A custom-made foot orthotic is an device that is inserted into your shoes. They are designed to align, support, and correct mal-alignments of the foot and lower limb to improve overall function.
Custom-made foot orthotics are made from a three-dimensional model of the patient’s foot and are fabricated from raw materials. They are designed to meet the patient’s unique and specific needs. Custom-made foot orthotic fall into two categories; "Functional" and "Accommodative".
Canadian Certified Pedorthists – C. Ped (C) – are foot orthotic and orthopaedic footwear experts. They are one of the few healthcare professionals trained in the assessment of lower limb anatomy and biomechanics. For more information see www.pedorthic.ca.