LOWER LIMB BIOMECHANICAL ASSESSMENT INVOLVES IDENTIFYING THE SPECIFIC ANATOMICAL STRUCTURE IN QUESTION AND FINDING THE UNDERLYING RISK FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO INJURY.
Our Lisburn road clinic is one of the most advanced biomechanics labs in Ireland. We are big believers in using the latest technology to aid our diagnosis and management. The days of getting a patient to walk up a hallway as an assessment are gone!
Our biomechanics assessment is a one hour in depth look your gait cycle, we can find imperfections with everyones gait. However the skill is in deciding whether or not its contributing to your symptoms or a red-flag for future injury.
We will then email you your report with any recommended interventions. These may be a simple stretch and strengthening program, footwear change, soft tissue massage or custom carbon fibre orthotics.
If you do need custom orthotics we can provide 3d foot scanning as part of the assessment. You will be getting the most advanced orthotic available, they are totally custom made and have a life-time warranty. We design our orthotics using carbon fibre materials, making them super thin and light. We recently have designed orthotics for professional footballers and cyclists.
More about technology
We use a dynamic gait analysis system called Optogait. Optogait is a state of the art system of analysis that brings a proven philosophy of assessment to injury prevention and rehabilitation.
Optogait makes it possible to:
- assess performance and physical condition
- rapidly identify any muscular deficiencies and measure tolerance to various workloads
- develop customised and diversified training/rehabilitation based on the test results
- periodically check the results and the effectiveness of treatment
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Thanks Paul for your help with Paddy today even though he didn’t have an appointment and interrupted your lunch. Your knowledge and expertise is second to none and he is in a lot less pain tonight than he was before visiting you. You never fail to provide the best podiatry service for both of us and have done for many years. For anyone reading this review I cannot recommend Paul highly enough.