Custom Orthotics in Burnaby
All custom orthotics are $425.00
Orthotics are an important part of correcting your LKC (lower kinetic chain) problem involving the low back, hip or knee! We use them specifically with the FBT treatment process.
- We utilize insurable evaluation and casting methods that are recognized by third-party payers such as Blue Cross, Green Shield, Manulife etc.
- Free biomechanical evaluation of pelvis, hips, and knees
- Orthotics are arguably the most over-prescribed corrective implement.
- It is essential that the structural alignment of the ankle joint and foot arches are assessed AS WELL AS the structural integrity of the PELVIS, HIPS, AND KNEES to provide an efficient and proper referral for the use of orthotics.
What are orthotic inserts?
Orthotics are unique inserts that move into your shoe to accurate structural foot troubles including flat arches and foot and leg pain. custom orthotics also are specially made to match the precise form of your ft to offer cushioning, comfort, and assist. The most commonplace sorts of shoe inserts are:
Arch supports – designed to aid the foot’s natural arch.
Insoles – manufactured from gel, foam, or plastic and slide inside the shoe to provide greater cushioning and guide.
Heel liners/heel cups – provide greater cushioning inside the heel vicinity.
What are prescription orthotics?
Over-the-counter orthotics are generally a one-size-fits-all product. Custom prescription orthotics are specially created to the unique structure of your feet. They are designed to match the precise way that you move, cushioning, and supporting with each step.
Orthotics are made after a podiatrist has conducted a complete evaluation of your feet, ankles, and legs so that the orthotic can accommodate your unique foot structure and pathology. Prescription orthotics are divided into two categories:
- Functional – These are created of a semi-rigid material like plastic or graphite. Functional orthotics are designed to control foot pain caused by abnormal motion. They can also be used to treat injuries such as shin splints or tendinitis.
- Accommodative – this orthotic is softer and designed to provide additional cushioning and support. They can be used to treat diabetic foot ulcers, painful calluses on the bottom of the foot, and other conditions that cause discomfort like plantar fasciitis.