Biomechanical Analysis

Biomechanical Analysis

 

What is Biomechanics?

Biomechanics is the study of human movement; how bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and fascia all work together to produce movement.

Biomechanical assessments are crucial in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeltal conditions. Abnormal movement patterns, muscle imbalances, joint dysfunction etc… can all give rise to the development of symptoms.

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What is Assessed?

  • Gait Assessment
  • Postural Assessment
  • Joint Range of Motions
  • Muscle Range of Motions
  • Stength and Flexibility of Muscles

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Common Biomechanical Conditions that Forster Tuncurry Sports Podiatry Can Help

  • Plantar fasciitis / ‘Heel spurs’
  • Recurring ankle sprains
  • Forefoot pain
  • Arch pain
  • Heel pain
  • ‘Shin splints’
  • Achilles tendinopathy
  • Calf soreness
  • Chronic knee pain
  • Chronic lower back pain
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