Orthopedic Braces are designed to:
- assist individuals in reducing inflammation and pain
- provide support and stabilization for musculoskeletal conditions pre and post operative, post traumatic events and sport related injuries
- act as an aid in injury prevention
- Ankle Sprains and Strains
- Achillies Tendonitis
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury
- Medial / Lateral Collateral Ligament (MCL/LCL)
- Jumper’s knee
- Meniscal injury
Through a free, no obligation consultation, our Certified Bracing Specialist (Megan Thomson, BSc Kin) will work with you to review your condition or injury and educate you on which product would be the most beneficial for your activity level and condition/injury.
Do I Need A Prescription?
No, a prescription is not required to see our Bracing Specialist. However, most insurance companies do require a prescription in order to provide reimbursement for the braces.
Do I Need An Appointment?
No, an appointment is not needed to see our Bracing Specialist. However, is it recommended, so you are able to have a guaranteed time that you can be seen by the Specialist when you come in.
How Should I Prepare For My Brace Appointment?
Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to register and complete paperwork.
Bring your prescription/referral (if needed for insurance purposes) from your physician or healthcare professional approved by your insurance company.
Shorts – in order to take accurate measurements of the leg.
What Will Take Place At My Bracing Appointment?
Our Bracing Specialist will review your prescription or the issues and pain you are experiencing and discuss which product would be best for your needs. Then you will be measured for the brace.
Will My Insurance Plan Cover My Brace?
Each insurance plan is different; therefore, coverage for each product will vary from plan to plan. We are happy to contact your insurance company on your behalf to find out your coverage and the requirements needed for you to be reimbursed. Upon request, we are happy to direct bill your health benefits plan should your plan allow for this service. Direct billing needs to be arranged prior to your appointment.
Note: If you would like us to bill your plan directly, please call to inquire if you plan permits direct billing. Some plans require members to pay for the services and submit receipts for reimbursement.