Canadian Certified Pedorthist at Fosters Shoes are foot, and orthotic experts.
They are one of the few healthcare professionals trained in the assessment of lower limb anatomy and muscle and joint function. With training in foot orthotics and footwear, Canadian Certified Pedorthists help to alleviate pain, abnormalities and debilitating conditions of the lower limbs and feet.
The Canadian Certified Pedorthist at Fosters shoes are important members of the healthcare teams. Our Pedorthist will assess patients based on a referral from physicians, nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers.
The goal of the Canadian Certified Pedorthist is to help patients achieve and maintain proper foot care and lower limb health, and live healthy, active lives.
What involved in an assessments as Fosters Shoes?
We do a full History of your pain in your lower extremities, a gull non weight bearing Assessment that includes flexibility of joints in the lower extremities and skeletal alignment. A full weight bearing assessment including measurements, functional test, and a full gait analysis of all phases of the gait cycle. Before casting is done recommending with a detailed explanation on how the products will assist the patient is provided.
Resources: Pedorthic Association of Canada http://www.pedorthic.ca/about/