Running Analysis to Improve Your Performance

Are you an avid runner looking for running analysis to improve your form and prevent injuries? At Dr. Megan Mullin Physical Therapy, we understand that proper running form and gait are crucial for optimizing your performance and reducing the risk of injuries. Our specialized service is designed to evaluate your running technique, address any issues, and enhance your overall running experience.

Running Form Analysis Process

Our highly trained and experienced physical therapists will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your running form and gait. This process involves the following steps:

  1. Initial Assessment: We begin with a thorough assessment of your running history, exercise routines, and any previous injuries. Understanding your background helps us identify potential issues and design a personalized treatment plan.
  2. Gait Analysis: Using state-of-the-art technology, we conduct a detailed gait analysis to evaluate your running mechanics. This analysis provides valuable insights into your stride length, foot strike pattern, cadence, and overall posture during running.
  3. Functional Movement Assessment: We assess your flexibility, mobility, and strength to identify any imbalances or limitations that might be affecting your running form.
  4. Video Analysis: To get a comprehensive view of your running form, we record videos of you running from different angles. These recordings help us pinpoint areas that require improvement.
Tailored Treatment for Improved Running Form

Based on the evaluation results, we develop a personalized treatment plan to address the specific areas that need improvement. Our goal is to enhance your running form and boost your running performance. The treatment plan may include the following elements:

  1. Corrective Exercises: We prescribe targeted exercises to improve your balance, mobility, and strength. These exercises address any muscular imbalances and help you develop a more efficient and injury-resistant running form.
  2. Running Form Correction: Our physical therapists will work with you on adjusting your running technique. Specifically, by making subtle changes to your form, we can help you achieve a smoother and more effective running style.
  3. Injury Prevention Strategies: Preventing injuries is as important as improving performance. We’ll provide you with strategies and tips to reduce the risk of common running-related injuries.
  4. Training Recommendations: Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just starting, we offer guidance on appropriate training routines, recovery, and pacing to support your progress.
Benefits of our Running Form Service
  1. Injury Prevention: By correcting your running form and addressing imbalances, we help you minimize the risk of injuries, keeping you on track with your running goals.
  2. Enhanced Performance: Improved running mechanics lead to better efficiency and performance, helping you achieve your personal best.
  3. Personalized Approach: We understand that every individual is unique. Our personalized treatment plans cater to your specific needs and goals.
  4. Expert Guidance: Our skilled physical therapists are passionate about running and have extensive experience in optimizing running form.

Are you ready to take your running to the next level? Dr. Megan Mullin Physical Therapy is here to support you on your journey to becoming a stronger and injury-free runner. Contact us today to schedule your running form evaluation and get started on the path to improved performance and overall wellness. 

Running Analysis