Orthotics to improve your life
Lower Body Orthotics
Here you will find various lower body orthotic products we carry. These are braces and also other medical devices for knees, ankles and feet. If you are looking for knee braces, check out our knee brace page here.
These walkers provide support for fractures, ligament tears, sprains, and also tendon tears. It also reduces edema in the area. They support the foot and leg with air cushions surrounding the area. Also, it can be adjusted easily for comfort and support. Walking boots such as the Aircast Walker has been shown to decrease recovery time for the injury.
Not only does it increase mobility but it acts as the cast itself. The Aircast Walker can also be inflated, deflated and also removed by the patient if needed. This is useful if the area is uncomfortable or needed to be removed for a shower for example. This also means that the Aircast Walker is only able to be used for less severe injuries. But they can also be used to reduce the amount of time of using a hard cast as the injury heals.
A brace that holds the foot and toes up while sleeping. Holding the foot at an angle then provides a constant stretch on the plantar fascia. It is used in the treatment of plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy and also other foot or ankle-related issues. These braces can be used every night for several months as needed. As the symptoms subside, gradually reduce the use of the splint.
Developed at the University of Alberta, the WalkAide Device treats foot drop. Foot drop is a condition caused by a neurological disorder, for example, multiple sclerosis (MS) can cause this condition. Other conditions include cerebral palsy, a stroke, spinal cord injury and also a traumatic brain injury.
The device works by delivering a gentle electrical signal to an ankle and foot nerve. Also, the nerve that gets the electrical signal controls ankle and foot movement. The sensors on the device will generate electrical signals during the right time in the user’s walk cycle. This then allows the user to walk with confidence, faster and more efficiently.
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WHAT TO EXPECT ON YOUR FIRST VISIT
Your First Visit
Please plan to come 10-15 minutes before your appointment time to complete necessary forms. Want to save time? Print and then complete the form below.
Meeting your Specialist
Your first appointment will include an initial assessment and also a chance to meet your specialist and ask questions.
If you have a prescription from your doctor, be sure to bring it with you.
Be prepared to discuss your medical history and also talk about your goals and expectations. We will also complete a physical assessment and try out a variety of orthotics to see what best meets your needs.
Please dress comfortably and bring shorts. We may need to measure, cast or use 3D-scanning to customize your fit and maximize comfort.
Direct Billing through AADL and WCB with a prescription from your doctor.