Custom Foot Orthotics Kitchener, Waterloo & Elmira, ON

Custom Foot Orthotics

For over 25 years, Kimberly Rau & Associates has partnered with SOS Physiotherapy to provide custom made foot orthotics in Kitchener, Waterloo and the surrounding area. Our team combines vast experience with modern theories and technologies to provide pain relief for even the most complex foot and lower limb conditions.

Our pedorthists have Kinesiology degrees and as Canadian Certified Pedorthists have specialized education in the assessment, design, manufacture, fit and modification of foot orthotics. In addition, extensive training of footwear design, features, fit, function and modification is exclusive to our profession.

Because each patient is unique, we provide a thorough assessment to truly get to know an individual and their needs to provide recommendations that fit their lifestyle, work requirements and physical condition. To maximize the effectiveness of our treatment and products and provide comprehensive care, we work in conjunction with trusted health professionals including physiotherapists, massage therapists, chiropractors and physicians. Our team of Canadian Certified Pedorthists, led by one of the most experienced pedothists in Canada is dedicated to educating patients and an interactive patient relationship. We are committed to professional development and the quality of Pedorthic care across Canada, serving as a training facility for future Pedorthists and maintaining a high level of involvement with the Pedorthic Association of Canada.

Kimberly Rau & Associates takes pride in being excellent patient care partners and providers and would welcome the opportunity to provide you with exceptional service!

What are the Causes of Foot Pain?

Problems with your feet can be caused by several conditions directly related to the feet. General ailments and diseases that affect the body as a whole can also lead to foot pain. The following are several examples of conditions or diseases that can be the causAlthough custom orthotics are more expensive than off-the-shelf devices, they last much longer and provide more support or correction. Orthotic inserts will improve how your feet and lower legs feel and function. Quality orthotics can alleviate pressure, eliminate pain, and promote stability. It’s important to receive custom orthotics that are created to fit the exact shape and needs of your foot in order to receive the maximum benefits.

How Can Kimberly Rau and Associates Help?

Pedorthists are specifically trained in musculoskeletal movement. They have extensive knowledge of gait analysis and biomechanics of the lower extremities. They can provide you with orthotics that uniquely fit the contours of your feet, giving you the maximum amount of function, support, and comfort.

A trained pedorthist can give you a comprehensive orthotic evaluation. He or she will provide a custom fitting to determine what will work best for your feet. The pedorthist will take into consideration your current medical conditions and activity level when providing the best custom orthotics. After your evaluation and fitting, it will take roughly 2 weeks for your custom orthotics to come back from the lab.

After you have received your orthotics it will likely be necessary to provide an ongoing assessment of how your orthotics are working. Fine tuning may be needed to provide the best results possible. Contact Us at Kitchener, Waterloo & Elmira, ON Centers to learn how our customized orthotics can benefit you. We will have you feeling your absolute best and light on your feet!  e of foot pain. Other potentially treatable conditions include patellofemoral knee pain, shin splints, achilles tendonitis, and bunions, as well as numerous systemic pathologies that (like diabetes) affect the function of the lower limbs. physiotherapy services can provide treatment to relieve pain and improve whatever condition you’re suffering from.

What are Custom Orthotics?

Custom orthotics are devices that are individually created to uniquely fit your feet. They resemble insoles but are specifically crafted and made of materials that will last longer than prefabricated orthotics. Although custom orthotics are more expensive than off-the-shelf devices, they last much longer and provide more support or correction. Orthotic inserts will improve how your feet and lower legs feel and function. Quality orthotics can alleviate pressure, eliminate pain, and promote stability. It’s important to receive custom orthotics that are created to fit the exact shape and needs of your foot in order to receive the maximum benefits.

How Can Kimberly Rau and Associates Help?

Pedorthists are specifically trained in musculoskeletal movement. They have extensive knowledge of gait analysis and biomechanics of the lower extremities. They can provide you with orthotics that uniquely fit the contours of your feet, giving you the maximum amount of function, support, and comfort.

A trained pedorthist can give you a comprehensive orthotic evaluation. He or she will provide a custom fitting to determine what will work best for your feet. The pedorthist will take into consideration your current medical conditions and activity level when providing the best custom orthotics. After your evaluation and fitting, it will take roughly 2 weeks for your custom orthotics to come back from the lab.

After you have received your orthotics it will likely be necessary to provide an ongoing assessment of how your orthotics are working. Fine tuning may be needed to provide the best results possible. Contact Us at Kitchener, Waterloo & Elmira, ON Centers to learn how our customized orthotics can benefit you. We will have you feeling your absolute best and light on your feet!