Category: Orthotics

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Achilles Tendinitis

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Achilles Tendinitis

| September 9, 2015 | Reply

Your Achilles tendon is a wide tendon that anchors your two calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to your heel. This tendon can be prone to injury due to the large weight load that is put through it. When you add in things like a lack of flexibility, repetitive movements, poor foot mechanics (supination or pronation), and the incline you are walking up, you are putting that tendon in an injury stress zone.

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Custom vs. Over the Counter

Custom vs. Over the Counter

| July 3, 2014 | Reply

Not all foot ailments require the same treatment. The thing that sets custom orthotics apart is just that…they are custom! Just because an individual has size 6 feet and plantar fasciitis does not mean that the support they require is the same. With custom orthotics from Capilano Rehab Centre each orthotic is made to meet your specific needs. We use biomechanical information obtained by a state-of-the-art sensor platform and an analysis from our certified Pedorthist to ensure that all the needs of your feet are being met!

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Love to Run Outside but Hate the Injuries?

Love to Run Outside but Hate the Injuries?

| June 26, 2013 | Reply

The paths around the city are filling up with people who are taking advantage of getting some fresh air and exercise outdoors for FREE! No more running on a treadmill, staring at a wall. However, running and walking outdoors poses new stresses on your body compared to indoors. Uneven running surfaces, hard concrete or pavement all cause stress on your feet, ankles and knees.

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