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By Podiatry Associates
February 14, 2019
Category: orthotic devices
Tags: orthotics  

How orthotics from your podiatrists in Mississauga, Ontario, can help you and your feet

Do your feet hurt? This foot pain could be caused by an inordinate amount of stress created by the way you walk. The podiatrists here at orthoticsPodiatry Associates in Mississauga, ON, can analyze the way you walk to determine what is causing your foot pain and then recommend a custom-made orthotic to help relieve your foot pain. We have several convenient office locations in Mississauga, East Toronto, Whitby, and Brantford, Ontario to help you and your feet—read on to learn more!

 

How We Diagnose The Problem

The podiatrists here at Podiatry Associates offer video gait analysis, a state-of-the-art way to view how you walk. Through video, your biomechanics are examined to see how walking motion is affecting your feet. Video gait analysis benefits podiatrists by providing a tool for better diagnosis. It also benefits you because you can actually see how you walk and how that motion might be impacting your feet.

Computer gait evaluation is another high-tech tool to assess current and future foot problems. Force and time are measured while you are standing or walking. Force can be measured with or without custom orthotics to determine whether the orthotic is of full benefit to reduce foot stress.

Video gait analysis and computer gait evaluation are combined with a comprehensive clinical examination to provide you with the best orthotic to help correct your walk and relieve foot pain.

 

How We Can Help

The podiatrists at Podiatry Associates offer a full range of custom-made orthotics to help relieve the stress on your feet.

Your podiatrists may recommend soft orthotics, which are shock absorbing, help with balance, and take pressure off of your feet. They are an excellent choice to bring relief to arthritic or diabetic feet.

Semi-rigid orthotics are another choice, combining both soft and rigid materials. They are a great option for treating some foot issues in children, and for people who play sports.

Rigid orthotics are used to relieve strained tendons, muscle aches, and leg pain because they limit the motion of foot joints. They can be worn to reduce stress when walking or for added foot support.

 

Give Us a Call!

You can get relief from foot pain, and it all starts with how you walk! Computer and video gait analysis, combined with custom-made orthotics, can help you get back on your feet without pain. For more information about gait analysis, orthotics, and other foot care services, call Podiatry Associates, with offices in Mississauga, East Toronto, Whitby, and Brantford, Ontario. Call now!