Nov. 5, 2015 | By: The Foot Lab
What is a Custom Orthotic Insole and what are orthotic inserts used for? If you are considering a custom orthotic insert, this video explains how they are made and the benefits to alignment and posture throughout the gait cycle.
A properly manufactured and fitted Custom Orthotic Insole is used for:
• Alleviating painful or debilitating conditions of the lower limb;
• Accommodation of foot deformities;
• Re-alignment of anatomical structures;
• Redistribution of external and internal forces;
• Improvement of balance;
• Control of biomechanical function;
• Accommodation of circulatory special requirements; and,
• Enhancement of the actions of limbs compromised as a result of accident, congenital deformity, neural condition, or disease.
If you are wondering what custom made foot orthotics are for, this video should help.
If you have Diabetes, Cerebral Palsy, Partial Foot Amputation, Foot Deformity, Foot Problems, Gait Issues, or just foot pain, custom-made foot orthotics will likely improve your quality of life.
The Foot Lab has been operating out of Edmonton Alberta since 2003 making custom made footwear and foot orthotics for Canadians, mostly in Alberta, but some clients as far away as Nova Scotia. The Foot Lab works with AADL, WCB, NIHB/FNIHB, Medical Insurance Companies, Physicians and Specialists to provide clients with custom orthopedic footwear, insoles and custom made shoes. As well as working with First Nations' clients through Indigenous people's Health Centers, The Foot Lab also supplies the Canadian Military with specialized footwear solutions for soldiers and front line personnel.
Tom Lemke has been making custom made orthopedic footwear and foot orthotics since 1983, a certified orthopedic footwear specialist since 1989, certified pedorthic master craftsman since 1996, and a member of the College of Pedorthics of Canada since its inception in 2002.