Physical therapists work with runners of all levels in order to optimize running mechanics and determine appropriate strengthening programs to reduce risk of injury and enhance performance. Assessments that the clinic can perform include:
Analysis of running style and body mechanics with a focus on proper alignment to reduce stress and joints
Basic foot analysis
Provide education regarding individualized footwear needs
Develop an individual strengthening and endurance program
Provide resources for training programs to address each person’s goals
Not all treatments, tests and services are available at all Mayo Clinic Health System locations. Check with your preferred location in advance.