Orthotics East Ltd.
Orthotics East Ltd.
|1649 Barrington St.
|Toll Free: 1-866 440-3668|
Orthotics East Ltd. Is a pedorthic facility which opened in 1986. We design and manufacture custom made prescription orthotics, fit comfort Orthopaedic therapeutic footwear to alleviate pain caused by various conditions affecting the lower limb and feet.
Clients we see are referred by physician. An appointment is necessary. Many clients can have their orthotics covered or partly covered by their private insurance plans.
All clients are assessed by a Certified Pedorthist (Canada) in a one hour appointment where their history is taken, a 3-dimensional cast is made of their foot. This includes a gait assessment, physical assessment of the lower limbs and examination of their footwear. Counsel is given regarding the appropriate fit and style of footwear for the client's particular needs. Follow up visits are recommended to recheck the progress of the client.
Orthotics East Ltd. was the first Pedorthic clinic in Nova Scotia, opening in 1985 and has been providing services to Atlantic Canadians since that time. We have full pedorthic services including custom made foot orthotics, orthopaedic footwear, comfort footwear and sandals and athletic footwear. We provide orthopaedic modification and lifts or raises to footwear and custom made orthopaedic footwear.
Orthotics East Ltd. has a very high standard of practice and places a very high emphasis on certification and continuing education. We have a well rounded pedorthic staff with expertise in numerous varying medical conditions including; arthritics, diabetics, geriatrics, pediatrics and sport medicine. It has been long established that foot posture has a significant influence on overall posture and impacts optimal biomechanics in locomotion. We believe that posture and relief of related pain can be significantly improved with appropriate foot orthoses and proper fitting footwear. As such, our slogan is, 'I Stand Corrected' .
Education for our patients and clients is very important and we spend time educating each client on proper shoe fit, as well as about their specific condition and how pedorthic therapy can be applied to them.
We rely heavily on the team approach for treatment, communicating with a broad range of health professionals whose expertise and care compliment our pedorthic services.