Tom Lemke - Cped MC, Cped C

Custom Orthopedic Footwear in Edmonton, AB

The Foot Lab in Edmonton, AB specializes in custom orthopedic footwear, custom inserts, orthotics and footwear modifications. Visit Tom Lemke, our Certified Pedorthic Master Craftsman if you require custom-made shoes, custom insoles or other orthopedic footwear to improve posture, relieve pain or improve balance.

Tom Lemke has been making custom footwear for Canadians for over 30 years.

Tom became a Certified Pedorthic Master Craftsman in 1996, and a few years later in 2003 he started his own orthopedic, orthotic and pedorthic practice: The Foot Lab. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, The Foot Lab serves clients from Grande Prairie to Nova Scotia and beyond.  Check out our website 

Call us now to book an appointment: 780-477-2552

Custom Footwear, Custom Inserts, Custom Insoles, Orthotics, Footwear Modifications

  Jul 28, 2020

Five Habits to Change Treating and Reverseing Diabetes!

Top 5 habits that can help you with your diabetes.

  Jul 28, 2020

Are There Shoes That Come With Orthotic Solutions In One?

I get asked very similar questions to this way, way more often these days than 20 or 30 years ago.

  Jul 14, 2020

The Foot Lab Re-Opened

The Ministry of Health has lifted restrictions placed back in March. We are happy to announce that The Foot Lab is no...

  Jun 17, 2020

Can Orthotics Fit Any Foot Size?

There is no yes or no answer, some orthotics are so minimally made that they will fit in any shoe, even pumps.

  May 27, 2020

Orthotic Check in's for Kids!

That is a very common question from parents of kids getting orthotics.

  Apr. 24, 2020

My 5 Year Old Seems To Trip A Lot, Can Orthotics Help?

Orthotics can help with kids who trip a lot.

  Mar. 26, 2020

Benefits of Using a Foot Massage Ball

Are there benefits to using a foot massage ball for sore feet/arch?

  Dec. 14, 2019

Does everyone have foot issues?

When asking if "Everyone" has foot issues, it depends what you consider issues..., I do sometimes see clients that wa...

  Jul 9, 2019

Can orthotics help with my Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spurs?

This I would have to say is a common question. Orthotics are primarily an alignment tool and heel pain is usually cau...

  Apr. 3, 2019

Bare Foot Running! Yes Or No?

What are your thoughts on bare foot running?

  Jul 23, 2018

How often should I have my orthotics replaced?

Most orthotics wear out in 2 to 3 years. The majority of my clients that come back in 2 to 3 years is because they ca...

  Jul 11, 2018

What are bunions and how can I prevent in getting them?

I have a bunion, my mother has a bunion and her mother had a bunion....good news, you can do things to keep them at b...

  Jun 30, 2018

What are the top 5 causes of sore feet?

We have all had sore feet from time to time, but what are the most common issues that cause sore feet? Tom from The ...

  Jun 21, 2018

What foot, ankle and heel problems can orthopedic footwear focus on?

In my practice Diabetes is the number one disease that causes the most foot problems that need to be addressed with C...

  Apr. 16, 2018

Orthotics for Running

Running is one the most rewarding things anyone can do for fun and exercise. If you plan to get into running you abso...

  Feb. 7, 2018

How do I prepare my feet for a 12-hour manual labor work shift?

Without seeing you and your feet I can't say categorically but, if you and your feet are fairly healthy, stretch out ...

  Jan. 24, 2018

Whom do I see for my foot problem that needs specialized orthotics?

Studies have shown that foot orthotics made by Pedorthists and Orthotists are the most effective in affecting foot al...

  Jan. 4, 2018

Why do older people have more foot problems?

As we age we lose elasticity in tendons and ligaments, we lose muscle mass and also the number of fibers in the muscl...

  Nov. 29, 2017

Reflexology and Foot Health

As I understand it, Reflexology doesn't really have to do with foot health, I understand that it is a system of massa...

  Nov. 15, 2017

Natural or Synthetic Fiber?

In my opinion any natural fiber is infinitely better for us than any synthetic material. I've heard people refer to c...

  Nov. 8, 2017

Simple exercises I can do for good foot health

Just simply walking every day will keep your feet in good health. If you want to do more you can do things like 1. ...

  Oct. 25, 2017

How many bones are in the feet?

There are 26 bones in the human foot...usually. The best thing that we can do to protect them from wear and tear is t...

  Sep. 26, 2017

Can I get orthotics for ice skates?

I just bought my 15 year old new ice skates and they hurt the arch in his foot, could he get orthotics for his skates...

  Aug. 8, 2017

Will not wearing my orthotics damage my feet?

I know I should be wearing my orthotics every day, but I do love having my feet free in the summer. Will not wearing...

  Aug. 1, 2017

What running shoes do I buy my child for track and field?

My daughter is just getting into track and field at school, I do not know what running shoes to buy her, there are so...

  Jul 25, 2017

Will orthotics help my 3 year old walk better?

That is pretty difficult to answer directly without knowing why he is tripping, does he have something systemic ...

  Jul 12, 2017

What is involved with getting fitted for foot orthotics?

First you should see your Doctor in case there is an underlying medical issue that may be causing your pain, the Dr. ...

  Jun 28, 2017

Is it possible to fix a high arch or flat feet with orthotics?

I get asked this a lot, so to set the record straight, a high arch or flat feet is not a problem foot or "wrong" so i...

  Jun 14, 2017

I love my summer flip flops, are they bad for my feet?

No, flip flops are not bad for your feet. If someone develops pain and discomfort when wearing flip flops it is most...

  May 30, 2017

Top 5 Causes Of Foot Pain

Foot pain comes from all kind of issues, here are the...

  Apr. 7, 2017

Modifying Your Shoes To Fit You!

Adding adequate padding under the tongue fills up the...

  Apr. 3, 2017

High Heel Pain!

The most effective thing that anyone can do in this situation is...

  Mar. 9, 2017

Do Custom Insoles Really Work?

I find that foot orthotics are very effective in eliminating or significantly reducing...

  Jan. 28, 2017

How do I know if I need Orthotics?

Custom orthotics will help you if you are feeling pain in...