Biomechanical Assessment Reports
Manchester Podiatry is able to provide comprehensive biomechanical assessment and gait analysis. If you require a biomechanical assessment report then this and any charges can be provided upon request.
Common injuries experienced as a result of poor lower limb and foot biomechanics include:
- Plantar fasciitis
- Corns and callus
- Achilles tendinopathies
- Iliotibial band syndrome
- Ankle sprains
- Calf pain
- Shin pain
- Knee pain
- Hip pain
- Back pain
- Shoulder pain
The podiatrists at Manchester Podiatry will assess your lower limb mechanics, which is done using a combination of passive and active joint and muscle movements in order to assess the quality and range of motion of the hip, knee, leg and foot. The biomechanical assessment incorporates weight bearing, non-weight bearing, and dynamic assessment (gait analysis).
Following a biomechanical assessment our podiatrists at Manchester Podiatry will give advice on any treatment that is required in order to improve any painful symptoms and functional ability. This may include:
- The provision of prescription orthoses (shoe inserts)
- Footwear adaptations/adjustments
- Exercises and stretching programmes
Podiatric biomechanical assessment and an appropriate treatment plan can significantly reduce injury and time off sick in the workplace, particularly in those professions where employees are required to spend long periods of time standing and walking.
The podiatrists at Manchester Podiatry will provide a comprehensive biomechanical assessment report outlining the treatment necessary to improve symptoms, helping to improve productivity of in the workplace.