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Do you suffer from Heel Pain?

November 29th, 2018

Do you suffer from Heel Painplantar-fasciitis.jpg

Do you suffer from a sharp pain in your heel of your foot when you step out of bed in the morning, after being on your feet all day or when you get up from sitting for a long period of time? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from one of the most common causes of heel pain also known as Plantar Fasciitis.

Plantar Fasciitis is a disorder that usually ...

Contact Vacouver Orthotics Dr. Michael Horowitz in Vancouver

November 15th, 2018

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Dr. Michael Horowitz offers a 5-Step process to successfully treating this Condition.  He can help evaluate & diagnose your condition and recommend the best course of action for you.

Have your questions about Vancouver Orthotics  answered by Dr. Michael Horowitz, by filling out the form below. Call Vancouver Orthotics at 604-737-3668 for more information.


  • Posture Feet Biomechanics.jpgSometimes I need to pinch myself. It was 2000, the year I graduated CMCC (the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College) in Toronto and got licenced to practice Chiropractic. Back then I was still defining what my profession meant to me and how I was going to practice. I remember feeling a high level of anxiety working with my first patients, given my text book smarts but my limited patient expe ...

    BUNIONS definitely aren’t FUNYUNS!

    November 13th, 2018
    Bunions.jpgA bunion (also referred to as Hallux Valgus) is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe, on one or both feet. Bunions often cause the big toe to bend towards the other toes. Causing a deformity or breakdown of the joint connecting the big toe to the foot. Therefore, changing the shape of the big toe, the biomechanics of your foot and throwing your alignment out of whac ...

    MTP Collape (Frieberg's Disease)

    November 8th, 2018

    Frieberg's Disease, MTP Collapse.jpgFreiberg’s Disease (MTP Collapse)

    The following is an article written by
    J. Turner Vosseler, MD and Reviewed by Peter Deol, MD

    Although very rare to see this condition in our office, we like to keep patients aware of all clinical possibilities and symtpoms present in many different forms. Dr. Michael Horowitz is always available to help with consultation, examination and diagnosis of your signs ...

    Say Goodbye to FOOT PAIN

    November 8th, 2018

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    At Vancouver Orthotics, we deal with a lot of patient concerns regarding FOOT PAIN. If you  suffer from mild, moderate or even extreme FOOT PAIN, Dr. Michael Horowitz has a tried and true 5 Step Process to help ease your frustration and struggle!

    • STEP 1 – Getting to the root cause of the patients problem - FOOT PAIN. Dr. Horowitz will look at the patient’s history, daily activities and ...

    Book Online - Vancouver Orthoatics by Dr. Michael Horowitz

    November 8th, 2018

    Online Booking for Vancouver Orthotics
    Dr. Michael Horowitz offers a 5-Step process to successfully treating this Condition.  He can help evaluate & diagnose your condition and recommend the best course of action for you.


    Have your questions about Vancouver Orthotics  answered by Dr. Michael Horowitz, by filling out the form below. Call Vancouver Orthotics at 604-737-3668 for more information.

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    Leg Length Discrepancy or the "Short" Leg Imbalance.

    November 8th, 2018
    Today's Topic is Leg Length Discrepancy or the "Short" Leg Imbalance.

    Leg Length Difference.jpgLimb length discrepancy is a difference between the lengths of the arms or legs. Except in extreme cases, differences in arm length do not usually impact how the arms function and do not require treatment. For this reason, this article focuses on differences in leg length.

    A discrepancy in leg length will usually become ...

    Shin Splints - Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

    November 6th, 2018
    Shin Splints, Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome.pngShin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS), is defined by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as "pain along the inner edge of the shinbone. (tibia)." ... They are characterized by general pain in the lower region of the leg between the knee and the ankle. Shin splints are usually caused by repeated trauma to the connective muscle tissue surrounding the tibia.[c ...

    Custom Orthotics by Vancouver Orthotics

    November 6th, 2018

    Whether you're looking to walk comfortably, play recreational sports or have a job that keeps you on your feet all day Vancouver Orthotics has a custom fit solution to make your feet more comfortable.  

    At Vancouver Orthotics we believe that everyone will benefit from a pair of custom orthotics. Custom orthotics enable your body to perform to its full potential and efficiency. Not on ...

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