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Gait training to most people might appear as un-necessary. While most people simply walk without any difficulty there are many who are very much in need for this type of treatment. Any injury to your body that involves difficulty standing therefore affects the way you walk will require gait training. Any pain to our body will make us deviate from the normal way of moving our legs. Prolonged pain lasting several weeks, or months can permanently alter the way we walk. People in this type of situation will require gait training to get back to normal. Normally there are three stages in walking: heel strike, mid stance, and toe off. In figure 1 observe the left leg as it advances and initiates a step with the “heel strike”. In a normal walk the leg will swing slightly past the point of heel strike, and then will return down and in the back direction to do the heel strike.