What is a Biomechanical Assessment?
Biomechanics is defined as the study of movement and structure of living organisms. At Warley Grange Health a biomechanics appointments is recommended for an assortment of ailments, such as:
- Heel Pain
- Flat Feet
- Joint Pain
- Sports Injuries
- Ankle Instability
- Achilles Pain
The appointment will involve a thorough assessment of your feet and ankles, often using gait analysis and ultrasound imaging to gain more insight. Detailed history taking of your general health will be taken as this is also key to a full diagnosis. The appointment will take around 45 minutes and will include a step by step approached management plan to help alleviate the problem.
The varying types of management available includes:
- Exercise and stretch programmes
- Footwear advice and strapping techniques
- Orthotic prescription
- Ultrasound Guided Injection Therapy using either Hyaluronic Acid or Corticosteroid
- Shockwave Therapy for various soft tissue problems
Our biomechanical assessment appointments are with our Trainee Podiatric Surgeon, Richard Lang, and are available all day on Saturdays, alternate Monday evenings and every Wednesday evening. To book a biomechanical assessment appointment please contact us using the button below.