Force Frame Assessment System

✅ Would you like to move better and become pain-free?

✅ Is preventing injury in future important to you?

✅ Do you enjoy seeing meaningful progress measured over time in your recovery journey?

✅ Our Force Frame Assessment System could be EXACTLY what you need!

Accurate assessment is key to understanding exactly where you are in your injury journey, and where we need to get you to safely return to the activities that you love without the risk of re-injury.

The Force Frame assessment system can help you to not only return to activity faster and with confidence after an injury, but also to prevent these injuries from occurring in the first place.

Unfortunately, returning back to activities too soon after injury, before you have regained or developed the strength that you need, results in a higher risk of re-injury and spending even more time away from doing the things you love. Just waiting until you are pain free before returning to activity is not a good strategy because although the pain may be gone, your function has not been restored. Research has also shown that the risk of reinjury can last up to 15 weeks after returning back to full duties because of factors like these. The evidence shows that the strength of your muscles is one of the biggest predictors of re-injury, or even of getting an injury in the first place.

The Force Frame can be used for a variety of assessments on your shoulder, hip and knee. During these tests, we can measure your average and peak force that you can produce with each joint to see if there are any large imbalances or overall lower numbers which can place you at risk of injury or re-injury. Most research shows you are at a higher risk of injury if you have low overall strength or more than a 10% difference between sides.

The Force Frame takes all the guesswork out of rehab as the numbers don’t lie. Even better, we can use this to screen you to identify any issues so they can be addressed before you get injured. Prevention is always better than the cure!

Once we have completed your Force Frame assessment we can tailor your rehab program to exactly where you are currently and monitor your progress to make sure you return to activity in the shortest possible time frame, giving you the confidence in your body to move without worrying about pain.

How does the force frame assessment system work?

The force frame assessment system is a series of force plates that can be positioned in many different angles in order to accommodate a wide range of strength tests. The data from the force plates is sent to the connected iPad or computer live throughout the test so that as therapists we can see exactly what is happening as it happens; allowing us to gain a deep understanding into your pain or injury.

Once the data has been collected and the test is complete, the system will generate a report detailing your exact force curve on your left and right side, which we can then compare to normative data to better understand where you are in your rehab journey as well as your injury risk on return to sport.

What types of injuries can the Force Frame Assessment System help?

The Force Frame Assessment System is perfect for any injury that requires muscle strength assessment. The versatility of the system means we can assess almost every joint within the body to give us a detailed analysis of exactly where you are now, so that we can create a plan to get you to where you need to be to achieve your goals.

We can help people achieve their health and fitness goals faster after the following injuries (just to name a few):

  • Groin injuries (adductor muscle tear, osteitis pubis, bursitis, tendonitis)
  • Hip pain (tendonitis, trochanteric bursitis, arthritis, muscle spasm, abductor muscle tear)
  • Shoulder pain (sub-acromial bursitis, rotator cuff tear, impingement syndrome)
  • Knee pain (patella tendinitis/jumpers knee, muscle tear, ligament strain)

There has been substantial evidence over the past 20 years that has shown that improving your strength is one of the key components in injury rehabilitation to ensure that you become pain free in the shortest possible time whilst minimising your injury risk in future.

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Mana NankivellMana Nankivell
00:38 18 Apr 23
I highly recommend Trent and the Physio Fit team.I sustained a knee injury (fat pad impingement) in a half-marathon around 18 months ago, and after 12 months of seeing a (different) physio and sports doctors without any improvement, I was told by the doctor that I would "probably just have to put up with the pain".I booked in with the team at Physio Fit for another opinion, and it was the best decision I ever made. Trent put together a very manageable rehab plan for me and was quick to respond and adapt when something didn't work out. In the past 6 months, I've gone from not being able to walk without pain or even think about hiking, running or cycling without my knee flaring up, to running my first post-injury 5.5km trail run and hiking 10km with a 10kg pack!
Laura O'ConnorLaura O'Connor
08:47 05 Feb 23
This clinic is the pinnacle of physiotherapy in Adelaide. Ive seen a couple of different physios at physiofit over the years for different injuries and the experience has been absolutely amazing each time! Highly recommend seeing the team here for all your physio needs!
Ryen ArcherRyen Archer
02:50 03 Feb 23
Corey is absolutely fantastic, worked out my issues and we have been working to improve them for a few months now and all I can say is I am feeling a million times better! thanks physio fit! Keep up the great work!
Amy SzyndlerAmy Szyndler
02:44 03 Feb 23
I attended Physio Fit to get my tennis elbow treated. Always a friendly greeting from the lovely reception staff, and my physio, Corey, was fantastic; very friendly, knowledgeable and provided treatment that was personalised and holistic. Following Corey's advice and exercise regime helped me get back to the activities I enjoy, pain-free. Highly recommended.
Debbie MossDebbie Moss
07:21 02 Feb 23
Have been taking my daughter here for quite a few months now for ongoing back issues. The care that she has been given through her Physiotherapist Corey, has been fantastic. Everything has been explained and if exercises have needed to be modified he has. Would thoroughly recommend this place for any Physio needs. All staff that we have dealt with have been friendly and professional. A great team and environment.
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