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Who are Biomechanists?
A biomechanist might be an engineer or medical doctor; biomechanics, however, is not within the sole domain of either of these easily recognized professions.
Biomechanical vs. Medical
Biomechanics - the science concerned with the action of forces, internal and external, on the living body. (From Stedman’s Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions)
What is Biomechanics?
The discipline of biomechanics integrates the laws of physics and the working concepts of engineering...
When a Biomechanist can Help
In general, a biomechanist is a useful expert when liability questions involve human motion...
Case Examples
Trip & Fall

A worker claimed to have slipped on cleaning solution while at work falling forward on her outstretched right arm. Could the alleged slip and fall have caused a sprain of the right wrist with right ulnar neuropathy?

Trip and Fall

Based on the worker's description of the fall, Northstar Biokinetics determined that her center of gravity would have been shifting to her left foot and she could not have fallen forward on her outstretched hand. Northstar Biokinetics concluded that the worker tripped and fell, and the injuries claimed could not be attributed to a floor wet with cleaning solution.

Case Examples
Case Examples Anterior Knee Dislocation
Case Examples Anterior Shoulder Dislocation
Case Study Bus Pedestrian Accident
Case Examples Head Injury and Restraint Use
Case Study Hit & Run Death
Case Examples Right Knee
Case Examples TMJ Disfunction
Case Examples Trip & Fall
Case Examples Wrist Injury
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