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How Uneven Feet Affect Locomotion

Understanding the relationship between movement and injury is key
In human locomotion, a lot is known about the pattern of central pressure on the foot as a step is taken. Typically, a normal pattern is defined as landing slightly laterally in a supinated position and then rolling toward the medial side of the foot into pronation.
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Shoeing with the Work in Mind

Hall Of Fame equine vet Olin Balch stresses the importance of activity-specific hoof care
Olin Balch's long-time interest in the biomechanics of equine locomotion began when, as a student, he worked his way through veterinary school by shoeing horses.
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Locomotion Findings

40 conclusions drawn by motion researchers that can be useful in your day-to-day shoeing

The debate about whether horseshoeing and farriery is a science, a craft or perhaps an art form has probably been around since the first horseshoe.


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