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Thornhill Podiatrist | Thornhill Orthotics Thornhill | ON | The Foot Institute |


Darryl Cohen and Associates
NHD Pod(SA), BSc(Hons)(Podiatric Studies)


441 Clark Ave West
Suite 201
Thornhill, ON
L4J 6W8
(Sobeys Plaza at corner Clark and Hilda)
(905) 886-3965


Lawrence Square Shoppng Centre
700 Lawrence Ave West
Suite 125
Toronto, ON
M6A 3B4  
(416) 787-1381


Orthotics Thornhill

Visiting Registered Orthotics Thornhill: Provide Better Support to Your Feet and Reduce Pain written by: KevinHoozer Achy and painful feet are no fun, especially when you have a job that requires you to be on them all day long. When your feet cause you to feel pain, your daily activities become compromised. You should find out from your doctor if foot pain management using orthotics would be right for you. Orthotics Thornhill refers to special orthopedic devices that correct any malfunction in the biomechanics of the feet. Many of these products are commercially made for sale to the public, while others are custom made to a patient's specific needs. They are used to alleviate pain and rectify a malfunction. In this way, The Foot Institute will be able to design custom orthotics which can give you the pain relief that youneed, as well as prevent new problems that occured within your ankles or feet.

The cast from the impression shows the disorder. This is sent to a technician at an orthotic laboratory where a custom made device is made. The patient wears it in his or her shoe to rectify a misalignment in the foot. It's always best to see a physiotherapist, chiropractor, or podiatrist before buying a commercial product. Because there are many products on the market, you might buy one that is unsuitable. Like every person, you have an individual gait (way of walking) which needs to be maintained for health and well-being. The structure of your skeletal system determines your gait. If something causes it to malfunction, an orthotic device can help. For this reason, do not put off a visit to your orthotics Thornhill, when you can have your ingrown toenails taken care of quickly and easily.

What is causing the pain in your feet? Standing all day long? Maybe so, but what about the pain that is there when you first place your feet on the floor in the mornings? Strange as it may sound, many people have extreme pain in their heels after they have been resting with their feet up. This is caused by a condition called plantar fasciitis. Orthotics Thornhill can help in cushioning the heel to ease the pressure that causes this pain. Time is a factor in pain relief using orthotics for plantar fasciitis. You should make sure to wear your orthotics in your shoes all the time. When you have your shoes off, soak your feet. You should take care to stay off of them as much as you can until you have worn your orthotics long enough to help.

Walking doesn't just involve the feet and legs. Almost every part of the body moves. While walking, the arms swing, the shoulders move, and the hips swivel. An incorrect gait has an adverse effect on weight-bearing joints such as the ankles, knees, and hips. When the gait is wrong, this can seriously affect the joints and their surrounding nerves, ligaments, and muscles. If your gait is wrong and left untreated, you could end up with permanent damage to your skeletal system. Neck and shoulder pain can even be caused by a problematic gait. Therefore, if any of your joints are sore, consider The Foot Institute to provide better support to your feet and reduce pain. At orthotics Thornhill, The Foot Institute have successfully corrected hundreds of Thornhill residents with foot, heel, ankle, arch, knee and hip/ back pain using digital analysis and custom fit orthotics.

Thornhill Podiatrist The Foot Institute is a poidiatry office providing Orthotics Thornhill, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Thornhill, ON. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain/Fasciitis, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Running Injuries, Sesamoiditis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Taylor's Bunion, Tendonitis, Toe Deformities, Xerosis and all work related in the L4J6W8 area and surrounding areas in Thornhill