Self accommodating shear strain
Rocker soles help to transfer the body weight forward while walking, but they may destabilize the knee by transferring body weight forward too rapidly.
Mueller and Strube performed a cohort study of 30 patients that underwent a transmetatarsal amputation.
The term antalgic gait is non-specific and describes any gait abnormality resulting from pain.
Gait compensation for knee arthritis also involves toe walking on the affected side, reducing the stride length, and reducing time of weight bearing on the painful leg.