#MyKintecStory: Laura | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

My name is Laura Andrews, i’ve been working for Kintec for 8 years, and i’m the custom knee bracing specialist. So a typical day for me is I see a variety of patience throughout the day who mostly have knee pain or knee issues, and I will asses them, and then from there decided whether…

Sore Feet From Work? 4 Ways To Soothe Them | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Okay, you know that feeling we all get when we come home from a long day of work, you put up your feet and breathe out a sigh of relief because your feet have been killing you all day long? But that sounds completely normal… Right? Not exactly. Here are 4 ways that you can…

4 Key Points for Proper Running Posture | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Hi, I’m Ryne Melcher, head instructor for Kintec Run Club. and I’m also the coach and manager of the Canadian National ultramarathon team. Hi, I’m Tim Smith, and I used to run the University of British Columbia, and I’m one of the instructors for the Kintec Run Clinics. Today, we want to show you four…

Tips For Managing Foot Pain | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Foot pain shouldn’t interfere with your daily routine. Soreness in your feet can arise from a variety of different causes. When we are on our feet for hours at a time, whether that’s for work or play, foot pain is a common complaint. Many of our patients here at Kintec seek our expertise to help…

#MyKintecStory: Corey | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

My names Corey, i’m one of the pedorthist at Kintec in Vancouver. My role is doing bio-mechanical and gait analysis for our patiences that come in. We do a full medical history with them, we do some weight bearing and non-weight bearing testing with them, and then we have them walk on a treadmill, and…

The Orthotic Process | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

When you book an orthotic assessment with Kintec, you’ll be seeing a certified pedorthist, who specializes in foot and lower leg biomechanics. We’ve got the largest team of foot specialists in Western Canada, and we use our collective experience to better fit you with custom foot orthotics, footwear, and sports medicine products. Our process starts…

Hoka Bondi 6 Review | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

The new Bondi 6 has made very few improvements on this popular Hoka model. It has kept the thick EVA midsole, and the rocker bottom, and it’s actually added a breathable lighter upper and a little more coverage on the outsole. Runners enjoy this shoe because of it’s responsive cushioning. Everyday people enjoy this shoe…

3 Tips For Choosing The Right Children’s Footwear | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Okay, so you’ve found a pair of comfortable shoes that you like, But have you ever wondered if your child has the right shoes on? There are some big differences between children’s and adults feet that you should be aware of. 1. They’re smaller 2. They’re cuter 3. They’re not as strong and rigid as…

Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Knee OA | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Do you have knee osteoarthritis, or ‘OA’? If you do, you know how challenging it can be to maintain a healthy level of activity. To help you enjoy the activities you love, while minimizing pain, here’s a list of Knee OA Do’s and Don’ts. There are many devices that you can use to help manage…

3 Benefits of Wearing Supportive Slippers at Home | Kintec: Footwear + Orthotics

Are your feet often sore at the end of the day? Let me ask you a question: Do you wear slippers when you get home? Even after a long day at work, the average person still spends a lot of time on their feet before going to bed. People who experience sore feet throughout the…