Category: Orthotics

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Fancy Foot Work: Choosing the Right Casting Method for Your Orthotics

Creating an exact replica of your foot is a critical step in the production of the custom foot orthotics we make at Barrie Prosthetics and Orthotics. That precise replica of your foot is then used to mould materials around it to produce a custom foot orthotic that addresses the specific needs of your unique feet.... View Article

Spring Shoe Shopping Tips for Orthotics Wearers

After a long, slushy winter, spring has finally arrived! That means it is time to transition from winter boots to spring shoes. We asked Laura Pantano, a Certified Canadian Pedorthist who works at our partner clinic in Niagara, for some spring shoe shopping suggestions for orthotic wearers. According to Laura, “Custom-made foot orthotics will only... View Article

Let Us Help Make 2019 Your Best Year Yet!

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. One of the best ways to set yourself up to rock your resolutions is to surround yourself with people who will support you on your journey. The staff at Barrie Prosthetics and Orthotics would love to be part of your 2019 tactical team! To get you thinking about... View Article

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Knee Braces: Off the Shelf or Custom Made

Which is better – off the shelf bracing or custom made bracing? This a question we are all too familiar with! Today we want to break down the advantages to both bracing options as we truly believe that each option has its perks for different scenarios. Let’s start with the easily accessible option: Off the... View Article

What I’ve learned over 20 years in Prosthetics & Orthotics

As Certified Orthotist/Prosthetist Amedeo Buri celebrates his 20 year anniversary with us, he takes a look back to where it all started- what has changed, and what has remained the same… July 01,1996. It was my first day of work at Niagara Prosthetics and Orthotics. I started my internship under the supervision of Rob Gabourie,... View Article

The “Softer Side” of Prosthetics and Orthotics

Last week I sat down with Certified Orthotist Michael Chouinard C.O. (c). Mike has been with us for over 25 years, and has been in the P & O industry for a total of 36 years.  Looking to receive some insight on a more personal level, I figured who better to provide that than somebody who... View Article