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pronate

 [pro´nāt]
to subject to pronation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·nate

(prō'nāt),
1. To perform pronation of the forearm or foot.
2. To assume, or to be placed in, a prone position.
[L. pronatus, fr. prono, pp. -atus, to bend forward, fr. pronus, bent forward]
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pronate

(prō′nāt′)
v. pro·nated, pro·nating, pro·nates
v.tr.
1.
a. To turn or rotate (the hand or forearm) so that the palm faces down or back.
b. To turn or rotate (the foot) by abduction and eversion so that the inner edge of the sole bears the body's weight.
2. To place in a prone position.
v.intr.
1. To become pronated.
2. To assume a prone position.

pro·na′tion n.
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pronate

verb To turn facing downward, prone.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

pro·nate

(prō'nāt)
1. To assume, or to be placed in, a prone position.
2. To perform pronation of the forearm or foot.
[L. pronatus, fr. prono, pp. -atus, to bend forward, fr. pronus, bent forward]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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As Laportilla explains, "This helps strengthen the weak supinating muscles and reinforces new habits of resisting the pronating movement." She suggests doing a few sets of 10 to 15 repetitions throughout the day.
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Despite that, I am now using orthotics due to a recent injury caused by excessive pronating. Now that I am using orthotics to correct for pronation, should I change to a neutral shoe, or should I continue with motion control designs?
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