Pedorthics

Dancing Fair now offers pedorthic services. Certified Pedorthists specialize in using footwear which includes shoes, shoe modifications, foot orthosis and other pedorthic devices - to solve foot and lower limb problems. Certified pedorthists understand the properties of footwear and the interaction between the person’s foot and shoe. C. Peds are skilled at evaluating feet and custom fitting footwear. They can provide orthotics that can accommodate, support or relieve specific conditions as well as improve the foot’s function.

 

Dancers commonly suffer from an assortment of dance related foot problems and conditions that can often be simply solved with the proper shoes and/or orthosis designed specifically for dancers. The Fair, Inc. looks forward to providing our customers with this exciting new service.

 

What is pedorthics?

Pedorthics is the management and treatment of conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower extremities requiring fitting, fabricating, and adjusting of pedorthic devices. Pedorthics uses footwear to help ease and treat these foot-related problems.

 

Certified Pedorthists at The Fair Inc.

Matt and Nancy completed their education in lower extremity anatomy, pathology, biomechanics, gait analysis, as well as shoe construction and modification at Scholl College of Podiatry Medicine in Chicago, IL. They are currently board certified by the American Board for Certification in Orthodics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics. They also participate in continuing education programs.