Biomechanical assessments are a standard part of every appointment for patients experiencing any musculoskeletal pains or injuries in their feet and legs here at Masterton Foot Clinic. It is a very comprehensive assessment and is integral in both diagnosing your problem and identifying all the contributing factors that have led to its development – and your ongoing discomfort.
It allows us to identify what we need to address to not just treat your problem now, but help to prevent it from returning in the future. It’ll be part of your assessment if you’ve come to see us for:
We don’t perform biomechanical assessments if you’ve come to see us for skin or nail-related problems, including corns, callus and warts, fungal nail or skin infections, ingrown toenails and the like.
We’ll also do hands-on palpation of the problem area to help identify the damaged or vulnerable structures, go through your medical history, understand your usual physical activities, movement patterns and daily demands, and what has led you to your current problem.