Pronation is a natural movement of the human foot and ankle that occurs during walking, running, or any weight-bearing activity. It refers to the inward rolling motion of the foot as it makes contact with the ground during the gait cycle. This movement is essential for distributing the forces generated during walking or running evenly and efficiently throughout the foot and lower leg. Overpronation is a common biomechanical issue that affects the way a person's foot strikes the ground during walking or running. In individuals with overpronation, the foot excessively rolls inward and flattens the arch, causing the ankle to tilt inward as well. This exaggerated inward motion can lead to an uneven distribution of weight, placing undue stress on the arch, ligaments, and tendons. Over time, this misalignment can result in various foot problems, including plantar fasciitis, shin splints, and Achilles tendonitis, as well as knee, hip, and lower back discomfort.
GDEFY shoes are designed to help prevent excessive pronation and provide optimal support for individuals with various foot conditions or those who engage in high-impact physical activities. These shoes are engineered with advanced patented VERSOSHOCK® Technology and features that aim to promote proper foot alignment and reduce the risk of pronation-related issues. Our shoes offer VERSOSHOCK® shock absorbtion techonology, an extra roomy and rounded toe box, more depth for stability, and a rocker soles forefoot.
While G-DEFY shoes are designed to provide support for individuals prone to pronation, it's essential to note that the effectiveness of these shoes may vary depending on an individual's specific needs and foot condition. Consulting with a podiatrist or healthcare professional can help determine the right level of support and whether G-DEFY shoes are suitable for addressing particular foot concerns. Properly fitted and supportive footwear, combined with appropriate exercises and stretches, can significantly contribute to maintaining healthy foot mechanics and preventing pronation-related discomfort or injuries.
VersoShock® Shock Absorbing Sole Technology | Reduces harmful foot impact.
Roomy Toe-Box | Improves circulation while relieving stress on toes and arches.
Extra-Depth Interior + Removable Insoles | Replace with custom orthotics for improved stability
Ergonomic Rocker Design | Improves walking gait with Low heel to toe differential for improved ground reaction.
Soft Seamless Interior | Reduces instances of pressure or “hot-spots.”