2D & 3D Gait Analysis for the Practising Orthopaedic Surgeon


Aims & Objectives

  • This course is designed for practitioners of all levels with an interest in normal gait and pathologic gait associated with a variety of pediatric orthopaedic conditions.
  • Use of quantitative gait analysis for assessment and clinical decision-making.
  • Introduction to normal gait.
  • Introduce the various elements of Quantitative gait analysis and application of this approach to a variety of clinical conditions.
  • Case based examples to illustrate the principles and applications of 2D and 3D Gait Analysis in clinical situations.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • understand the characteristics of normal gait and abnormal gait patterns
  • know when and why to refer a patient for 2D or 3D gait analysis
  • recognize and interpret specific patterns on kinematic/ kinetic graphs; understand their relevance
  • learn to use 2D and 3D gait analysis as practical tools in clinical decision making


  • Clinically oriented ICL that will demystify a complex subject
  • Principles and practice of Gait Analysis presented in a simple format by acknowledged experts in the field
  • No prior experience necessary! We will teach you everything you need to know to get started.
  • Learn directly from patients and case examples. Emphasis on case-based discussion rather than didactic teaching.
  • Pre-course teaching material that will get you up to speed on gait terminologies. You will feel entirely at home. Question the faculty with confidence!
  • Workbook exercises for interactive learning
  • Audience Response System is included in the workshop for maximum participation and to gauge your level of understanding

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