Biomechanical assessments offer much more than just extensively testing the function, movement and strength of the lower limbs.
They offer a thorough insight into your risk for injury from a variety of activities, help you to move better in daily life,
perform better in sports and physical activities, and guide treatment methods to be most effective.
Biomechanical assessments can help athletes, kids, adults and the elderly alike.
You don’t need to be experiencing foot problems or pain to benefit from a biomechanical assessment.
Problems with lower limb biomechanics and alignment can cause a variety of pains and problems, both acute and chronic in nature. Examples of these include:
- Pes planus (flat feet) or Pes cavus (high arches)
- Assess your current injury, palpating the structures around the injured site to uncover the extent of damage to the surrounding muscles, joints and tissues
- Ankle sprains
- Achilles Tendinopathy
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
- Peroneal Tendonitis
… Just to name a few! By correcting abnormal foot and leg biomechanics, these injuries can be effectively treated and managed for the years to come. Each biomechanical assessment includes:
- A detailed history of any problems or injuries is taken
- The available range of motion through the joints is tested
- Muscle strength and general function is assessed
- A foot posture index is performed
- Any abnormalities of the feet and legs are noted
- Gait analysis is performed
- Regular footwear is examined and discussed
- Any relevant diagnoses are made
- Any beneficial treatments or supports are discussed
- Referrals to specialists may be made, where beneficial
ACC COVER FOR INJURIES
We are accredited ACC providers and can assess if you are eligible to be covered by ACC.
We work extensively with injuries covered by ACC and hold the ACC orthotics contract to speed up the approval and treatment process, so you get the best outcomes.