Pediatric orthotics

For healthy growth and promoting optimal posture in children

To meet the needs of the child throughout his growth

At Médicus, pediatric orthopedic treatment supports every child in their desire to move, to be independent, to have fun and to discover the world on a daily basis.

Regardless of whether you are in the park, playing soccer, or going to school, every pediatric orthosis is designed to meet a child’s evolving needs and support their development. to be a child. We offer customized orthotic orthotics for children, cranial orthoses for babies and tibia-pedal orthoses.

Foot orthotics

Children’s foot orthoses are designed to gradually guide their feet to optimize postural and biomechanical alignments. Wearing an orthosis throughout their development stages allows them to correct and avoid postural problems.

A pediatric foot orthosis is recommended in the following cases:

  • Gait with feet towards the inside (calcaneal valgus)
  • Hallux valgus or hollow feet
  • Improper alignment of knees or ankles
  • Frequent falls
  • Difficulty running as fast as children of the same age
  • Early onset of fatigue during physical activities

Cranial orthoses

Médicus’ cranial orthoses for children allow the  cranium to reshape itself by exerting slight pressure on specific areas. It is a cushioned plastic helmet, made from an imprint of the child’s head.

A cranial orthosis is recommended in the following cases:

  • Positional cranial deformation

Ankle foot orthoses (AFOs)

Médicus’ pediatric ankle foot orthoses are used to treat numerous neuromuscular and musculoskeletal issues in children. They stabilize the ankle and foot, allowing proper ground contact. They promote a smooth gait without restricting healthy movement.

An AFO orthosis for children is recommended in the following cases:

  • Foot drop
  • Aftereffects of a stroke
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Joint injury
  • Post-traumatic fracture
  • Mediolateral control of the ankle
  • Slight spasticity
  • Spastic neuromuscular disorder

Where to find our orthoses for children ?

Find the nearest location

Médicus Savard Québec

1350 Rue Cyrille-Duquet
Québec, Québec
G1N 2E5

Médicus Rosemont

2815 Sherbrooke Est #100
Montréal, Québec
H2K 1H2

Médicus Carrefour

3030 boul. Le Carrefour, bureau 100
Laval, Québec
H7T 2P5

Médicus Longueuil

760 rue Fréchette
Longueuil, Québec
J4J 5C9

Médicus Oxybec Sherbrooke

981 rue King Ouest
Sherbrooke, Québec
J1H 1S3

Médicus St-Hyacinthe

1100 boulevard Casavant Ouest (Galeries St-Hyacinthe)
St-Hyacinthe, Québec
J2S 8B9

Médicus Rockland

100 Chemin Rockland #130 (Édifice RocklandMD)
Montréal, Québec
H3P 2V9
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