The orthotist-prosthetist is the health care professional who has the skill to evaluate the biomechanics of the body and to fabricate, repair, or adjust orthopedic devices, i.e. orthotics and prosthetics. Orthotics Orthotics are used, for example, as a rehabilitation treatment to support, control or correct a motor, joint or functional problem. Orthotics are used as […]
You suspect your baby has plagiocephaly. In short, you’ve just noticed that your baby has a flat head. He’s not alone! Since the late 1990s, the number of babies with plagiocephaly has increased dramatically. This period corresponds to the roll-out of the “back sleeping” campaign by Health Canada, which has fortunately been successful in reducing […]
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Living with lymphedema affects people with the condition to varying degrees. Recommended treatments include bandaging and compression garments. While there is still a long way to go to support people with lymphedema, we can be pleased that the program associated with lymphedema treatment supplies has been enhanced. How do you recognize lymphedema? Lymphedema is […]
We would like to inform you that our teams are doing their utmost to protect the health of the community and ensure optimal service to our clientele. Our clinics are currently open according to the usual schedule. However, preventive measures are being applied, in addition to the introduction of a new delivery service. Order […]
Finally, you have received your knee brace which will allow you to regain greater mobility in your daily activities and/or reduce your pain related to osteoarthritis or osteoarthritis. Before getting started, it is important to properly install and maintain your brace in order to get the most out of its benefits and to keep it […]
Compression stockings, also called support stockings, are used to treat chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) and lymphedema, but also to prevent heavy legs and swelling. They can also help recovery from sports activities such as running. Chronic venous insufficiency: definition Chronic venous insufficiency is characterized by poor blood circulation in the veins of the lower limbs. […]
As many as 40% of people with knee osteoarthritis experience pain. In some people, discomfort is constantly present, even at rest, which greatly reduces the quality of life and can cause daily limitations. In others, it intensifies when the weight of the body is carried by the legs, such as when they go up stairs […]
Who says September, says back to school but also for many a return to physical and sports activity. Whether for you or your children, a good foot orthotics can optimize your daily performance and reduce many risks of long-term injuries.
Working many hours while standing can lead to feet, knee or back pain, a feeling of heavy legs with swelling, varicose veins and stiff joints.