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Fitzroy Foot and Ankle Clinic - Podiatrists servicing Carlton, Clifton Hill, Collingwood and Northcote

© 2013 by Fitzroy Foot and Ankle Clinic.

460 Brunswick St, Fitzroy North, 3068


ABN 80 481 338 780

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3D laser scanned orthotics

October 28, 2016

The podiatrists at Fitzroy Foot and Ankle Clinic have recently started using 3D laser scanning to create custom-made orthotics. Using 3D laser scanning has a number of advantages, including:


- more accurate impressions of the feet;

- no need for messy plaster casting;

- the orthotics are returned to patients faster as the laser scan of the foot will be uploaded to the orthotic laboratory's servers immediately;

- reduced time as the laser scanner takes a few seconds once setup;

- the scan of the foot is electronically stored for easy retrieval in the future;

- allows more accurate placement of offloading padding


We have invested in this technology as we feel 3D laser scanning allows us to create better custom made orthotics, in a faster time-frame, which ultimately provides a better service to our patients. We are able to provide this extra service without any extra costs being passed on to our patients.






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