When children of any age are referred to a Certified Orthotist for new leg braces, whether they are Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO’s), Supra Malleolar Orthoses (SMO’s), Knee Orthoses (KO’s) or Knee [...]
Paediatric flatfoot is a topic that has sparked much debate over the years, revolving around the decision of when to treat. In this article we will look at the approach taken at Applied [...]
If you’ve got a pair of orthotics and you are finding that they are making your feet sore, achy, or cramped, then you may be wondering: why are my orthotics hurting my feet?
Do you have pain in the bottom of your heel or the back part of your arch? Are you finding it painful to stand or walk around in your shoes? Is the pain worse with the first few steps in the [...]
Footwear plays a very important role in the functionality of any orthotic or brace. If the shoe is not stable, it makes it very difficult for the orthotic to provide support and puts additional [...]
Let Applied Biomechanics help you put your best foot forward to overcome walking difficulties due to stroke According to Health Canada, strokes are the leading cause of disability in Canada, with [...]
If you’ve been diagnosed with metatarsalgia by your doctor, you probably have a lot of questions. At Applied Biomechanics, it’s our goal to make sure you’re informed about your foot or leg [...]
If you’ve heard of foot orthotics, chances are you have some preconceptions about them. Whether you have a foot injury, chronic foot, knee or back pain or want to avoid future foot problems, [...]