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About us

Since 1996, Kinetic Konnection have been known as The Bracing Experts. With six locations including Windsor, Tecumseh, LaSalle, Oakville, Burlington and Vaughan, our staff of Kinesiology graduates have become the industry leaders in providing knowledgeable customer service. We provide the highest quality of orthopedic bracing, compression stockings, custom knee bracing and custom foot orthotics to help our customers live with less pain.

You never need to make an appointment to visit any of our locations to talk with our staff and find out how we can help you with any bracing or compression socks needs. (Chiropody/custom foot orthotics require appointments. Offered in Oakville, Burlington and Vaughan locations only)

All of our locations are open Monday to Friday.

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Our Manufacturers

We offer knee, ankle, elbow, shoulder, wrist, back, custom knee braces, custom orthotics and compression socks from top tier manufacturers.

Logos: Donjoy, Juzo, Ottobock, Aircast Corflex, Oofos, Med Spec, Achi, Medi, Ossur, Birkenstock, Sigvaris, CTI and Push Braces

Our History

The original business began in Windsor with Rob Pula and Ty Thoms, childhood friends turned business partners.

The two had known each other since they were eight years old and had both recently graduated from the University of Windsor Human Kinetics program. Ty who had also recently finished Teachers College wasn’t having much luck looking for a consistent teaching job. Rob was working in the ergonomics field for a short while when the idea of the two going into business together evolved into the start up of the first ever Kinetic Konnection location in 1996.

Rob and Ty 20th Anniversary

With interest in both sports therapy and pain management, Rob and Ty used their education and passion as the foundation of their new idea. Not long after the idea was born, the two purchased 800 square feet of real estate in Windsor, half of which was used as a retail space for the first Kinetic Konnection location.

The business continued to grow which forced a move into a location double the size only 6 months later, followed by another move into a 2100 square foot space in 2000 which is still the location of the Head office on Howard Ave. in Windsor.

The business was built on the premise that Rob & Ty wanted to offer long-term solutions to people with joint and body pain. Their business model encouraged customers to come in, learn about their diagnosis, and find out how best to address and treat their pain. Rob and Ty’s philosophy from the beginning was that if people are a more involved in understanding what solutions are available to them and how they work, they will feel more empowered to take control their bodies and how it feels.

Braces, foot orthotics and compression socks are not meant to replace physiotherapy, chiropractic adjustments or, in extreme cases, surgery, they simply cater to a wider audience.

The next chapter in their story began when Stewart, Leon and Tanya were hired to work at the Windsor location. All 3 of them started as part time employees at Kinetic Konnection, while full time human kinetics students at the University of Windsor.

They understood and held the same values that were at the core of the Kinetic Konnection brand. They continue to uphold those same values as they opened up the next 2 Kinetic Konnection locations in the GTA. Stewart and Tanya opened their doors in 2002 to the 2nd location which is still in Oakville, and after working in Oakville for a couple of years, Leon opened a location in Vaughan.

As a company they know their specialty. They are here to help you manage your day-to-day pain and when it comes to supportive bracing, there is no better place in Ontario to visit.

They have been helping people for more than 20 years, and plan on doing it for many more. They proudly offer 6 locations in Ontario, in Windsor, Oakville, Vaughan, Burlington, Lasalle and Tecumseh.