Today we are going to talk about babies!! 😊 Infants (0-12 months) have many important milestones to hit during their development. Sometimes it seems like every week they’re learning something new! Their brains and bodies are integrating so much information about their environment and how to interact with it. This … Continue reading Importance of Tummy Time!
A Chiropodist is a regulated health care professional that provides medical foot care. There are regulated by the College of Chiropodists. This means that they have rules and regulations to follow that are designed to protect the public. The most recent that you will notice are covid-19 related. They dictate … Continue reading Why a Chiropodist for Routine Foot and Toenail Care?
In-person classes are scheduled to resume in just over a week! That’s hardly any time at all! What is your back-to-school preparation looking like? Today we will cover a few tips to get us back into the back-to-school mindset and to make the transition easier… 1. Sleep Quality Sleep quality … Continue reading Back to school…
Welcome back to Part Two of what is exercise! Here is quick link to Part One for a refresher on what counts as exercise and whether it may or may not be enough of what you need. This time we answer some burning questions like… Why do some of us … Continue reading What IS exercise? Part Two…
What a great question! Often, people who work more physical jobs consider their job to be a form of exercise. Whether it’s construction or landscaping… working in a warehouse… doing daily house and gardening work… or even as a physiotherapist, we might all feel that because we are on our … Continue reading What IS exercise? Part One…
There are so many positive to having a dog as part of the family. It (should) get you out walking more which has excellent physical and mental health benefits. There are also studies that point to the benefits of decreased blood pressure when petting a dog. Dogs can also present … Continue reading The Dog Days of Summer – Prevent Dog Related Injuries
It’s been a big couple of weeks for sport. Many people have been watching hockey with a Canadian team reaching the Stanley Cup finals. Wimbledon has been taking place, with Canadian Shapovalov reaching the semi-finals. And the UEFA Euro Cup has been taking place with the finals being and exciting … Continue reading Watching Sport as a Physio
During and after pregnancy many women notice changes in their feet. No, this is not your imagination. Pregnancy has been shown to be associated with permanent foot changes. The arch drops, and there is a loss in rigidity. There is a also an increase in foot length. In a nutshell … Continue reading What’s happening with my feet after pregnancy?
With a change is season, which seems to get more and more abrupt, our Oakville foot specialists tend to see a change in foot issues. Moving from winter to summer we tend to free out feet! Taking winter boots off, putting running shoes, and sandals on. We may even spend … Continue reading Change in seasons, changes in foot issues.
This past year and a half has been unbelievably challenging. With some restrictions being lifted in Ontario this weekend, many of us are eager to get back to workouts. There are many gyms, like Element, on the border of Mississauga and Oakville, who are ready with outdoor workouts for their … Continue reading Ease into Activity and Prevent Injury