Education

University Educated

Canadian Certified Pedorthists are required to hold a University Undergraduate Degree in Health Sciences.  They then complete a  graduate program with courses taught through the University of Western Ontario.  They must complete 3500 hours of directly supervised practical experience involving;

  • Custom Foot Orthotic Manufacturing and Modification
  • Therapeutic Footwear Selection, Fitting & Modification 
  • Lower Limb Biomechanics and Evaluation
  • Foot Pathology and Gait Analysis

Why a Pedorthist?

Pedorthists are the only profession specifically focused on the  evaluation of the biomechanincs of the lower limb and the manufacturing, and modification of custom foot orthotics and footwear, to treat biomechanical problems.