Below you will find answers to some frequently asked questions regarding prescription foot orthotics. For further information on custom made foot orthoses, please consult our Foot Orthotics Solutions page.
What are foot orthoses?
Foot orthoses are commonly known as prescription orthotics or arch supports. They are used to treat specific foot ailments. These supports are designed to be worn inside your footwear. They can reduce or eliminate discomfort and pain in your foot, ankle, knee, hip and back.
Why do I need foot orthoses?
What kind of footwear is most suitable?
What else should I know about my foot orthoses?
How should I care for my foot orthoses?
Should I have an annual check-up?
How long can I expect my foot orthoses to last?
How are the foot orthoses made?
Are orthoses and bracing covered under the B.C. Medical Services Plan?
For further questions or to make an appointment, please do not hesitate to contact us.