Biomechanical analysis for optimum rehabilitation and performance
Video analysis has long been invaluable to professional athletes and sports coaches, but traditionally required bulky equipment and specialist cameras. Advancements in technology now mean that video capture is relatively simple, creating the opprtunity for much wider applications. This type of biomechanical analysis is fast becoming the gold standard for enhancing veterinary diagnosis, improving physiotherapy outcomes and developing superior sports performance in the animal industry. Studies have shown that technical biomechanical analysis is vastly superior in detecting lameness or asymmetry when compared to a visual study by even the most experienced veterinarians - especially in cases of subtle lameness or lameness in multiple limbs. Analysis can be carried out on dogs, horses and riders, and the results used to inform physiotherapy protocols, improve performance and rider comfort.
Comparison of canine shoulder movemement
(left v right)
Detailed reporting of symmetry, joint motion and stride parameters
Through the use video capture and our motion analysis software, we can provide a detailed report of an animals movement or rider's symmetry, allowing us to detect subtle differences that the human eye simply can’t see. This allows us to quantity and compare variables such as joint angulation, stride length and frequency, as well as how a rider affects the natural ability of their animal.
Detect asymmetries and anomalies in a dog or horses movement
Specify restrictions in movement in a specific limb or joint
Monitor physiotherapy improvements and highlight ongoing areas of concern
Analyse rider influence and asymmetries