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Foot Pain

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Leg, Knee or Back Pain

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Alignment Issues

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Running / Walking Injuries

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Custom Foot Orthotics

Custom Foot Orthotics

A custom foot orthotic is a device that is designed specifically for each individual and can be discretely inserted into the shoe for support. Custom foot orthotics serve to align the body, prevent and/or accommodate foot abnormalities, and assist with the overall function of the foot.

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Bracing

Bracing

Custom knee bracing can be a simple and effective way to reduce pain, prevent injury, and resume your activities. It is the most effective way to both stabilize and protect the knee joint. A custom knee brace is a medical appliance that is manufactured based on precise measurements of your leg, and tailored for your specific injury.

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Compression Therapy

Compression Therapy

Compression therapy is a simple and effective means of increasing blood flow activity in the lower limbs through strengthening vein support. It’s a form of wound care that aims to gently apply pressure to the ankles and legs by wearing specifically designed stockings. These dressings then work to slowly stretch out vein walls and improve overall circulation, which in turn helps eliminate swelling.

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Footwear Modification

Footwear Modification

Footwear modifications are changes or adaptations made to footwear to improve function and to accommodate specific pathologies such as a Leg Length Discrepancy, Ankle Arthrodesis (fusion), Severe Arthritis, Neurological conditions and Diabetic complications.

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About Us

Jennifer is a Kitchener native and has been practicing Pedorthics in the KW and surrounding areas since 2007. Jennifer holds a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from Wilfrid Laurier University, and in her 3rd year she initiated her steps into the Pedorthic profession through a mentorship with a local Pedorthist. She went on to complete the Diploma in Pedorthics and graduated with Distinction through Western University. In 2007 she completed her National Certification and received her designation of C. Ped (C), Canadian Certified Pedorthist.
Jennifer’s clinical approach is to provide and assist with the body’s “foundation” for optimal joint, muscle and supporting soft tissue function.

Jennifer Gulas – C. Ped (C),
Canadian Certified Pedorthist

No matter the reason, whether it be injury related dysfunction and compensations, chronic presentations or neurological complications, Jennifer's goal is to improve comfort and mobility for each patient. Each pair of custom foot orthotics is specifically designed by Jennifer, and fabricated locally.
Jennifer serves on the Ethics Committee and Continuing Education Committee for the College of Pedorthics of Canada; she also continues to serve as an active supervisor to Pedorthic candidates who are enrolled in the Pedorthic program through Western University.
In 2015, Jennifer was nominated and elected by her peers and currently serves on the Board of Directors for The College of Pedorthics of Canada.In her spare time Jennifer enjoys hiking, painting and cherishes every moment with her 2 children.

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Why See a Pedorthist?   Here’s How We Can Help!
A Canadian Certified Pedorthist is a lower-limb anatomy expert. They look at everything from arthritis and diabetes to sports injuries and bunions, and specialize in manufacturing, adjusting, and assessing custom foot orthotics and there medical application. Through a consultation and assessment, they analyze your gait and how you walk. They examine your posture and joint mobility, and look at your lifestyle and activities to design a personalized treatment plan to decrease your pain and keep you active.

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