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How do you know if you need orthotics?

Blog by Vancouver Orthotics, Hycroft Medical Building (114-3195 Granville St @ 16th Ave) | April 14th, 2021

Diagnosis & Treatment

Dr. Michael Horowitz offers a 5-Step process to treating your Foot & Spine Related Conditions. He can Diagnose & Treat your symptoms and recommend the best course of action for you. Call Vancouver Orthotics Clinics at 604-737-3668 for more information.


Great question! How do you know if you need orthotics? It all starts with a biomechanical foot examination to determine what your feet are doing well and where your feet need support. Orthotics provide custom stability, support and shock-absorption!


Try Vancouver Orthotic Clinics by Dr. Michael Horowitz & Associates. Diagnosis & Treatment. Call 604-737-3668 or Book Online to schedule an appointment.


What is Plantar Fasciitis Pain?

Are you experiencing heel pain or arch pain, especially with you first few steps out of bed in the morning or as the day goes along? If so you may be dealing with Plantar Fasciitis, a chronic and annoying symptom which is likely the most common symptom we see at Vancouver OrthoticsHeel Pain & Heel Spurs are no laughing matter. It can be debilitating, affect how you move, your mood and your joy in life. Sometimes this painful condition goes away on its own but often it needs support, beyond rest, ice & massage.

What Are Bunions?

Information on natural non-surgical treatment and managment of bunions by Dr. Michael Horowitz, owner of Vancouver Orthotic Clinics: VIDEO

Why do I have Heel Pain?

Are you experiencing heel pain when you stand or walk? Are you looking for treatment options and support to your aching heels? Watch this VIDEO by Dr. Michael Horowitz, owner of Vancouver Orthotic Clinics.

FOOT SUPPORT Compression Socks:

This 20-30mmHg medical gradient compression sock assists the feet with compressive forces from hours of standing & walking. Incredibly useful in healing & stabilizies the plantar fascia while spending hours on the ground.


  • How Much Do Custom Orthotic Inserts Cost?
  • What Conditions do Orthotic Inserts Treat?
  • How long are orthotics good for?
  • What type of shoes will my orthotics fit into?
  • What are your office hours? Do you work evenings & weekends?
  • Is there a discount on a second pair?
  • Do Vancovuer Orthotics really help?

Vancouver Orthotics by Dr Michael Horowitz, 604 737 3668 Looking for Treatment Options for Your Flat Feet & Foot Pain. Located in Vancouver, BC, Canada (114-3195 Granville St, V6H 3K2) in the Hycroft Medical Building;

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We use the newest technology available to us: a 3D Foot Scan, an Electronic Gait Scan & a variety of other Biomechanical Foot Tests. Shock-Absorption is key to what we promote to our community. When you combine (1) Great Footwear with (2) Moderate Activity & (3) Regular Biomechanical Foot Check-Ups… are working towards “Perfect Posture” & Preventing small Aches & Pains from becoming Big Ones!


Movement of your Body & of Alignment your Feet through our lives is one of the most important things we can recommend to our patients. We want you to be in Tip Top Form, Prevent Injury, Improve your Posture and FEEL GREAT!!

Try using Vancouver Orthotics for Better Balance, Stability & Shock-Absorption. Improved Posture and  Alignment are an Added Bonus!

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Vancouver Orthotic Clinics

by Dr. Michael Horowitz & Associates
#114-3195 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6H 3K2
Phone: 604-737-3668

Now Serving: Burnaby, Coquitlam Tri-Cities, Surrey & North Delta

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Vancouver Orthotic Clinics are provided by Dr. Michael Horowitz & Associates. Located in The Greater Vancouver area, BC, Canada. We offer the community information, education and treatment options for foot related problems, such as flat feet, foot pain, heel pain, plantar fasciitis, ball of foot pain, metatarsalgia, mortons neuroma, arch pain, ankle pain, ankle sprains, achilles tendonitis, shin splints, knee pain, hip and back pain in Vancouver.