Running Gait Analysis

~ Unlock Your Running Potential with Expert Gait Analysis ~

Is your running style holding you back or risking injury?

Small things in how you run can lead to big problems. With our Running Gait Analysis, find out what you’re doing right and what you need to change. Get ahead of injuries and run better than ever. Start improving your run now, before any issues pop up!

Running Gait Analysis at Performance SportsPhysio Clinic in Longmont

What is Running Gait Analysis?

Running Gait Analysis is a scientific approach to enhancing your running form, efficiency, and safety. By scrutinizing your running mechanics, we identify key areas for improvement. Benefit from reduced injury risks, enhanced running efficiency, and tailored performance strategies designed for your unique gait.

~ How It Works ~

Step 1: Treadmill Assessment

Experience a state-of-the-art treadmill assessment where two cameras meticulously capture your running style.

Intake
Intake

Step 2: Detailed Analysis

Our expert team, including a Physical Therapist and Conditioning Trainer, analyzes your gait with precision to pinpoint performance and injury-prevention opportunities.

Step 3: Personalized Report

Receive a comprehensive report detailing your running form, with tailored recommendations for corrective exercises and, if needed, custom orthotic solutions.

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What are the benefits of
Running Gait Analysis?

Recreational Runners

Whether new to running or having years of experience, recreational runners can use gait analysis to improve their efficiency and enjoyment of the sport. It helps them run more comfortably and potentially faster, with less risk of injury.

Competitive Athletes

Competitive runners and athletes in sports where running is a key component (like soccer, basketball, or triathlon) can gain a competitive edge. Gait analysis can fine-tune their running form to maximize performance and minimize time lost to injuries.

Injury Recovery Patients

Individuals recovering from running-related injuries (like stress fractures, shin splints, or IT band syndrome) can use gait analysis to understand the biomechanical issues that may have contributed to their injury. It assists in a safer return to running and prevention of future injuries.

Runners with Chronic Pain or Discomfort

Those experiencing persistent pain or discomfort when running, such as knee pain or lower back discomfort, can benefit from gait analysis. Identifying and correcting biomechanical inefficiencies can alleviate pain and improve overall running comfort.

Seniors and Aging Runners

Older runners looking to continue running safely as they age can use gait analysis to adapt their running style to their changing physical capabilities, helping them to continue enjoying running while minimizing injury risks.

Runners Seeking to Improve Endurance and Stamina

For those looking to increase their running distance or stamina, gait analysis can be instrumental. Efficient running form conserves energy, allowing for longer and more comfortable runs.

Runners Interested in Transitioning to Different Running Styles

Runners wanting to shift to a different running style (like moving from heel striking to forefoot running) can use gait analysis to make this transition smoothly and safely.

People with Specific Health Goals

Individuals with goals such as weight loss or improving cardiovascular health through running can use gait analysis to ensure they are running in a way that maximizes their efforts and minimizes the risk of injury.