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Foot Orthotics are orthopaedic devices used to change and/or control biomechanical forces on the feet. At Kawartha Prosthetics & Orthotics we are experts in Foot Orthotic design, fabrication, and fitting.

We hand fabricate all our devices on-site, with access to a wide range of materials and techniques. Each is custom-designed and created to meet the biomechanical and lifestyle needs of the client. Foot orthotics can be used for the treatment of a number of symptoms or disorders such as:

  • Patellar femoral knee pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis / Heel Spurs
  • Bunions
  • Improved athletic performance

Other common uses and pathologies related to foot orthotics can be found through related websites on our Links Page.

image of in progress orthocare and creation of custom orthotic supports

Prosthetic copyProsthetics is the art and science of replacing missing limbs for functional and cosmetic purposes.  At Kawartha Prosthetics & Orthotics our Certified Prosthetist is an expert in design, fabrication, fitting, and maintenance; all directed toward the best possible care of our clients living with an amputation.  Our full service, on-site technical facility also allows us to provide exemplary and timely care.

Prosthetic (2) copyIn addition, our team can help clients to access a variety of funding sources such as:  Ministry of Health Assistive Devices, War Amps and CHAMPS.  Additional information about componentry, funding, fitting and maintenance guides, stump care, prosthetic socks, prosthetics aids, and community groups dedicated to supporting people living with amputations can be found on our Client Resources  and Links pages.

For an outline of the prosthesis fitting procedure please feel free to check out the Kawartha Prosthetics & Orthotics Blog Page.

 

Certified Prosthetist Andrew Litner talks about the importance of a well-fitting prosthesis: Andrew copy

“Every patient’s limb is different.  And that’s why every prosthetic socket as well has to be different.  Our staff work closely with you to ensure that every prosthesis fits as it should.  We are dedicated to attaining the best possible results for our clients and that’s what sets us apart from the rest!”

 

image of a completed prosthetic leg after the fabrication process

Braces are orthopedic appliances worn on the body, that are used to change and/or control the biomechanical forces of limbs or the spine.  At Kawartha Prosthetics & Orthotics we are experts in brace design, fabrication, fitting, maintenance and provision.  In addition to our expert assessment and design services, we have a full service manufacturing and service facility to provide the best possible care to our clients.  We are also able to help clients access a variety of funding options for these types of prescribed orthopedic appliances.

Braces can be used for the treatment of a number of symptoms or disorders such as:

  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Stroke
  • ACL knee injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

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image of a fully customized knee brace, supplied by Kawartha Prosthetics and Orthotics