Proper foot alignment and biomechanics are the foundation of any athlete's best performance potential.
Since the level of stress placed on the feet and knees tends to be higher during sports, athletes are at a higher risk of developing chronic conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendinitis and Patellofemoral.
Runners presenting postural abnormalities lose much of the shock absorption properties normally associated with a healthy foot posture.
Football players use torsion-resisting footwear that further compound biomechanical-related injuries on the field.
With a healthy medial arch, mild calcaneal inversion at heel strike and full hallux joint range of motion, athletes perform with greater speed and agility coupled with comfort and reduced injury.
Any incorrect movement patterns affects the body’s entire kinetic chain and can create problems in the knee, hip and lower back in the long run.
Overpronation places the foot at a disadvantage by causing improper weight distribution to the metatarsal phalangeal joints, limiting hallux joint range of motion and creating lower limb valgus stance.
This is a biomechanical trauma that impacts an athlete’s ability to reach peak performance and places them at greater risk for injury.
There are multiple quality gait assessment tools on the market right now, which are a good addition to any complete physical examination.
The gait analysis will identify the effects of any noted abnormal foot posture, which can be used as a diagnostic tool as well as for patient education. This one extra analysis will improve the patient’s gait strength, speed, balance and agility.
Copyright 2016 MASS4D® All rights reserved.
Rehabilitation of Your Foot and Lower Back Conditions.
Long Lasting Wear
Strong Foot Support
Easy to use
Handmade MASS4D® Quality
Sign up for free recommended foot exercises, stretching, medical news and everything good for your feet
Please have a a look at our medical reviews and clinical articles on everything about lower biomechanics.
You should always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions regarding personal health or medical conditions.
The content, products and services offered herein, are here to educate consumers on healthcare and medical issues that may affect their daily lives. Nothing in the content, products or services should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site and its services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nursing or other professional healthcare advice, diagnosis or treatment.
The marks "MASS4D" and the MASS4D logo are trademarks. The content and design of MASS4D.com is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, display, transmit or frame any of these materials without prior written consent from MASS4D®.
The content, products or services on this site should not be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and is not intended to provide individual medical advice. Included materials and conversations do not imply a personalised doctor-patient relationship.
Copyright and Intellectual property
MASS4D® is owned and operated by Scheibye General Trading LLC - Licence no: 853463
MASS4D® and Logo are registered trademarks of MASS4D Inc. All content, trademarks, artwork, and associated imagery are trademarks and/or copyright material of MASS4D® Inc.