BIOMECHANICAL ASSESSMENTS – WALKING ANALYSIS
Through observation of a client’s walking patterns the podiatrist is given information that will play a role in achieving accurate diagnosis after which point development of successful management plan can be initiated. At Chatswood Podiatry the 2 methods of analysis are:
Treadmill Walking Analysis
Treadmill walking analysis is used to observe the foot throughout three important stages of the gait cycle:
1) Heel Strike
3) Toe off
This information provides the podiatrist with invaluable data which will be later used in creating a management plan. Knee, pelvic and shoulder posture is also observed as foot function has a direct effect on these more proximal structures.
Contact us to make an appointment for a walking assessment.