An orthotic experience that goes above and beyond
We regularly hear from new PBO Group orthotics clients that the orthotics we’ve crafted for them are unlike any they’ve had in the past. The secret to our product is in our people and processes.
Our Orthotics team includes Certified Orthotists, a Certified Pedorthist and a talented crew of technicians who are passionate about getting you back on your feet and experiencing life with increased function and decreased pain.
Every orthotic we make at PBO Group is custom designed and hand crafted in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility using the latest casting techniques and only the best materials. This may add a little extra time to the process, but it helps ensure the end product meets the unique biomechanical and lifestyle needs of every client.
Orthotic services are offered at PBO Niagara, PBO Kawartha, PBO Barrie and PBO Owen Sound.
If you’re experiencing any of the following conditions, custom orthotics may provide significant relief:
- Pain in feet, legs, knees, hips or back
- Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spurs
Money Matters: Most major insurance plans cover a portion of the cost of orthotics. As part of our commitment to best-in-class client care, PBO Group staff is happy to assist with submitting insurance documents to the appropriate parties.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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The cost of custom foot orthotics varies from $450 to $650 depending on the type of the device designed and created to meet your unique needs.
Foot orthotics can get wet without harm, however it is advised that moisture be kept to a minimum and that they be left to air dry (no heat) if they do become wet.
It may be necessary to increase the length or width of your shoes by a half size depending on the shoe style however, that is not always the case. Your Orthotist will be able to advise you on your shoe selection.
Your foot orthotics can be moved between shoes as long as the shoes are of an appropriate style to function well with your devices. Your Orthotist will be able to advise you on your shoe selection.
Foot orthotics will last anywhere between two to five years depending on the amount of use and environment.
There is no need to maintain your foot orthotics in any way other than cleaning them. You can clean them using warm water and a mild soap with a soft cloth to wipe all surfaces. Once clean they should be left to air dry. Do not heat your orthotics to dry them.
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How are custom orthotics different from pre-made or off-the-shelf orthotics I can order online or buy at the drugstore?
There are many factors that set custom orthotics apart from pre-made and off-the-shelf orthotics. Read this blog post to learn more.
No, orthotics are not covered by OHIP / ADP but are often covered by private insurance programs and WSIB.
Orthotics can help with a wide variety of conditions, including Plantar Fasciitis, tendonitis, metatarsalgia, arthritis, flat feet, ankle pain, knee pain, back pain, bunions, heel spurs, diabetic ulcers, and both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.