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Orthotics and Orthopedic shoes

Custom made orthotic shoe inserts, or orthopedic shoes if an integral part of a brace (including modifications, adjustments and supplies), which are specifically designed and constructed to accommodate, relieve or remedy some mechanical foot defect or abnormality, limited to one pair every 24 months and a maximum of $400. Every claim must include a clear diagnosis by the attending physician, orthopedic surgeon, physiatrist, rheumatologist, podiatrist (DPM) or chiropodist (DCH or D Pod M) of the medical condition and a copy of the Biomedical Examination sheet and Gait Analysis, along with a description of the casting technique. The device must be dispensed by a certified Pedorthist registered with the College of Pedorthists of Canada, orthotist, DPM, DCH or a DPod M. Replacement of orthotic shoe inserts is not covered except if needed for pathological change.