Patented customizable shoe inserts treat imbalances of foot, ankle, knee, hip
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Biocorrect®, a full-service orthotics lab specializing in the achievement of biomechanical balance for patients and customers, today announced it has selected North Coast Medical, Inc. as its distribution partner for PRO*FIT®, the company's new patented customizable inserts designed to help health care professionals treat imbalances of the foot, ankle, knee and hip.
"North Coast Medical is a leading supplier and distributor of medical and rehabilitation products," said Stacy Parent, Biocorrect Director of Marketing and Operations. "They are an ideal partner to help us market our customizable orthotics to the rehabilitation community as a way to quickly and cost-effectively treat common injuries caused by lower extremity imbalances."
Designed by certified pedorthists and physical therapists, PRO*FIT® is a new customizable insert which allows clinicians to treat each individual patient in their clinic, saving clinicians valuable time and effort. The unique product features complete rearfoot to forefoot alignment, heat-moldable arch support and extra shock absorption. Comprised of various densities of polyethylene and EVA foam, PRO*FIT® is designed to mimic the natural motion of the foot while providing maximum comfort, optimum durability and functionality.
Correction pads on the bottom of the orthotic can be added or removed to provide supination and pronation control, metatarsal relief, rearfoot lateral and rearfoot medial control. The durable materials allow for extended use, whatever the patient's activity level.
North Coast Medical's supply chain operations include distribution centers in the U.S., Netherlands and China, as well as additional distribution partnerships around the world.
To become an authorized PRO*FIT® dealer, visit www.ncmedical.com or call 800-821-9319 to receive a professional starter kit. The starter kit comes complete with 15 pairs of customizable orthotics, including youth size 1 through men's and women's size 14.
Biocorrect is a full-service orthotics lab providing handcrafted orthotic solutions designed to treat patients' foot ailments or injuries that are a result of imbalances of the foot, ankle, knee and hip by combining clinical assessment with a customized fit. We personalize our orthotics for a variety of shoe applications including everyday casual and dress shoes, cleats, track spikes, golf shoes, hockey skates, and hiking boots. In addition, Biocorrect has created PRO*FIT®, a patented customizable orthotics for distribution by healthcare professionals.
About North Coast Medical, Inc.
For forty years, North Coast Medical, Inc., has manufactured, supplied and distributed a broad range of industry-leading product lines across a continuum of rehabilitation medical care. A leader in Occupational, Physical and Hand Therapy medical markets, North Coast services the needs of in-patient/out-patient hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, clinics, private practice, pharmacies, resellers and consumers.
For further information:
Chea Tyrrell, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, 616.233.0500, [email protected]; Biocorrect, LLC: Stacy Parent, (800) 840-1487, [email protected]; Media Contact: Don Hunt, Lambert, Edwards & Associates, (616) 233-0500, [email protected]