Custom prescription foot orthotics are precision medical devices that are designed to adjust and control the function of the foot and its alignment with the lower leg.The customized orthotic are intended to correct abnormal or irregular walking patterns by altering the angles at which the foot strikes the ground.
Orthotics are often recommended by a Physiotherapist & physicians for, but not limited to, the following conditions:
Your qualified physiotherapist will do a complete biomechanical assessment of your foot followed by taking cast impressions of your individual feet. Your cast and prescription are sent to a professional orthotic laboratory – The Orthotic Group – where your orthotics is made by technicians with appropriate training and qualifications
The orthotics is individually constructed from a mold of your feet. Rigid orthotics is usually made of a firm material such as plastic and are primarily designed to control abnormal motion and for better function. Soft orthotics is constructed of malleable materials that help absorb shock, improve balance, and take pressure off tender spots or problematic areas.
Foot line Wear
Our customized footwear line has proven to be in a class of its own terms of comfort, construction, and design. Ask your physiotherapist for the different styles. We carry the following:
Many extended health packages include coverage for customized orthotics if prescribed by a physiotherapist or physician. Check with your extended health administrator for coverage and requirements.