Say goodbye to foot pain with our unique and professional services
If you are one of those people who suffer from foot pain and problems, you’ve come to the right place. It is an unfortunate fact that millions of people throughout the world do not take care of their feet the way they should. This neglect, combined with the wrong type of shoes, is a recipe for disaster. Countless people have developed problems in their feet due to these reasons even though they could have been avoided with just a little attention.
At Divergent Healthcare, our professionals know that you are tired of your foot problems. This is why our experienced team of professionals offers treatment options and custom orthotics to ensure that you don’t have to walk in pain ever again! Want to find out how we can help? Read on to find out everything you need to know about shoes and orthotics and how our professionals at Divergent Healthcare can help you with your foot problems.
What causes foot problems?
Your feet are not only important for balance and support, but they also impact the rest of your body in several ways. This is exactly why even the slightest problems in feet or legs are a cause of concern for many. Problems in the feet may not appear to be too severe, however, they tend to have an impact on joints and muscles elsewhere in the body and may even cause discomfort and pain.
Pressure increases when you are using your feet for rigorous activities such as running. In fact, experts say that your feet may experience up to four times the weight of your body when you are running. This is why emphasis is put on maintaining proper posture and balance when running and exercising. It should, however, be noted that running and exercising is not the only time when your feet experience increased pressure. Your feet may experience more pressure than your entire body weight even when you’re walking!
According to the American Podiatric Medical Association, an average person takes between 8000 and 10,000 steps a day. Imagine taking all of those steps with foot pain or improper shoes! While women tend to face more foot problems due to heels and pointy shoes, people of all ages can experience foot problems at any time in their life.
At Divergent Healthcare, we know how painful foot problems can be. This is exactly why we have the perfect solution for the patients and visitors who trust the services of our pain relief clinic in Calgary.
The Gaitscan System
Our Gaitscan System at Divergent Healthcare is just what you need for your foot, knee, leg and joint problems. This diagnostic tool has revolutionized foot care and can be used to perform an accurate diagnosis of the problem you are facing. This tool is used to analyse the biomechanics of your gait and determines whether or not your feet align with the ground properly when you are walking. With this analysis, the tool can be used to evaluate the intensity of the problem.
Gaitscan is able to provide you with accurate results as it scans with a 300Hz frequency and has 4096 sensors. Using the data from the tool, our team of professionals can evaluate the problem and develop customized solutions and treatment options.
The biomechanical assessment includes dynamic and static alignment for bearing weight in the lower half of your body, information about the formation of any calluses, and inspection of shoe wearing patterns. The tool can also be used to test muscles in your body for balance, strength and functionality. If shoes do not do the trick, our professionals can also provide you with custom orthotic solutions to ensure that you can walk without any pain or problems.
At Divergent Healthcare, your health is our top priority. We make changes in the orthotics that we provide our patients with free of cost to ensure functionality and also provide our clients with a six month warranty on all of our devices.
Ready to say goodbye to your foot problems once and for all? Give us a call at 403.909.8111 for a free consultation today and find out how our team of professionals can help you get back on your feet – literally!
How does GaitScan work?
1. Scan your foot
As you walk across the plate, thousand of tiny sensors capture the distribution of pressure throughout the sole of your over time.
2. Map your foot pressure
From your step, the computer then display on its screen, 2-D and 3-D visual representations of the pressures under your feet.
3. Prints Reports
This information is also summarized in an analysis report that can be printed out for you to see. The report findings will help to evaluate your foot function and determine if the symptoms you are experiencing are related to faulty foot mechanics.
4. Determines need for Orthotic Therapy
This information will provide us significant information to determine your need for orthotic therapy, and will aid the lab in manufacturing prescription orthotics to support your feet.