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CUSTOM ORTHOTICS

AT ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS WE PRIDE OURSELVES WITH PROVIDING OUR PATIENTS WITH THE BEST QUALITY CUSTOM ORTHOTICS AVAILABLE.  WE HAVE BEEN SPECIALIZING IN CUSTOM ORTHOTICS SINCE 1980.  WE HAVE ALL THREE CASTING METHODS AVAILABLE FOR OUR PATIENTS, FOAM, PLASTER BUT PREFER THE LATEST IN TECHNOLOGY AND SO FAR THE MOST ACCURATE WHICH IS 3D COMPUTERIZED LASER NON-WEIGHT BEARING CASTING. IT ALSO HAS THE ADVANTAGE OF BEING SENT DIRECTLY TO OUR ORTHOTIC LAB'S COMPUTER WICH MAKES OUR TURN AROUND TIME MUCH SHORTER.

MOST PEOPLE ARE BORN WITH A GENETIC DEFICIENCY CALLED OVERPRONATION.  THIS IS WHERE THE ARCH IS DECREASED AND THE FOOT ROLLS MEDIALLY.  IT ALSO CAUSES MEDIAL ROTATION OF THE LOWER LIMB AND AFFECTS EVERY JOINT ABOVE THE FOOT INCLUDING THE SPINE.  IT IS THEREFORE IMPORTANT TO BE WEARING CUSTOM ORTHOTICS IF YOU OVERPRONATE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN AS IT AFFECTS THE WAY THEIR JOINTS DEVELOP.  WE RECOMEND ANY CHILD OVER THE AGE OF 3 BE CHECKED BY A CHIROPODIST TO CHECK FOR OVERPRONATION.

ANYONE WHO HAS BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH DIABETES NEEDS ORTHOTICS SO THAT THEIR WEIGHT IS EVENLY DISTRIBUTED AND THEY ARE AT LESS RISK OF DEVELOPING ULCERS WHICH CAN BE LIFE THREATENING.  DID YOU KNOW THAT OVER 75% OF PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES WEAR CUSTOM ORTHOTICS AS IT IMPROVES PERFORMANCE AND DECREASES INJURIES.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. HARDY AND MAR HARDY, D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE, TORONTO CHIROPODIST AND TORONTO FOOT SPECIALIST AND TH TEAM FROM ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS.

416-465-8737

Toronto, ON Chiropodist Academy Foot and Orthotic

752 BROADVIEW AVENUE Toronto, ON M4K 2P1 

Across from the Broadview Subway Professional  Family  Foot  Care

PROFESSIONAL FOOT CLINIC