|Video Gait Analysis
|Using digital video software Dr. Silberman will evaluate the entire kinetic chain of you
running. A video taped session gives us dynamic assessment of you running. Slow
motion single frame review provides instantaneous feedback.
The majority of overuse running injuries can be classified as secondary to:
1. training error, 2. poor technique, or 3. anatomical and biomechanical factors.
Many running injuries require looking beyond the site of your ailment. A static exam,
focusing on the site of your injury while you sit on an examiner's table, may not pick up the
cause of your problem. Without knowing the cause, effective treatment can not be
Your knee pain may actually be caused by abnormalities arising from your hips or feet (can
be anywhere along the kinetic chain).
If you are a runner or participate in a running sport, be prepared to run at your office visit.
Wear your shorts and bring your sneakers (all of them) including any inserts or orthotics
you use or have tried.
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