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Biomechanics is the internal and external forces inflicted on the human body to create movement. If there is a biomechanical problem this can increase the risk and even cause injury to the skeletal muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. Biomechanical problems are abnormalities in the movements produced by the internal and external forces and the body’s ability to react to them. These abnormalities can be treated through a course of Physiotherapy to correct the problem and prevent further injury. These types of injuries can cause great problems for the athletic population as they can prevent them from participating and could have long lasting effects on their performance. Please contact us or call 0330 088 7800 to arrange an appointment today.

Common types of Biomechanical Injuries treated at Physio.co.uk

Depending upon the sporting activity will depend upon the injury risk. Abnormal biomechanics will put structures under stress which are not designed to be. Some of the most common biomechanical injuries are: These injuries can be due to the abnormal biomechanics causing an abnormal reaction to the forces inflicted on the body, resulting in the skeletal system reacting in an inappropriate way, which can cause one of the above injuries. These injuries can be caused due to:
  • Muscle imbalance (strength and length)
  • Poor technique
  • Poor posture
  • Faulty equipment (poor fitting running shoes)

Biomechanics and Physiotherapy

Biomechanics can be affected by small abnormalities in the body such as muscle length and strength. This alters the normal biomechanics of the individual increasing the risk to injury. Physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk are experienced in identifying small abnormalities within movement. They can provide specialised treatments to help normalise their findings, restoring normal movement and improving technique. This can enhance the individual’s performance and help prevent future biomechanical injuries.

What Physiotherapy Treatments can be expected?

There are a variety of Physiotherapy treatments which can be used to treat biomechanical problems. The Physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk may use: Depending upon the cause, location and symptoms of the biomechanical problem will depend upon the choice of treatments the experienced Physiotherapist will select.


Biomechanical problems can be unseen to the untrained eye, but the experienced Physiotherapists at Physio.co.uk can identify small abnormalities which can be causing a problem to the client increasing the risk of injury. Physiotherapy can offer a preventative service prior to injury occurring alongside the treatment of injuries sustained. For an expert opinion please contact us or call 0330 088 7800 to arrange an appointment today.

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