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Foot Orthotics

Foot orthotics can be a viable treatment option for many foot, ankle, knee and hip problems. As a Pedorthist we have the skills to design, fabricate and modify custom foot orthoses based on our background and training in human kinetics and biomechanics. During the assessment, a biomechanical assessment is done in order to determine the current state of both static and dynamic ranges of motion as well as a gait assessment. From this, a treatment plan is created to help correct or accommodate the pathologies present. Some pathologies we constantly see are:

  • Diabetes related foot issues

  • Plantar Fasciitis and/or Baxter's Nerve issues Arthritic feet

  • Bunions

  • Knee related disorders

    • Osgood-Schlatters as an example

  • Heel Spurs

  • Achilles Tendinitis In-toe/out-toe walking in kids

Custom Made Orthotics may not be the only part of the treatment plan in these cases, but they serve as a very important one in the recovery and prevention stages.

Custom Made Footwear

Usually made for clients who have traumatic foot pathologies that causes them to not be able to fit into mainstream footwear. Things such as:

  • Lymphedema

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Diabetes

A cast is made from the ankle and foot as well as measurements in order to design a shoe that incorporates every feature that will benefit the client the most from the closure to the sole.

Compression Garments 

We are proud to offer a wide variety of selection to fill all of your needs when it comes to lower limb compression garments. These garments are beneficial for clients that have venous deficiencies, circulation issues/swelling, tired legs, or are looking to recover quicker after activity.

Lower Limb Bracing

We deal with a variety of lower limb bracing. For knees and ankles, we work with BREG and Bauerfiend. They offer a variety of products for many different pathologies, including:

  • Custom made ACL/PCL Knee braces

  • Custom made OA Knee braces

  • Ankle braces for ligament sprains

We also are able to help increase mobility and or stability with products that are made for clients who have lost this ability due to sickness or injury. This such as Ankle-Foot-Orthoses (AFO’s) help clients that have lost the ability to dorsiflex the foot, commonly seen in stroke patients. We also offer Dictus Braces that do the same thing but are less invasive as an AFO. Finally, we make custom Richie Braces, which immobilizes the ankle laterally, but can allow for dorsi and plantar flexion if needed.