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custom-orthotics

Custom Orthotics Cost: Are they covered by insurance?

If you’ve ever experienced foot pain, strain or live with imbalance then you may want to consider using custom orthotics. These corrective footwear devices are created based on the precise shape of your foot. Custom orthotics can help in rehabilitating an injury as they improve gait and make sure each foot is in the proper position.

While custom orthotics are great for helping with pain, they can be expensive depending on where you are getting them. You may have the option to offset the cost of getting custom orthotics through your extended health plan but you will have to confirm this with your insurance company.

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Whiplash, When to Claim – Assessment For Insurance

Those who are familiar with motor vehicle injuries have probably heard of whiplash. It usually occurs as a result of sudden braking at high speeds which, in turn, causes the neck to abruptly flex back and forth. In whiplash, the sudden forward and backward movements are strong enough to cause severe neck injury. In worst cases, the neck can break and cause instant death.

Because whiplash is the immediate effect caused by vehicular accidents, the victim has almost automatically a right to claim for insurance and possible damages against those who caused the accident and injury. While this is very much understandable, there are also cases of insurance claims from bogus whiplash injuries.

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Wondering About Alberta Health Coverage For Physio? Read This

There are many myths and misinformation out there on the extent of Alberta’s health coverage for physio, which is why we’ve crafted this neat guide for you to follow so you can make the right decision regarding your treatment.

First and foremost: YES, it is possible to get free physiotherapy through your regular Alberta Health Services Coverage, but you must make sure that physiotherapy is covered first.

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