Active Body Clinic - Orthopaetic Supports

By: Active Body Clinic  09-12-2011
Keywords: health care, Body Clinic

By offering a wide range of prescription orthopaedic supports, custom foot orthotics and custom footwear including running shoes, dress shoes and sandals, Active Body Clinic provides the maximum support needed by its clients. We know the value of proper prescription, fit and wearing instructions, because a support that fits improperly, functions improperly. All of our products are 100% guaranteed.

Custom Foot Orthotics & Custom Footwear

Active Body Clinic has teamed up with industry leading companies to provide its clients with necessary corrective orthotic supports and footwear.  We are proud to support these local laboratories:

Alpha Orthotics, from Dundas, Ontario supplies the majority of our handcrafted orthotics. The Pedorthist on staff is Chad Steele, C Ped (C), certified by the Pedorthic College of Canada and by the Pedorthic Association of Canada.

Custom foot orthotics are successful in providing biomechanical change and relieving mechanical stress and pressure on sensitive areas of the feet. However, an orthotic functions best when paired with appropriate supportive footwear.  Proper footwear is as important as the orthotic itself. These items function as a complete complementary system with the shoe accommodating and supporting the orthotic.

Custom-made sandals provide support and cushioning for our clients at home. Many of the sandal styles are useful for our clients with limited hand function as they can be put on and off hands free.


How are Orthotics Constructed?

A non weight bearing cast in subtalar neutral is first performed. The client’s clinical data is referenced to the normal population and abnormalities are corrected. A laser scans the negative cast that the health care provider has made from your foot impression to create a corrected positive. The mould is milled using the corrected casting from the computer then ground and posted as to the specific requirements of the patient.  Then engineered copolymer with complete intrinsic memory and predictability postings made from carbon flex, polypropylene and/or bay comp carbon is vacuum formed over the positive. The shell material is applied.  All orthotics provided by Active Body Clinic have been hand made for our clients with 100% raw materials.

Keywords: Body Clinic, health care

Contact Active Body Clinic

Email - none provided

Print this page

Other products and services from Active Body Clinic

09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Physiotherapy - acupuncture

Signals arising from polymodal nociceptors are carried by small unmyelinated C fibres which are found in deeper skin layers and most every other tissue and produce a dull aching pain over extended periods of time. The effects of acupuncture on alleviating pain are related to the release of endogenous opiates and to the stimulation of A-delta fibers blocking transmission from C polymodal nociceptors.


09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Registered Massage Therapy

Defines the practice of massage therapy as the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain.


09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Diet & Nutritional Counselling

Positive side effects of diet adjustment in our weight loss program include some or all of increased cardiovascular function, decreased risk of most diseases including cancer and diabetes, decreased constipation and more. Active Body Clinic applies nutritional therapy to help clients with high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, constipation, diabetes, or food intolerances.


09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Work Hardening & Work Conditioning

Injured workers should be placed in a WCP if they: 1) have a job goal2) have a willingness to participate3) have diagnosed systemic neruomusculoskeletal physical and functional deficits that disrupt their work4) are at the point of resolution of the initial or principal injury at which participation in the WCP would not be prohibited.


09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Physiotherapy - physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are graduates of a recognized university-based school of physiotherapy and are qualified to provide preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic services aimed at restoring function and preventing disability arising from disease, trauma or injury.


09-12-2011

Active Body Clinic - Chiropractic

The primary goal is to decrease pain, improve areas of reduced movement in the joints and supporting tissues, particularly of the spine, and decrease muscle tightness or spasm through the restoration of normal mechanics and improved functioning of the spine, extremities and supporting soft tissue structures.