Orthotics refers to the design, fitting and fabrication of an orthosis.
An orthosis is a device that controls, guides and limits and/or immobilizes an extremity (an arm or leg), a joint, or another body part.
Foot Careprovides orthotic clinical services, orthoses, and custom made footwear to clients.
Our foot care orthotics department provides the following services:
Provision and fitting of orthosis, calipers, foot braces and footwear adaptation
Provision and fitting of stock and custom footwear to diabetic patients
Provision and fitting of heel cushion pads and shoe lift inserts
Suggestions for shoes to wear with an Ankle-Foot Orthosis (AFO) (foot drop brace)
Fitting of compression stockings
Provision and fitting of longitudinal arch supporting shoe inserts
Foot Carehas extensive experience applying the latest in rehabilitation techniques and technology to ensure that patients achieve their full potential.
Our certified orthotists understand how important orthoses are in meeting your physical and functional requirements and helping you to achieve your goals. All through the fitting process, your doctor will work with you, ensuring that you have received the best fit and the greatest comfort.
We create (or will custom order)any type of orthoses for the lower extremities. You may also order pedorthotic devices to correct bio-mechanical issues in a lower extremity.
Need repairs to an orthotic device? We can usually provide same day repairs to your orthosis, saving you time and discomfort.
Orthotic Treatment Can Be Used For:
Preventative and Corrective Care
Neuromuscular and Musculoskeletal Disorders
Fracture and Post-Operative Management
Spinal and Scoliosis Needs
Correction of Fallen Arches or Outward-Turned Feet/Muscle Weakness
Sports Injuries, Sprains and Strains
Our team of Orthotists maintains a training regime that ensures they are up to date with the latest technologies and rehabilitation thinking. This means that each patient can be provided with appropriate treatments, optimized designs, and lightweight materials for their orthotic devices.