Functional Assessment

The Functional Assessment we conduct is designed to test your body’s overall core stability and endurance and your ability to perform basic tasks.
Full range of motion not achieved indicates possible:
•Tightness in lumbar-pelvic-hip complex •Tightness in hamstrings • Core weakness • Poor balance and/or proprioception • Lumber disk degeneration
Knee width changes:
•Width decreases indicates possible
Tightness in adductor muscles
Tightness in hip flexors
Prior hip / knee injury
•Width increases indicates possible
Tightness in abductor muscles
Prior hip / knee injury
Weight shifts from heels indicates possible:
•Core weakness • Tightness in hamstrings • Postural issues • Tightness in lumbar-pelvic-hip complex • Poor balance and/or proprioception • Inexperience with movement
Poor overall stability – indicates possible:
•Core weakness • Poor balance and/or proprioception • Inexperience with movement
Unable to maintain neutral position (pelvic tilt) – indicates possible:
•Tightness in lumbar-pelvic-hip complex • Tightness in hamstrings • Core weakness • Poor balance and/or proprioception • Tightness in hip flexors