Custom Foot Orthotics
Our Pedorthic services are provided by a group of foot care professionals who have been serving the community’s foot orthotic and footwear needs for over 25 years. Many active individuals as well as recreational and elite athletes with unusual foot structure or poor biomechanics rely on orthotic devices for both injury prevention and performance enhancement. The effectiveness of a custom foot orthotic is highly dependent on the service that accompanies it so patient education is our focus. Kimberly Rau & Associates team of Canadian Certified Pedorthists are passionate about what they do and share the GRSM philosophy for exceptional quality of care.
Our Pedorthists have Kinesiology degrees and as Canadian Certified Pedorthists have specialized education in the assessment, design, manufacture, fit and modification of foot orthotics. In addition, extensive training of footwear design, features, fit, function and modification is exclusive to our profession. They are members of The College of Pedorthics of Canada and The Pedorthic Association of Canada.
Exceptional Pedorthic Services at GRSM include:
- Comprehensive personalized assessment
- High-quality, individualized custom-made foot orthotics
- Detailed biomechanical gait analysis
- Specialized training & expertise in orthotic fabrication
- Immediate onsite orthotic modification
- Thorough footwear evaluation, education and modification
Because each patient is unique, they provide a thorough assessment to truly get to know an individual and their needs to provide recommendations that fit their lifestyle, work requirements and physical condition. To maximize the effectiveness of the treatment and products and provide comprehensive care, they work in conjunction with the other trusted health professionals at GRSM. Our team of Canadian Certified Pedorthists, is dedicated to educating patients and an interactive patient relationship. They are committed to professional development and the quality of Pedorthic care across Canada, serving as a training facility for future Pedorthists and maintaining a high level of involvement with the Pedorthic Association of Canada.
Custom foot orthotics are often eligible for reimbursement through extended health plans. However, you are responsible for payment when you receive them.
For more information, visit the Kimberly Rau & Associate’s website at www.kimberlyrau.com. You can also visit the the Pedorthic Association of Canada at www.pedorthic.ca or College of Pedorthics www.cpedcs.ca
Our physicians specialize in sports medicine and are certified with the Canadian Academy of Sport & Exercise Medicine (CASEM). They provide expert medical care for high performance athletes, recreational athletes and active individuals.
Our physiotherapists focus on sport- and activity-specific rehabilitation. Our goal is to return you to your activity as soon and as safely as possible.
Our chiropractors utilize functional assessments to diagnose and determine the appropriate treatment plan and therapeutic methods. These techniques include Active Release Technique (ART), Athletic Movement Assessment (AMA), Diversified chiropractic Manipulation technique.
Our Registered Massage Therapists use preventative and restorative therapies to help you maintain, rehabilitate and improve physical function or relieve your pain.
Our Certified Athletic Therapists use a full range of treatments to rehabilitate, prevent injury and help you return safely to your sports and other activities.
Our pedorthists are trained in assessing, casting, design and fitting of foot appliances (orthotics) and in fitting of footwear to reduce painful and debilitating conditions of the lower limbs and feet.
Our bracing professionals help fit you with a stocked or custom brace so that you may be able to return to sports or recreational activities sooner and safer.
DIETITIAN & NUTRITION
Our Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist helps to promote good nutrition habits that can help you maintain your energy levels, weight and muscle mass and can lower your risk of certain diseases.