Movement analysis provides valuable insights into the biomechanics of an individual’s movements.
What is movement analysis?
Movement analysis plays a crucial role in both injury prevention, injury rehabilitation, and performance enhancement. By assessing and understanding how our bodies move, we can identify potential areas of weakness or imbalances that may lead to injuries or hinder optimal performance. Imbalances can occur from stiff joints (due to tight muscles), decreased range of motion, and muscular weaknesses. Our bodies are smart, and if one of these problems occurs, it will find a way to compensate in order to attempt to perform at full capacity. This can usually lead to injuries in places further away from the initial onset of pain.
What are common movement dysfunctions?
Movement dysfunctions can occur in various areas of the body, such as the hips, shoulders, spine, and ankles. These dysfunctions can result from factors like sedentary lifestyles, repetitive movements, previous injuries, or inadequate training techniques.
Forward head posture
Hip hiking – lifting the hip on one side
Limited ankle dorsiflexion
Anterior pelvic tilt
Whether you are an athlete aiming to improve your athletic abilities or someone concerned about maintaining overall physical well-being, understanding movement analysis is key to optimizing your body’s potential.
At the first visit, you will receive a comprehensive consultation and examination. This will include movement analysis of the spine and necessary extremities. The treatment involves a combination of spinal and extremity chiropractic adjustments, manual therapy, and prescribed exercises. This combination provides long lasting results to heal your pain at the source. You will always receive personalized attention and quality care to help you reach your goals.