New Running Injury Performance Services

Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine now offers Running Injury & Performance Services. This includes a comprehensive evaluation aimed at enhancing a runner’s performance, reducing injury risk and rehabilitating injured runners.

Sanford Orthopedics & Sports Medicine now offers Running Injury & Performance Services. This includes a comprehensive evaluation aimed at enhancing a runner’s performance, reducing injury risk and rehabilitating injured runners. Expert professionals including a sports medicine physician, physical therapists, exercise physiologists and a registered dietitian work one-on-one with the athlete to develop an individualized program to help achieve his/her specific running goals.

Running Injury & Performance Services utilizes the latest clinical gait analysis using Zebris® Force and Pressure Distribution to analyze roll-off and other gait parameters. Templo® Professional Motion Analysis Software is used for video motion capture, gait analysis and general running analysis. The equipment used to evaluate runners is one of only a few in the country.

“With our state-of-the-art equipment and unparalleled integrated expert services, we are able to scientifically help runners reach optimal performance and reduce injury risk; and, if an injury occurs, we’ll assist runners in getting back to running safely and quickly,” said Michael F. Bergeron, PhD, FACSM, Director of the National Institute for Athletic Health & Performance at Sanford.

For more information on Running Injury & Performance Services, please call (605) 328-4752 or visit www.sanfordhealth.org