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How long does a biomechanical evaluation take?

May 7th, 2019

Please allow a minimum of 2 hours for your evaluation.

What should I wear to my appointment?

May 7th, 2019

To properly analyze your movement, we will need to see your joints, the top of your pelvis and trunk. Your shorts may need to be taped up so we can see the appropriate bony landmarks. Running shorts or spandex type shorts, tight fitting sleeveless tops work best. Please wear the same type of shoes you

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What does a biomechanical evaluation entail?

May 7th, 2019

Depending on the type of evaluation being performed, you likely will be asked to perform activities similar to those that cause your symptoms. Walking and running evaluations will be performed on an instrumented treadmill. For return to sport evaluations, be prepared to perform activities consistent with your sport (i.e. jumping, cutting, lateral movements, etc.). In

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How do I know if I need a biomechanical evaluation?

May 7th, 2019

Anyone who has difficulty moving or experiences pain during physical activity is a candidate for a biomechanical evaluation. For persons with pain, a biomechanical evaluation will determine if abnormal movement is contributing to your symptoms. Such an evaluation particularly is indicated when conventional forms of treatment have failed (i.e. surgery, injections, medications, chiropractic, physical therapy,

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How can a biomechanical analysis help me?

May 7th, 2019

Biomechanical testing can help identify the cause(s) or source of your pain. It will also identify problems before they become symptomatic and more serious. Many therapies focus on treating pain symptoms without treating the underlying cause. This usually gives only temporary relief at best. The only true way to eliminate pain is to treat it

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