Is foot, knee, or back pain getting the best of you? Maybe it’s time to search for custom orthotics near you. For over three years, Delta Physiotherapy & Rehab has provided custom orthotics to Brampton and Mississauga to correct poor foot biometrics. 

Custom orthotics can be likened to prescription glasses. Our orthotics are precision-designed, biomechanical, medical appliances custom-made to modify the foot’s structure to relieve pain and improve function.

What Are Custom Orthotics?

For over 3 years, Delta Physiotherapy & Rehab has provided custom orthotics to Brampton and Mississauga to correct foot imbalances.

Custom orthotics can be likened to prescription glasses that work to correct vision. Our orthotics are precision-designed biomechanical medical appliances that are custom-made to modify the foot’s structure to relieve pain and improve function.

Who Can Benefit From Custom Orthotics?

Orthotics are prescribed to treat foot problems that can lead to pain and inflammation that can radiate to the knees, hips, pelvis, and lower back. The custom orthotic’s malleable body helps realign the foot’s musculoskeletal structure, redirect certain motions, and relieve pressure in the wrong places.

Proper fitting custom orthotics can help manage localized foot pain, leg and knee pain, growing pains in teens, lower back problems, and prevent injuries. If your feet are prone to alignment issues, this can impact your gait and cause unnecessary stress on the knees, hips, and back. 

Delta Physiotherapy & Rehab has a chiropodist in Brampton who is passionate about helping you get back on your feet and get back to what’s important to you in life.

What Conditions Can Custom Orthotics Benefit?

  • Arthritis – patients living with rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis suffer from joint inflammation, pain and mobility loss. Custom orthotics can help relieve pressure on joints in the lower lumbar, helping to mitigate pain and swelling.
  • Plantar Fasciitis – this is the inflammation of a thick band of tissue that connects the heel to the toes. Pain is experienced at the bottom of the heel, making it difficult to pressure the feet.
  • Diabetes – diabetes is a disease that can cause nerve damage over time all over the body. It’s also known to be particularly damaging to the patient’s feet, where they may begin to lose sensation, making them more prone to injuries.
  • Back Pain – years of improper footwear or injuries to the feet can lead to back pain. The sciatic nerve runs from the low spine and travels down the legs and ends at the feet connecting this whole region. Problems in your lower lumbar could stem from irritated nerves at the feet.
  • Flat Feet – this refers to the flattening of the foot’s arch, which can make stabilizing the body more challenging. People with flat feet are also at a higher risk of developing muscle strain to compensate for the lack of stability.
  • High Arches – on the opposite side of the spectrum, when a patient comes in with high arches, they’re placing more pressure on the ball and heel of the foot, causing pain and instability of their movement.
  • Hammer Toes – this foot condition is characterized by an abnormal bend in the toe’s middle joint, making a claw-like shape of the toe. This can be extremely painful, making it difficult to walk.
  • Bunions – or hallux valgus is the development of a bony bump that puts pressure on the big toe. Early correction of bunions with the use of custom orthotics can help correct bunions and may prevent having to remove the bunion surgically.
  • Heel Spurs – this is a build-up of calcium deposits on the underside of the heel bone and arch, which can cause an abnormal gait and pain in the surrounding muscles and joints.
  • Injuries – orthotics can help support the foot and ankle to prevent it from rolling excessively inward or outward, helping to stabilize the body and prevent further damage.
  • Positional Concerns – Orthotics can help correct the feet’ alignment due to underdeveloped leg and foot muscles.

If you think you can benefit from custom orthotics, reach out to our team today for a consultation. We’ll help you get to the root of your condition and provide solutions that will help you live a pain-free life.

What Can You Expect When You Make An Appointment for Custom Orthotics?

At Delta Physiotherapy, you can expect a client-centered approach to care, which means you can expect a thorough examination of your gait, pain, and lifestyle so that we can offer you the best treatments for a sustainable recovery.

We’ll create a cast of your feet and use software that helps us analyze your gait and walking pattern to design orthotics that are unique to your body and movement habits. After your custom orthotics are made, we’ll schedule a fitting appointment to ensure that it fits into your shoes comfortably and make any fine-tuning adjustments as needed.

You can expect a follow-up several weeks after your fitting appointment to check in on how your orthotics are working for your condition. If needed, we can make more adjustments and recommend in-clinic movement therapies at our Mississauga physiotherapy clinic.

Frequently Asked Questions

"Do I Need A Doctor's Note For Orthotics?"

To get your custom orthotics covered by your extended health plan, all you need is an assessment from a registered chiropodist. Additionally, your orthotics must be dispensed by a chiropodist for your claim to be approved.

If you’re unsure whether or not custom orthotics are covered under your health insurance plan, reach out to our staff and we’ll be happy to help you find out.

Do We Offer Direct Billing?

We can file for direct billing if that’s available with your insurance company. If you’re unsure, give us a call and we can find out for you.

What other services do you provide?

Delta is your full-service movement rehabilitation centre. We’re proud to offer physiotherapy, massage therapy and operate as a chiropractic clinic for Brampton, Mississauga, and GTA residents. 

Are You Ready To Get Back To a Healthier Version Of Yourself?

When you’re experiencing pain, it can be hard to feel like yourself. Routine activities involving standing or walking for more than a few minutes can become strenuous, impeding your lifestyle and relationships with loved ones.

If you’re ready to take the first steps toward getting back to a healthier, pain-free version of yourself, connect with the Delta Physiotherapy & Rehab team. We offer an extensive range of drug-free and non-invasive treatments to help you get back on your feet. Whether you’re an athlete looking to improve your performance, someone who has suffered from a motor vehicle accident, or are looking to manage chronic pain, our team is here to help.

Your recovery is our number one priority, which is why we are pleased to offer a chiropractic clinic to Brampton and Mississauga residents in-house alongside massage therapy and traditional physiotherapy techniques for a more holistic approach to wellness.

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