, hips and back as well. In the past, doctors relied on plaster or foam casts to get a static impression of the feet. However, these casts record only the shape of the foot at rest, not bearing any weight. The Footmaxx™ Gait Analysis System revolutionized the diagnostic accuracy of foot problems and proper creation of custom orthotics, by pioneering the use of computer technology in the analysis of 3D dynamic, weight-bearing foot biomechanics.
With the Footmaxx™ Gait Analysis System, you walk across a computerized platform that's connected to a computer. The platform has an array of 960 electronic sensor points built into it, that captures the motion and timing of your foot throughout the gait cycle (step). As you walk, the platform scans your feet in motion at 30 times per second, taking incredibly precise measurements of the way your feet touch the ground, and how you distribute your body weight. Dynamic measurements of the pressure and timing of each of the 8 key contact points of the foot- the lateral and medial heel, the 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st metatarsal heads, and the big toe are taken. Sophisticated software in the computer compares the timing and pressure of your feet to that of normal feet. This data is then analyzed by the computer to produce instant coloured 2D and 3D graphic images of the pressures under your feet that you can see on the computer monitor. This technology has taken the art (guesswork and error) out of making orthotics and has replaced it with science-measurable details of the bio-mechanical function of the feet during normal walking.
All Footmaxx scans are then uploaded and sent via the Internet to the Footmaxx™ lab podiatrists and technicians, where sophisticated, proprietary diagnostic software, Metascan™, specifies the prescription for your custom orthotics and can generate a comprehensive gait and pressure analysis report containing 2D and 3D color images of a patient's footstep; data on kinetic pressure patterns during the stance phase of gait, and a conclusion describing any biomechanical abnormality detected as compared to normal gait values. If an aberrant biomechanical pattern is detected, Metascan also specifies the prescription for custom foot orthotics. Also at the Footmaxx™ lab, a podiatrist reviews the scan information and writes a detailed report stating the problems with the function of the feet and whether or not orthotics will correct this problem. With this information, the podiatrist can oversee the creation of orthotic appliances, which will make your feet function within normal parameters.
The Footmaxx™ System helps Dr. Pisarek analyze your gait and prescribe the proper orthotics to help your feet function better. Footmaxx™ orthotics are thin, comfortable and light weight. They fit easily and discreetly into your existing footwear. You can wear your most stylish shoes, and still get the proper support and correction from Footmaxx™ Orthotics. Footmaxx™ orthotics provides superior control and correction for foot and gait abnormalities. Custom made especially for you, Footmaxx™ orthotics will correct and improve the way your feet strike the ground, enhancing your natural movement and helping your feet move more efficiently.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Pisarek for a few years now. Every morning I have to say "thank you Dr. P.!". Your care and your treatment renew my energy... no more pains in my lower back, knee and foot. With your help I lost 20 pounds and I am keeping it off. I am really grateful to you and your wife Hilda for taking care of me. My retirement got a new meaning, thanks to you.