Niwot, CO – Heather Van Gilder is a Board-certified Pedorthist and Master Bootfitter at Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting. She is an avid skier who enjoys being outside and understands the importance of happy feet in a ski, hiking boot, or street shoe/boot. Her interest in foot health began at a young age after hearing people complain about how their feet affected outdoor enjoyment and life. Heather and her team specialize in custom footbeds, prescription orthotics, and boot fitting to help clients seek comfort, function, and balance without sacrificing style or performance. They create products that stand the test of time by combining traditional craftsmanship with modern technology.
Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting deals with pronation, plantar fasciitis, supination, PTTD, Metatarsalgia, sesamoiditis, Morton’s neuroma, Achilles tendonitis, shin splints, accessory navicular bone, hammertoes, bunions, and many more. Their process commences with a thorough foot, gait, and footprint analysis to determine the most appropriate orthotics for a client. Utilizing the latest technology, they design and create Custom Orthotics in-house, using medical-grade materials meticulously handcrafted to provide unparalleled pain relief and enhance performance or optimize comfort in everyday tasks.
Custom Orthotics is the cornerstone of Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting’s commitment to enhancing the well-being of its clients. These tailored solutions are designed to address a spectrum of foot-related issues, offering pain relief and improved functionality. Every step of the custom orthotic process is executed with precision and expertise, from the initial evaluation of a patient’s gait and foot structure to the meticulous crafting of orthotic insoles.
The creation of these custom insoles involves the utilization of advanced technology and medical-grade materials. The custom orthotics are not only designed to alleviate discomfort but also to optimize performance. Athletes, in particular, appreciate how these orthotic inserts can significantly enhance their biomechanical support. Many have attested to experiencing reduced instances of discomfort, such as heel, arch, or knee pain, after incorporating these custom solutions into their footwear. This leads to improved sports performance and allows individuals to pursue their athletic endeavors with greater ease and comfort.
Moreover, these custom orthotics offer a versatile solution for patients from all walks of life. Whether an active sports person or someone who simply values the importance of pain-free daily activities, these orthotic inserts can make a significant difference. The dedicated team at Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting works tirelessly to ensure that each custom orthotic is tailored to the unique needs of the individual, providing a customized solution for patients seeking relief and comfort in every step they take.
Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting’s individualized approach to precise shoe or boot fitting has earned the company many positive testimonials.
“Boulder Orthotics, Thank you so much for all your help getting me back riding and running again. When I met Heather Van Gilder and her team, it was a turning point in my rehab program. I am so happy and grateful for being back and competitive in the sport I love so much.” Helle, Olympian.
Another client emphasized Heather Van Gilder’s ability to synthesize foot health problems and create orthotics that alleviate pain.
“Heather is not only a master of ski boot fitting but equally accomplished at gait orthotics. I did not realize what a huge difference using custom footbeds in my everyday shoes would make to my overall health. My need for frequent chiropractic evaluations to manage SI/leg pain has reduced to only an occasional adjustment for maintenance.” Ann, Avid Skier.
Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting’s unwavering commitment to precision and the use of state-of-the-art materials ensure that clients receive custom orthotics that are as unique as their needs, promoting pain relief, enhanced mobility, and an overall better quality of life.
Boulder Orthotics & Boot Fitting
Heather Van Gilder
6897 Paiute Ave #1H
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