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Orthotics and Pedorthist

Orthotics and Pedorthist Services

If you are coping with physical limitations such as back, foot, & knee pain; painful injuries, chronic conditions or sport-related problems? A Multi – Disciplinary approach can offer you the relief you are searching for!

At Tri City Physiotherapy, we know how much an injury or condition can affect your quality of life. Our primary aim is to help you get well and stay well. Our compassionate and professional staff are eager to help you achieve your health care goals. Call us today for a consultation or for more information on how Custom Orthotics and a Pedorthist can play a role in getting you or your loved ones to feeling your best.

What is a Pedorthist?

  • Focus: Foot and lower limb
  • Areas of Practice: Foot orthotics and orthopaedic footwear. Pedorthists are specifically trained in the assessment of the foot and lower limb, the design, manufacture and fitting of custom foot orthoses, and footwear modifications, such as shoe lifts.
  • Training: 4 year Undergraduate degree in Kinesiology (or related field such as Human Kinetics) plus a Diploma in Pedorthics (12 month post-graduate program) OR a 3 year Apprenticeship.
  • Certification/Credentials: Canadian Certified Pedorthist (C Ped (C) )

How a Pedorthist Helps:

Common Pedorthist Questions:

You do not need a doctor’s referral to see a Pedorthist. However, if you are going to use your health insurance to cover the cost of services and products, the insurance provider may ask you for a doctor’s referral.

Coverage Options:

Tri City Physiotherapy’s Pedorthist services are covered by most extended health insurance companies. Not sure if you’re covered? No problem. We can help you find out (and usually within the hour). Just call us at 1 (519)-620-2229.

At Tri City Physiotherapy we believe your health should come first. We take care of the paperwork so you can focus on getting better, plus we offer direct insurance billing, saving you time and up front costs.

Learn more about coverage options available at Tri City Physiotherapy.

Schedule an appointment today to get the treatment you need, and the care you deserve.