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1 hour Full Comprehensive Biomechanical Assessment and Injury management

Full Biomechanical Assessment and Injury Management

Pointe Podiatry Provide a full 1 hour biomechanical assessment and identifies whether or not your muscles, joints and nerves are working together to provide great technique to impove your skills and prevent injury.

The Podiatrist will examine how your body relates to and affected by the movement of your back, hips,legs and feet.

Hips, back, poor posture, headaches, nerve pain and neck pain can all be attributed to problems with the feet, lower legs and poor biomechanics.

A biomechanical assessment can provide an outline of how your joints and muscles work together for everyday gait and more complex movements in dance and gymnastics, it helps diagnoses issues  that can lead to foot and lower limb pain enabling a comprehensive conditioning program and management plan to keep you dancing injury free.

In a biomechanical assessment your podiatrist will:

  • Asess your biomechanics, flexability and strength.
  • Assess how you stand and walk and do a Video Treadmill Gait Analysis.
  • Review and assess your current footwear and give advice on the best footwear for you.
  • Check the Range of Motion, mobility and strength of your joints and muscles from your hip to your toe. 
  • Discuss lifestyle and physical elements that could impact on your legs and feet.
  • Give advice on posture improvement, stretching exercises, Strengthening Program and other treatment options and procedures.

     

How do you know your biomechanics is out?

 

Do you suffer from:

  • Heel and arch pain
  • Achelles Tendonitis
  • Flat feet
  • High arches
  • Ankle sprains and injuries
  • Drop Foot
  • Arthritis 
  • Lower back pain
  • Knee pain
  • Poor posture, hip and nerve pain
  • Skin conditions -Corns/Calluses from high pressure areas
  • Poor circulation from diabetes or feet ulcers
  • Clumsy gait, tripping
  • Bunions
  • Ingrown toenails
  • Foot deformity 
  • Pigeon toes
  • Toe walking

Treatment Plans

It’s important to ensure that our body’s biomechanics are aligned – otherwise pain and discomfort occurs.

A biomechanical assessment by our podiatrist can identify the cause of your pain and design a management program to manage an injury and return to activity pain free.

After you have been examined the Podiatrist they will give you an individual treatment program to improve your biomechanics. There may be some exercises to do at home such as strengthening or flexability training, you may require different footwear or a simple insole or orthoticis.

Biomechanical Assessment and Injury management appointments take 1 hour.