Providing bracing solutions to maximize treatment outcomes.
We are fully equipped to provide a complete range of orthotic and custom bracing services.
Appletree Orthotic Services is an orthotics clinic conveniently located in Burlington Ontario serving Greater Toronto, Burlington, Oakville, Hamilton and Halton Region. Our clinic specializes in the design of custom orthopedic braces and orthotic management for children and adults of all ages who face challenges with functional abilities. Appletree combines convenient location, full accessibility, proximity to other allied health care providers, and free parking to meet the needs of our clients. To accommodate working families we are open Saturdays by appointment for consultation, fitting and follow up appointments. We are able to see clients without delay, consultations are arranged within days and braces are normally provided with 2 weeks.
Our team has 30 years of experience in the design of custom orthopedic braces and orthotic management.
The clinical and technical staff at Appletree Orthotic Services are certified and registered with OPC (Orthotics Prosthetics Canada). We are also registered members of OAPO (Canadian and Ontario Associations for Prosthetics and Orthotics). Our team has more than 50 years of experience in the design of custom orthopedic braces and orthotic management. We draw from our combined experience at The Hospital For Sick Children, McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton, Sunnybrook Hospital, and Erin Oak Kids to provide orthopedic bracing which addresses our client’s special needs.
Carla Michelin-Clarke Certified Orthotist
Carla Michelin-Clarke is a certified orthotist and registered orthotic technician with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada. She has worked in the orthotics profession for over 20 years and has extensive experience with both pediatric and adult patients. She regularly attended clinics at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto and Erin Oak Kids Center in Mississauga. Her specialties include neuromuscular disabilities such as cerebral palsy, stroke, MS, ALS, diabetes, polio, as well as trauma and arthritis. Carla is also a former instructor at George Brown College, where she taught for more than 20 years in the technical program for prosthetics and orthotics. Email Carla at:
Sam Di Summa Certified Orthotist
Sam Di Summa is a Certified Orthotist with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada. He began practicing in the Toronto area in a private orthotics facility attending regular clinics at Sunnybrook Hospital, and broadened his experience at the Hospital for Sick Children where he continues to work as a clinical consultant and part-time clinical staff member. Sam has experience working with both pediatric and adult clients. His specialties include corrective helmet therapy for treating plagiocephaly and lower extremity bracing. His past experience also includes volunteer work in El Salvador and Guatemala. Email Sam at:
Becki WestoverCertified Orthotist
Becki Westover is a Certified Orthotist with Orthotics Prosthetics Canada. She received her Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences from McMaster University and has 15 years of experience in public and private practice. Becki has practiced at Sunnybrook Hospital in Toronto, Erin Oak Kids Center in Mississauga, and also at Ron Joyce – McMaster Children’s Hospital in Hamilton where she developed expertise in treating plagiocephaly with infant cranial molding therapy. Becki has extensive knowledge in both pediatric and adult patient populations. Her other specialties include treatment of disabilities related to neuromuscular disorders such as cerebral palsy, stroke, MS, ALS, diabetes, polio, as well as scoliosis, trauma and arthritis. Becki also served as a clinical instructor at George Brown College, where she taught lower limb orthotics. Email Becki at: