Decreasing our Environmental Footprint

Decreasing our Environmental Footprint

March 19, 2020

As a company, we strive to maintain our core values in every decision we make and every product we bring into the store. One of our values is to honor the environment and all living beings by helping to create a sustainable work environment, business, and community. While it is one thing to speak about our core values, it is another to act on them and being in the footwear industry it is no easy task.

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Clear Out the Clutter and Find Your Way Back to You

Clear Out the Clutter and Find Your Way Back to You

March 19, 2020

I found minimalism when I was feeling overwhelmed and overstimulated by the busy consumerist world. I listened to “The Minimalist Podcast” daily for years and learnt how to simplify my life, starting with my “stuff” as a way to find peace. Minimalism became a tool I used to anchor me to what was most important in my life; Family, friends, experiences, and personal growth (to name a few). When my physical space is simple and clutter free, I feel clear headed, inspired and calm. The first step on the path to minimalism is to find out why you need it and what inspires you to let go? Simplifying your life requires a mindset shift. What is truly important? What can be eliminated to allow more time for friends, service, and family?

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A Hollistic Look at the Road to Recovery

A Hollistic Look at the Road to Recovery

March 19, 2020

As a Kinesiologist, my specialty over the past 12 years has revolved around teaching people how to recover from injury, improve function and get their life back to normal. Becoming injured is not something that we plan for and usually happens at inconvenient times. There is never a “good time” to get injured. Injuries can range from traumatic incidents such as car accidents, falls, impacts during sports, or can occur slowly over time from repetitive movements that contribute to the body breaking down.

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Our Environmental Mission

Our Environmental Mission

March 19, 2020

At Orthoquest we work hard to maintain our core values in every decision we make and every product we bring into the store. One of our values is to honour our planet and all living beings by emphasizing a sustainable work environment, business, and community. We are in no means perfect, but we want to share different ways that we strive to maintain our value of honouring the environment in the products we carry, around the office, and various initiatives we support. 

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[OLD] Sizing Charts

FOOTWEAR:

European Sizing chart conversion:

*Please note that these conversion charts serve as a general guideline, actual fitting may vary by style.

Women’s

US

4.5-5

5.5-6

6.5-7

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

EU

35

36

37

38

39

40

41

42

43

 

Men’s

US

7.5-8

8.5-9

9.5-10

10.5-11

11.5-12

12.5-13

13.5-14

14.5-15

EU

41

42

43

44

45

46

47

48

 

SOCKS :

Sockwell

Brooks

Sock Size

US Men's Shoe Size

US Women's Shoe Size

Euro Shoe Size

Small

 

4 - 6.5

34 - 37

Medium

6 - 8.5

7 - 9.5

38 - 41

Large

9 - 11.5

10 - 12.5

42 - 45

XL

12 - 14.5

 

46 - 49


ANKLE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

  

DJO - Roboboots – Short and Tall

SHOE SIZE MEN

SHOE SIZE WOMEN

SIZE

Up to 4

Up to 5

XS

4 - 7

5 - 8

S

7 - 10

8 - 11

M

10 - 13

11 - 15

L

13+

15+

XL

 

 

 

DJO- Aircast Airsport

DESCRIPTION

MEN

WOMEN

SIZE

Left

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Right

Up to 5

Up to 5

X-Small

Left

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Right

5.5 - 7

5.5 - 8.5

Small

Left

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Right

7.5 - 11

9 - 12.5

Medium

Left

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Right

11.5 - 13

13 - 14.5

Large

Left

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

Right

13.5 +

15 +

X-Large

  

KNEE BRACES:

 

Bauerfeind

 

 

 

Ossur

Size

Circumference*

*Circumference measured 6” above mid-patella

XSmall

11.5" (29cm) to 13.75" (35cm)

Small

13.75" (35cm) to 16" (41cm)

Medium

16" (41cm) to 18" (46cm)

Large

18" (46cm) to 20.5" (52cm)

XLarge

20.5" (52cm) to 22.5" (57cm)

XXLarge

22.5" (57cm) to 24.75" (63cm)

XXXLarge

24.75" (63cm) to 28.5" (72cm)

XXXXLarge

28.5" (72cm) to 32" (81cm)

 

DJO

*Measurements taken 6” above mid-patella

SIZE

MEASUREMENT

XS/S

13" - 18.5" (33 - 47 cm)

M/L

18.5" - 23.5" (47 - 60 cm)

XL/XXL

23.5" - 29.5" (60 - 75 cm)

XXXL

29.5" - 31" (75 - 79 cm)


 

ELBOW BRACES:

Bauerfeind

 

 

HAND BRACES:

 

Professional Orthopedic Products (POP)

 

Size

Wrist Circ.

X-Small

4 ¾" - 5 ½"

Small

5 ½" - 6 ¼"

Medium

6 ¼" - 7"

Large

7" - 7 ¾"

X-Large

7 ¾" - 8 ½"


 

Orliman (thumb brace)

 

Size

Wrist

Circumference

in CM   (A)

 

Length

in CM   (B)

Small

14 - 18

11

Large

18 - 22

13

 

Our team is here to help you Move Well, Be Well

Orthoquest is open for orthotic, bracing, compression sock, and shoe fitting appointments. In following with the rules and regulations set out by the  provincial health authority, we are continuing to implement proper physical distancing practices and cleaning procedures.

Our Kinesiologists are also here to help.  As of May 25th, Kelowna Kinesiology will be transitioning from virtual appointments to in-person appointments. We are also continuing to offer online classes.

Please call 250-448-5908 to answer screening questions in order to qualify for an appointment with one of our team members.