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Foot Assessments by Pedorthist Niagara - Elios Foot Comfort Centre
Elio’s offers a convenient foot assessment service on-site for people with unique needs.
Contact Elio's for a no-charge initial consultation with a Canadian Certified Pedorthist..
Supported by a certified Pedorthist on site to service customers from St. Catharines, Thorold, Niagara Falls, Welland, and the Region. Elio’s team specializes in custom footwear for diabetic and arthritic clients to make feet happy in three steps. person’s foot to create an exact digital
Elio’s has developed a custom footwear and orthopedic shoe modification service.
They blend old world craftsmanship with leading edge technology to provide clients with amazing foot comfort.
Canadian Certified Pedorthists are one of the few healthcare professionals trained in the assessment of lower limb anatomy and muscle and joint function. Canadian Certified Pedorthists undergo a rigorous education and training process in order to be certified by The College of Pedorthics of Canada.
To become a Canadian Certified Pedorthist – C. Ped (C) - a candidate must first complete a University degree that includes courses in the area of anatomy, biomechanics/gait analysis, medical conditions, diseases, physical assessment and ethics. The post-graduate training and examination process includes biomechanics, anatomy, pathomechanics, orthotic fabrication and modification, and footwear fitting and modification.
Aaron Dooley was born and raised in the Niagara Region. He attended Notre Dame High School and Brock University and obtained a degree in Kinesiology. Aaron then devoted the next eight years in Toronto and Ottawa to work for a Pedorhtic company based in Toronto, while working towards his certification as a Certified Pedorhtic Technician and then as a Certified Pedorthist in both Canada and the U.S.
During his time in Toronto and Ottawa, Aaron developed a passion for developing solutions for foot related complications surrounding diabetes and arthritis. Finding creative solutions with custom orthopedic devices along with modifications to footwear to increase the quality of life for those that suffer from these conditions.
Aaron is an avid, competitive triathlete, long distance runner, has played rugby and hurling at an international level. His passion for these sports and activity in general, coupled with the understanding of the demand on a person’s mechanics during physical activity has made him successful in the prevention and treatment of injuries that involve overuse and repetitive strain.
Aaron and his wife Tara maintain an active lifestyle with their young daughter. One of their family goals is to complete a running race or triathlon in every Province, Territory and State while scrap booking their adventure along the way.
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Gaetan Girard has a proven track record as a Canadian Certified Pedorthist since 2007. He discovered the pedorthic profession while studying in college. Soon after he started his profession in foot care, and he realized that pedorthics would be the career path he would pursue.
Over the years he has worked closely with Podiatrists, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists. Collaborating with a wide array of professionals has increased his understanding of the lower body and has increased his ability to provide solutions to people who suffer from problems from the low back down.
Gaetan also prides himself in his technical abilities, his knowledge of the fabrication process along with his experience gives him the creative edge to provide solutions for the most unique or severe problem.
Gaetan was born and raised on the east coast in New Brunswick and has since relocated to Ontario. He has been a part of the Elio’s team since 2011. A balanced life of family, career and outdoor activity including canoeing, kayaking and hiking is important to Gaetan.
For clients requiring assistance in processing their insurance coverage on orthopedic shoes and modifications, Elio’s provides consultations.
Let Elio’s staff assist you in taking the first steps in getting happy feet. Book an initial consultation at no charge today. Phone 905-227-4215