Running Mechanics & Training

Harmony Ottawa physiotherapists will combine their knowledge and experience from the Running World with the findings of a Comprehensive Biomechanical Running or Sports Technique Assessment to help identify Faulty Mechanics and Running Patterns, Deviations, and/or Mechanics which commonly lead to Acute and Repetitive Injuries in the running population.

At Harmony Physiotherapy Ottawa our Expert Physiotherapist takes you through a comprehensive evaluation of your strength, flexibility, and running mechanics to see where things are going wrong in your run. We teach you how to improve your strength/endurance deficits, treat muscle strains, correct your running form and arm you with a Home Exercise Program tailored to you.

What you get:

  • Muscle strength testing

  • Flexibility testing

  • Treadmill Gait Analysis

  • Comprehensive Physical Therapy report for reference

  • Shoe wear recommendations tailored to your running gait

  • Manual therapy interventions

  • Balance and functional screening

A Running assessment involves a thorough  Visual and Metric analysis of your Running Pattern, Foot Strike, Footwear, Cadence, Running Body Alignment/Adjustments, etc. A thorough review of your Running History, Habits, and Goals will also be included to help your Harmony Ottawa physiotherapist develop a clear understanding of your running Needs, Limitations, and Goals. 


At Harmony Physiotherapy Ottawa, your physiotherapist will work with you to not just get you back to Running and Sports, but also Most Importantly help Mitigate the risk of further sports-related injuries!