Custom Orthotics Ottawa

What Are Custom Orthotics?

Everyone's feet are different. Some are wide, some have high arches, and some individuals have two feet that aren't the same size or shape. No matter how your feet are, orthotics are a great way to help keep your feet, connecting tissues, and ligaments healthy for life.

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Orthotics are specially-made shoe inserts constructed from foam casting that takes an imprint of your foot and creates a pair of custom shoe inserts that are perfectly designed for your feet.

How Do Custom Orthotics Help?

Your feet play an integral role in your day-to-day life and overall health. Many issues can begin from the feet or can potentially aggravate issues if you have common foot abnormalities such as an exaggerated arch, or, what is referred to as, "flat feet."

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Instead of just merely cushioning your feet from stress, as most over-the-counter orthotics do, customized orthotics are specifically designed to be an effective remedy for a wide variety of foot conditions.

Orthotics are a fantastic treatment option to address various symptoms and injuries.

At Ottawa Physical Rehab Clinic, we'll first do a biomechanical assessment and ask you about your daily activities. This will allow us to tailor your treatment plan and address foot fatigue.

Your custom orthopedic shoes will compliment your foot structure and follow-up appointments with gait analysis assessment will ensure that foot pain does not return.

 

Some of the goals your therapist may have for orthotic treatment include:

 

1. Correcting foot deformities.

2. Helping the foot or ankle function better.

3. Providing support to the ankle.

4. Reducing the risks of further injuries.

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    19 August 2022
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    1 May 2023
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FAQs

The following are some of the most frequently asked questions about custom orthotics in Ottawa:

How Much Should I Pay for Custom Orthotics?
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The cost of custom orthotics can vary depending on the type of orthotic you need and the complexity of your condition. Generally, custom orthotics range from $400 to $800 for a pair. It is important to note that some insurance companies may cover part or all of the cost of custom orthotics. If you are considering purchasing custom orthotics, it is best to speak with your doctor or physiotherapist to determine the best option for you.

Are Custom Foot Orthotics Really Worth It?
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Custom orthotics are a great investment for your feet and overall health. They provide the best support and comfort for your feet, help to reduce foot pain and prevent further injury. If you have any questions about custom orthotics or would like to learn more about them, contact an experienced physiotherapist in Ottawa today.

Do You Need a Prescription for Orthotics in Ontario?
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Yes, you need a prescription from your doctor or physiotherapist to purchase custom orthotics in Ontario. The prescription must include the type of orthotic and the reason for it. Your doctor or physiotherapist will be able to provide you with more information on how to obtain a prescription for custom orthotics.

Hours of operation:

Monday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Tuesday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Wednesday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Thursday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Friday
8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Saturday
By appointment only

Sunday
Closed

Ottawa Physical Rehab Clinic (OPRC)

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