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rearfoot motion


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In running and walking, the natural sequence of pronation (a combination of plantar dorsiflexion, eversion and abduction) and supination (a combination of plantar flexion, inversion and adduction) during the time the back of the foot is in contact with the ground. Rearfoot motion enables the foot to adapt to the surface and absorb shock.

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