Welcome to Horizon Health
The orthotics specialist here at Horizon Health – Calgary specialize in the full assessment of a patient’s gait (walking pattern), ankle and their foot. They devote approximately 5 years in education, the first four years in undergraduate studies to get a Bachelors Degree, and another year in orthopedic school. An internship of 2,000 hours must be completed before our specialist can write the final exam and get recognized as a Certified Pedorthist (CPed). Our specialist is also professionally trained in properly fitting clients with the different types of compression stockings in all available heights (Knee-High, Thigh-High, and Pantyhose).
Our specialist have a complete understanding of biomechanics, which is the science of movement of a living body, including how muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments work together to produce movement. . These skills in combination with state of the art feet and gait scanning technology, allows us to create a perfectly fitting and functional pair of orthotics that can provide our clients with pain relief and proactively prevent the problems that the feet typically encounter.
Please contact us for a free no-obligation session.