For over 25 years,
Kimberly Rau & Associates has been providing custom made foot orthotics in Kitchener, Waterloo and the surrounding area.

Our health care professionals have Kinesiology degrees and as Canadian Certified Pedorthists have specialized education in the assessment, design, manufacture, fit and modification of foot orthotics.  In addition, extensive training of footwear design, features, fit, function and modification is exclusive to our profession.

We have learned a lot over the last 25 years! We believe that our long-term success has been largely due to these professional commitments:

 

  • Physician Referral – We work closely with physicians and appreciate the importance of their role in the health care of our patients. We require a written referral and will provide physicians with a report upon request.
  • Specialization – We are specialists, trained in all aspects of orthotics and the footwear in which they are worn; this is our specialty, not a supplementary service
  • Comprehensive Assessment – We conduct a complete patient history, examination, biomechanical evaluation and gait analysis to determine the necessity of orthotics intervention or footwear modification
  • Fabrication – Our patients’ custom made foot orthotics are fabricated in our own laboratory allowing complete control over design and quality of our product. This allows greater specificity and personalization of our product.
  • Fitting and follow-up – Having onsite laboratories means that our patients’ foot orthotics are conveniently adjusted and custom-fit to ensure comfort and function.
  • Footwear – Educating patients about footwear appropriate to their needs is an important component of all fitting appointments.
  • Time – We believe in thorough evaluation and patient education. Our initial assessments are 60 minutes in length and all follow up appointment are 30 minutes.
  • Education – An informed patient is more likely to be a compliant patient.  Ensuring our patients have complete understanding of their condition, its causes and the proposed solution is critical to long term success.
  • Research & Advancement – We maintain a reputation as leaders in the Canadian foot orthotic industry due to our years of experience, compassion for patients and ongoing involvement in research. Our clinics serve as teaching centers for future Pedorthists and we’re continually challenged by our protégés!

Kimberly Rau & Associate Clinic Affiliations:

  • Grand River Sports Medicine Centre
  • SOS Physiotherapy
  • Woolwich Physiotherapy
  • Good Practice Physiotherapy
  • Glassier Physiotherapy

Consultation, Production, and Follow-up:

Affiliated with Professional Organizations:


Pedorthic Services

The College of Pedorthics of Canada

University of Western Ontario Diploma in Pedorthics

Pedorthic Association of Canada