Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing

Applied Biomechanics uses orthotic, orthopedic, neuromuscular and biomechanical bracing to maximize the recovery, independence and performance of clients.

COVID-19 UPDATE: We are staying closed again this week (April 6-10) except for urgent cases and for children who need new braces due to growth and surgery. We have started an appointment call list for people who want to get in to see us when we reopen. Just call our office at 519 836-4755 and leave your name and phone number to be put on the call back list. Stay safe and healthy. The Applied Biomechanics Team.

[03/29/20]   After consultation with staff, and on recommendations of our professional associations — the Pedorthic Association of Canada and Orthotics Prosthetics Canada — we have decided to close our office until April 6, 2020 due to COVID-19. We will give updates as they become available.

[03/21/20]   Dear clients, friends and medial professionals:

After a consultation with our staff, and on the recommendations of our professional associations — the Pedorthic Association of Canada and Orthotics Prosthetics Canada — we have decided to close our office for the next two weeks to help flatten the curve of COVID-19. We plan on reopening Monday April 6, 2020 if improved conditions allow us to.

During this time, we will not be taking appointments unless your needs are urgent.

We will be checking our voicemail regularly during this temporary closure and we will reach out to those of you with urgent needs as quickly as possible.

Our team at Applied Biomechanics hope that you and your loved ones stay healthy during these uncertain times. We will see you once the situation improves.

Sincerely,
Fred J. Rayner
President, Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing

The Applied Biomechanics Clinical Staff taking advanced training in body and limb scanning and CAD design of custom braces. Many thanks to Taryn from Vorum Research for her excellent instruction.

Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing would like to present our two newest Scholarship Recipients, Morgan Byng (left) and Kendra Leger (right). Both are international track and field competitors already ... look out for their next two seasons !! Great to work with the University of Guelph and of course the Gryphon Track and Field Team. Go Gryphs !!!

Congratulations Graeme on such a successful 2019 season! Applied Biomechanics was proud to have supported your scholarship over the past year. Go Gryphons !

The Applied Biomechanics crew enjoying our Tim Hortons
Smile Cookies in support of local charities including one of our favourites KidsAbility. What a yummy way to help !!!

Happy International Dog Day !!! Dogs are part of our family and are always welcome at Applied Biomechanics. Did you know that we do bracing for dogs as well as people?

Applied Biomechanics is proud to support KidsAbility Centre for Child Development and sponsor the 2019 Superhero Run

Here is our friend Alex, one of the @KidsAbility kids, getting his new braces in time for the Superhero Run this Sunday. Go Alex !!!

In recognition of World Autism Day @WorldAutismDay and the many children and adults that we treat with Orthotics and Bracing who also are affected by Autism. Hats off to @KidsAbility for their wonderful Autism Therapy Programs !

Applied Biomechanics wishes to celebrate International Women's Day by acknowledging and recognizing all of the women that have dedicated their lives to the rehabilitation of children and adults. We feel privileged to work with all of the great women working in Orthotics and Prosthetics, Physical and Occupational Therapy., and the women working in our own office. We couldn't do the work that we do without all of you !

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@ABOrthotics is recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. We commend the @UN for their efforts in “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. Proud member of @CanadaOPC.

Since 1992, the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3 December around the world. The theme for this year’s IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. This theme focuses on the empowering persons with disabilities for the inclusive, equitable and sustainable development envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The 2030 Agenda, pledging to “leave no one behind,” is an ambitious plan of action of the international community towards a peaceful and prosperous world, where dignity of an individual person and equality among all is applied as the fundamental principle, cutting across the three pillars of the work of the United Nations: Development, Human Rights and Peace and Security. It is critical to ensure, in this regard, the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and create enabling environments by, for and with persons with disabilities.

How long is 23 feet ? At @ABOrthotics 23 FEET is exactly this long !!! Now what is that equation for converting feet to braces .... hmmm, oh yeah ... it is FEET x ASSESSMENT SKILL x CASTING SKILL x MODIFICATION SKILL x 30 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE + A GREAT TEAM = GREAT BRACES

Thanks KidsAbility for the recognition. We are happy to be your community partner working with such a deserving population of kids. Take note Guelph of the GREAT work done by KidsAbility in our community !!!

Applied Biomechanics looking forward to some world class racing @InfernoTrack on Wednesday evening. Your best chance to get up close to some of the best Track and Field athletes in the world !!!

June is Stroke Awareness Month is Canada. Follow @HSFCSR and read our blog article at https://appliedbiomechanics.com/orthotics-bracing-blog/bracing-for-stroke/

The American Society for Biomechanics did an outstanding job again this year promoting the National Biomechanics Day

Great fun again this year participating in the National Biomechanics Day

The Applied Biomechanics Team is off to the IVO World Congress to see the latest products and current treatment trends in Pedorthics. As Certified Orthotists and Certified Orthotic Technicians this is a valuable part of our continuing education with the Pedorthic Association of Canada

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The Right Footwear for Your Orthotic or Brace - Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing

We often use the analogy that if you don’t wear proper footwear with your orthotic treatment, it is like putting poor quality tires on a sports car – you compromise the performance.

Our tips will help you find the right footwear for your orthotic or brace!

appliedbiomechanics.com Footwear plays a very important role in the functionality of any orthotic or brace. If the shoe is not stable,it makes it very difficult for the orthotic to provide support and puts additional pressure on the orthotic because it now has to try to stabilize itself in the shoe. Learn more and check ou...

Now you can take your BEST FRIENDS with you anywhere you go ! Custom brace image transfers now available at Applied Biomechanics.

I encourage you to view this incredible TED TALK where Minda Dentler, a bilateral KAFO leg brace wearer challenges the 140 mile Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii https://goo.gl/iZXeCi

What sport do you think these braces are made for? If you answered Gladiator Fights you would not be correct, but I could follow your thinking ! They are designed for Motocross to keep the riders legs and knees safe. If @ABOrthotics can help this guy, we can help anyone !!!

Recording our new Radio Ads today @magic1061 and @CJOYradio. Thanks to Eric and Ian for launching my new career ... not ! These guys are real pros ! I will stick to what I do best - bracing.

Another Super day @ABOrthotics for our Superhero Friends @KidsAbility. Alex couldn't decide between Superman and Batman, so he go them both !

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Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing has been serving the Guelph Community since 1995 and was the city’s first full-time clinic providing custom foot orthotics, custom orthopedic and neuromuscular bracing, orthopedic footwear, and compression stockings. Fred, Cathy and their team have been very generous to KidsAbility over their many years in the Guelph community. Not only do they support KidsAbility with sponsorship and donations, but they also fit many of our kids with their orthotics. Thank you Applied Biomechanics for all that you do for us.

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Ella being cast at @ABOrthotics for new AFOs. Thanks Fred! #CerebralPalsy #backtoschool

Former KidsAbility Ambassador shows that it is never too early or too late to sport Toronto Maple Leaf AFO's

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Hello again to my friends, colleagues and family;

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU !!!!!!

With your generous support, we helped raise a significant contribution for the AWESOME programs, therapists and kids at KidsAbility. Your efforts helped us reach our Superhero Run goal of $1,000.00. Combine that with Applied Biomechanics "Universe" Sponsorship and our corporate contributions from our June sales, our total donation to KidsAbility was over $7,000.00 !!!

Please have a read of the email below from Charmaine Brown, Senior Development Officer KidsAbility Foundation, ​Guelph-Wellington:

Dear Fred & Cathy,

On behalf of KidsAbility Foundation, I would like to Thank you once again for kindly sponsoring of our 4th annual Superhero Run for KidsAbility. With your support, the event raised more than $70,000 for KidsAbility Guelph, which ensures that children in our community are receiving the much needed life-changing therapy that they need.

KidsAbility could not do what it does without the generous support from our caring community. Please know that partnerships with our sponsors are vital to the success of the Superhero Run and you are truly appreciated. Thank you again for your thoughtful gift to KidsAbility and the Superhero Run.

Looking forward to seeing you soon, have a great summer!

Charmaine


​Thanks again everyone​. Please know that your contributions make a real difference in the lives of the kids and their parents that rely on the very special services of KidsAbility.

Fred & Cathy Rayner

Fred J. Rayner, B.Sc.(H.K.), C.O.(c), C.Ped.(c)
Certified Orthotist, Certified Pedorthist
President, Applied Biomechanics Orthotics and Bracing
214 Speedvale Ave. W., Unit 7
Guelph, ON, N1H 1C4
Tel: 519 836-4755
Fax: 519 836-0870

Applied Biomechanics is partnering again this year with KidsAbility to help raise donations for the Superhero Run. The ‘BRACEMEN’ will be participating in support of the outstanding staff and programs of KidsAbility.

This year, instead of asking for pledges to walk and run, Applied Biomechanics will be donating a portion of our net sales from June 1st to June 18th. We will also happily accept donations to Team Bracemen on the Superhero Run site by clicking on https://goo.gl/LwxtSn

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214 Speedvale Ave. W., Unit 7
Guelph, ON
N1H 1C4

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Monday 09:00 - 17:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 17:30
Thursday 09:00 - 17:30
Friday 09:00 - 15:00
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