Gait Analysis Physiotherapy and Assessment

At Versa Movement Collective, you don't need to be an elite athlete to get gold-star treatment. Whether you're a competitive runner or a jogging enthusiast, you can benefit from getting a running gait analysis near you. 

 

Examining your gait helps you better understand your body's biomechanical makeup, so you can learn how to move better and prevent injuries from occurring. That way, you can enjoy your sport pain-free, for many years to come. 

 

Conducting a gait analysis is also beneficial for assessing injuries and posture. When we have an accurate depiction of how your body is moving, we can begin to structure a customized treatment plan to improve your sports performance, posture, and recovery time. 


If you're looking for physiotherapy near you, you've landed on one of the most dependable clinics in the South Calgary area that is committed to optimizing your overall wellness.

What is Gait Analysis?

Everyone has unique patterns of movement and posture. These patterns influence your athletic performance and risk of injury.

At VersaMC in SW Calgary, we use state-of-the-art assessment equipment to understand how your body moves and how to optimize your performance. We'll analyze your stability, strength, flexibility, and overall mobility to determine precisely what it takes for you to improve as an athlete.

Our specialists use an integrated approach to address your range of motion holistically. Gait analysis uses wearable technology to assess the way your body moves at various levels of activity.

We take a close look at your movement patterns when you: 

 

  • Walk

  • Squat

  • Run

  • Push

  • Pull

  • Lunge

Through this careful analysis of your movement habits, we can take a look at what muscle groups may be overcompensating for weaker areas, causing tension and potential injury. We can then show you new ways of moving and exercising to build strength where you need it.

Improve your movement patterns by scheduling a walking gait analysis near you today.

Is Gait Analysis Worth It?

Anyone can stand to benefit from comprehensive gait analysis. 

 

Gait assessment is key to understanding the complex ways your body moves. Without proper gait analysis, you'll never know how to optimize your running or sports performance. Worse yet, you're at a higher risk of getting injured.

 

These biomechanical analyses are also useful if you're experiencing soreness in your neck, lower back, chest or really anywhere you feel like your body is "breaking down." 

 

You may be experiencing these aches and strains due to overcompensating muscle groups for weaker areas, either from previous injuries or a lack of activation.

 

Save yourself from the frustration of performance plateaus and the pain of running injuries by coming in to have your gait analyzed using our advanced methods. Our running physiotherapy experts have experience working with athletes of all skill levels, so we can help you no matter your unique needs. 

Why Versa Movement Collective?

Conventional methods just don't compare to VersaMC's advanced gait analysis techniques.

Usually, gait assessments only analyze your movement on a treadmill in a facility. However, our highly-skilled physiotherapy team understands that these assessments don't reflect everyone's true patterns of movement.

Our running physiotherapist in Calgary will assess your gait in authentic running environments so that we can uncover how your body moves in the real world. You'll run at a variety of paces and have your movement assessed using ultra-high-speed video.

After proper evaluation, you'll receive information on how to improve your running on every level. Our experts will show you how to optimize your strength and range of motion. We'll use our integrated approach to help you prevent injuries from overuse or improper form and recommend the best running shoes for your unique gait.

You can trust our gait analysis physiotherapy experts because we're the best in the field.

We've helped over 2000 runners to enhance their athletic abilities, all while preventing much-dreaded running injuries. Our gait analysis specialists combine all the latest in innovative technology, applied physics, and athletic coaching to get you running at your very best.

Book an Appointment Today

Don't wait to book an appointment with our specialists at Versa Movement Collective in SW Calgary. Start your journey today to improve your running performance and prevent potential injuries.

We're happy to provide additional information or answer any questions you may have about our superior gait analysis techniques. Contact us now or book a complimentary consultation so we can begin organizing your customized gait assessment session.

You don't need to wait to feel pain before booking an appointment with us, either.

Sports injuries are bound to happen when we're active. Regardless of whether you're a weekend warrior or an elite athlete, having a sports physiotherapist on your team can keep you moving your best and help you steer clear of injuries that can prevent you from being at the top of your game. 

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GOLF PERFORMANCE

We offer a comprehensive support service that’s tailored toward long-term golf injury prevention that combines movement assessment, personal training, and technical skill development. All in all, our team has got you fully covered.

Ultimately, we want you to achieve your goals and more. We know how frustrating it can be to work on the same skill again and again, without seeing the results you want. We also know how frustrating it can be to experience pain time and time again.

 

By undergoing a golf assessment, our Versa Movement Collective team can help you improve your golf performance and say goodbye to pain for good. We can give you the right tips and actions to help you make strides forward. Our experienced and friendly physio team can also help you bounce back from injury, as well as prevent future injury from happening.

THE VERSAMC GOLF ADVANTAGE

VersaMC is inspired by the multi-modal approach of the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI); where medical, fitness and coaching professionals work together to help a player accelerate their game and play injury-free.

In collaboration with head teaching professional Jay Myren (Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club), the VersaMC team is passionate about seeing the TPI model put into practice in the Calgary area. The success of this model is easily visible on the professional tours, collegiate, and amateur levels. It is furthermost effective when all of the disciplines are able to work under one roof. 

VersaMC is proud to have partnered with Priddis Greens Golf and Country Club where we can use their state of the art Performance Centre. This represents a fantastic opportunity to fully implement the golf physiotherapy TPI model, with a strong emphasis on coaching and technical development.

This includes excellent technological tools including K-Vest, Trackman, and Boditrak, along with a versatile space that allows for year-round player development.

INTEGRATED APPROACH

Our integrated multi-disciplinary approach provides the best possible pathway to staying injury-free long term. We combine physiotherapy support with biomechanical assessment, strength training and technical coaching. That way, you can build a resilient body that can handle the demands of your sport.

This also means you can continue to enjoy your sport of choice without pain standing in your way. You’ll spend less time on the sidelines and more time improving your skills.

Injuries and pain don’t have to happen. In fact, when you’re using the right form and technique suitable to your biomechanics, you’ll maximize and optimize your total performance.

Our integrative approach is unmatched. At VersaMC, you’re putting your trust in a team that truly cares and tackles your problems from multiple angles.

Begin Your Journey Today

Have you been looking for a running gait analysis near you? Or perhaps you desire to become an all-around better golfer. From pain to improved performance, the Versa MC team is here to help.

 

We want to accelerate you forward toward your future goals. Nothing brings us greater happiness than seeing our clients achieve what they set out to do. 

 

We believe in you, and we would love to be part of your journey. Call us today at (403) 727-0802 to schedule your appointment. The first step is reaching out for the help you need.