Dr. Michael Horowitz (DC) here, your friendly neighbourhood Vancouver Orthotics Health Practitioner. Thank you for watching today's Vancouver Orthotics Blog post.
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WHAT IS A CUSTOM MADE ORTHOTIC?
A custom orthotic insert is a prescription device designed to assist in the correction of biomechanical abnormalities that affect the feet, ankles, knees and back. Custom orthotic inserts are made by taking a three-dimensional (3-D) cast impression of the patient’s foot and constructed from raw materials to each patient’s individual specifications. Many foot problems can be attributed to collapsed or fallen arches or other biomechanical faults such as pronation (rolling in and collapsing of the arches when walking) and supination (rolling outward of the ankles and raising of the arch). These problems can be genetic in origin and most patients do not realize there is a problem until various symptoms begin to appear. These symptoms will generally manifest as pain. During your initial appointment, Dr. Horowitz will perform a biomechanical examination, gait scan analysis, 3D foot scan, and posture evaluation to determine the cause of the problem. Often, pain in areas such as the knees, hips, or back is caused by improper foot biomechanics. If a biomechanical abnormality is identified, this problem can generally be alleviated through prescription functional orthotics.
Dr. Michael Horowitz Offers a Unique 5-step Process for Treating your Aches & Pain in Vancouver. Try using Vancouver Orthotics for Better Balance, Stability & Shock-Absorption. Improved Posture and Alignment are an Added Bonus!
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Shock-Absorption is key to what we promote to our Vancouver community. When you combine (1) Great Footwear with (2) Moderate Activity & (3) Regular Biomechanical Foot Check-Ups…...you 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!!
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Dr. Michael Horowitz
114-3195 Granville St., Vancouver, BC, Canada