Do you ever wonder why you get hard skin on certain places on your feet? Or why you suffer from persistent ankle, lower back pain, shin splints, heel and arch pain or knee and hip pain?
When we stand, walk or run our body has to cope with and compensate for these anomalies. It is these compensations that put structures such as muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons under undue strain as they begin functioning in an abnormal or compromised manner.
Over time the structures become inflamed or injured. A Biomechanics assessment is an investigation into your lower limb function – looking closely for abnormalities and compensations. We can look closely into the underlying possible causes of heel pain, knee pain and even back pain.
Once we have identified the causes of your problems we can develop a tailor-made treatment plan to improve your symptoms. This may involve one or more of the following: Exercises to stretch or strengthen muscles Orthoses – specially made devices for you to wear inside your shoe to control, realign or cushion the abnormalities.