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23 Oct 2013, 10:18 am

I am. My heels ache from walking really quickly, because I slam them down quite heavily with every step I make. It's not very obvious to an observer, but it does mean that I wear shoes out quickly and it is also the reason why I walk on my tip-toes when I at home a lot - it gives my heels a break.

Also, walking makes my feet ache more quickly than most people, I think. I sometimes take my shoes off even when walking in public because my feet are so achy.



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23 Oct 2013, 10:41 am

I believe that's called "Plantar Fasciitis". I have the same problem.



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23 Oct 2013, 12:27 pm

When I walk I'm not heavy footed, however when I run I definately am.
On the treadmill at the gym I go to as soon as I start to jog my steps make a "bang. bang. bang. bang." sound. For this reason I have stopped using the treadmill because for a week or so afterwards I have terrible pain in my hips from the impact. Shockwaves must be travelling up my leg bones to the hips.

As for my walking style; I bounce. And I've been told that I march, as well as one person saying that I walk like a cat.
I can't seem to work out if I put my heel or toe down first.


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23 Oct 2013, 12:52 pm

Thank you, ExceladonCity, I'll Google that :)



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23 Oct 2013, 12:58 pm

Learn to walk on the balls of your feet, not the heels.



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23 Oct 2013, 1:07 pm

I am pretty heavy-footed, though not enough to make my heels or other parts of my feet ache. I've had people observe that I make stompy noises walking on surfaces that conduct such well, like the raised flooring of server rooms and datacentres or office flooring (which I think is also often raised to allow cabling, just not designed to be lifted out of the way at a moment's notice like server room floors are).

I think part of it for me is I seem to walk in a very determined fashion, taking long steps and tending to go pretty fast. I guess one could view it as marching, though nobody has ever called it that. I tend to move pretty jerkily overall, with any major motion either with arms or legs, sometimes startling people.



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23 Oct 2013, 1:17 pm

Yes, I often wear the heel down on a pair of shoes lol



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23 Oct 2013, 1:21 pm

No, I'm light footed and very quiet with it.


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23 Oct 2013, 3:40 pm

I'm pretty light-footed.


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23 Oct 2013, 3:55 pm

MakaylaTheAspie wrote:
I'm pretty light-footed.


Same :3


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23 Oct 2013, 11:20 pm

I've been told on a number of occasions that I walk like I'm on a mission.



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24 Oct 2013, 5:12 pm

I think I am. I used to have a weird gait but I don't know what was actually wrong with it. It's only recently that I realised how much I slam my feet when walking. It's especially noticeable (to me anyway) on stairs but I think that's a whole other issue, probably a balance thing.



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24 Oct 2013, 5:52 pm

Even though I'm 6'4", people have repeatedly commented on how I'm like a ninja because I walk silently and tend to inadvertedly startle people just by walking into a room and saying something to them. Sometimes I actually try to avoid that happening by making a little noise on purpose so people can hear me coming, lol. :roll:



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24 Oct 2013, 6:39 pm

yes everytime I walk through the kitchen my dad tells me to stop walking so loud

and I wake my mom sometimes from walking so loud



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24 Oct 2013, 7:55 pm

i walk carefully in my old age, using a combo of ball-first stepping and impact-absorbing shoe cushioning.