Video Gait Analysis

Our Video Gait Analysis Program includes a complete biomechanical assessment of the trunk and lower body, a functional movement assessment, and videotaped gait analysis on the treadmill. It will also include instruction on ideal walking/running mechanics, posture and cadence with a personalized exercise program to begin at home.

What to Expect

The comprehensive evaluation starts with a thorough history. We want to understand the problem from your point of view. Next is a comprehensive assessment of the lower body to determine how the foot, ankle, knee, hip and spine all connect. Finally, we will video tape you from multiple angles while walking and running on our treadmill. Be sure to bring shorts, running/walking shoes and any orthotics you have been prescribed. Once the exam is complete, a physical therapist will review the video with you and perform a frame-by-frame evaluation of your gait and walking/running mechanics. A home exercise program will be given based on the findings from the analysis. Any recommendations and pertinent still-frame images will be sent to your e-mail address to allow for future reference.

Who Would Benefit

Runners who want to improve their efficiency and decrease their injury risk

Low back pain or lower body pain after walking or running

Hip injury/weakness, Groin strains, Hamstring strains

Post-injury/surgery to ACL or meniscus

Patellofemoral joint disorders, Ankle sprains or strains

Shin splints, Achilles injury, Plantar fascitis

Therapists

You are all AMAZING!!! Amber and Jolene are the best! When Abbie became injured 1 1/2 years ago in dance- something she loved to do, she went through 3 doctors, another physical therapists, many painful procedures and finally found a Dr. Hedlund who sent us to Hulst Jepsen where she was blessed with 2 amazing therapist and their staff! Abbie thought she may never dance again! She had many ups and downs in her therapy but no one ever gave up on her. They always listened to her and helped her do her best! Now she has finished her therapy, is starting dance again in a few weeks, is auditioning for the Nutcracker and her dance team at school!!!

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