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The Steps To Wearing Foot Orthotics
The Steps To Wearing Foot Orthotics

by Charlène Boisclair| 25/06/2018

The wearing of foot orthotics is a prescribed treatment that remedies foot and postural problems. However, before obtaining an orthotic prescription, a certified health professional must be consulted to diagnose and determine the nature of the problem. Read further to discover the main steps you need to take to get a foot orthotic prescription from a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM), your foot and postural health specialist. WHAT ARE THE REASONS THAT LEAD TO A FIRST CONSULTATION FOR FOOT ORTHOTICS?
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Keywords: Foot orthotics

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How to treat achilles tendinitis?
How to treat achilles tendinitis?

by Arnaud Vouligny| 02/05/2018

The Achilles tendon is the largest and one of the strongest tendons in the human body. It is responsible for foot flexibility and a range of bodily motions. When there is pain in the ankle, it is best to consult a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) who has the knowledge and training to treat Achilles tendinitis. Although Achilles tendinitis is difficult to treat, the foot specialist is well-prepared to help patients heal as quickly as possible.
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Keywords: Injuries / Pain

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Postural Evaluation By Imaging
Postural Evaluation By Imaging

by Philippe Legaré, DPM| 29/04/2018

Health professionals use imaging devices and systems for a variety of medical purposes. A validated and recommended approach used by some foot doctors is to use imaging systems to more accurately evaluate and measure postural and biomechanical problems. The visual nature of this technology allows patients to more easily understand the mechanics behind their condition and its impact on their posture. WHAT IS POSTURAL IMAGING? Postural imaging is a measurement tool that helps with the diagnostic process by providing objective data in real time.
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Keywords: Biomechanical / Sporting injuries / Foot orthotics / Posture

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2D/3D Analysis | Foot Morphology
2D/3D Analysis | Foot Morphology

by Frédéric Gremillet, DPM| 23/04/2018

Custom-made orthotics are created by taking impressions of the feet. Precision is of the utmost importance in achieving the intended results of the treatment. While there are several impression taking techniques, some have been proven to be more effective and increase the quality of orthotic devices. Read on to get a foot specialists opinion on 2D and 3D impression taking techniques WHY DOES A DPM TAKE FOOTPRINTS? Following the diagnosis, the DPM will prescribe the treatment necessary to correct the problem.
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Keywords: Foot orthotics / Flat feet

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Foot Orthotics and Surgery
Foot Orthotics and Surgery

by Lynda Cormier, DPM| 10/02/2018

Forefoot surgery is a treatment used for conditions such as hallux abducto valgus (a deformity commonly called a bunion). When a patient is experiencing pain or limitations that are detrimental to his or her quality of life, surgery in the forefoot is a possible solution. In fact, surgical treatment may be combined with foot orthotics to attain increased beneficial effects that can be felt both before and after surgery.
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Keywords: Foot orthotics / Flat feet

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