It’s hard to believe that the end of 2019 is fast approaching. This is often the time of year when people have a “foot check-up” with our Oakville Chiropodist, and often get a new pair of custom orthotics. Private benefits often restart at the beginning of the calendar year, so … Continue reading Custom Orthotics – 2019
Winter has hit us early this year in Oakville Ontario. Winter weather, especially early winter weather, can sometimes leave us unprepared. In our Oakville Physio and wellness clinic, we will often see people who have had a slip or fall, or had a car accident after a snow fall or … Continue reading Prevent Slips and Falls
Many people have early signs of fungal toenails (onychomycosis) without even knowing it. Toenail fungus is caused by a group of fungi called dermophytes. Toenails may become thickened, brittle and deformed. Toenails may also be discoloured, looking yellowish or brownish. Toenails may even fall off. Fungus lives and thrives in … Continue reading Fungal Toenails? – From an Oakville Chiropodist
Ingrown toenails can be annoying, uncomfortable and even painful. If they are treated improperly or a person has decreased sensation in the feet, they can become infected and even dangerous. Like many things, preventing ingrown toenails before they even happen ensures you don’t have to deal with them. While there … Continue reading Preventing Ingrown Toenails – From an Oakville Chiropodist
Did you know: Ingrown Toenails can be treatment and managed by Chiropodists. What is an Ingrown Toenail? A toenail that is “ingrown” is curved and grows into the skin. This usually occurs at the sides of the nail or the borders of the toenail. This can irritate the skin, causing … Continue reading Painful Ingrown Toenail?
The team at Oakville’s Palermo Physio and Wellness would like to wish all of our patients and their loved ones a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving weekend. We will be taking the weekend to enjoy the beautiful fall weather in Oakville, Halton and the surrounding areas. We hope that along with … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019 – Clinic Hours
If the shoes fits…. Or something like that. It’s easy to get fixated on what we believe or have been told in the past is our shoe size. The fit and comfort of the actual shoe is what’s most important. The is because even in the same brand of shoes, … Continue reading Do your Shoe’s Fit? From an Oakville Chiropodist
Many people have Orthotics, have had them in the past, or have had a suggestion from coaches or other health care providers to invest in their health through Orthotic devices. With more and more over the counter inserts that claim to be “custom” it can be difficult to understand what … Continue reading What is an Orthotic?
Take a long exhale! You’ve survived the first week of September (hopefully). This is a time of year when there is a spike in colds and other illnesses. These are from back to school germs and the season changing, but did you know stress also has a role in our … Continue reading Restore this Friday!
Congratulations to Mississauga native Bianca Andreescu on her win over Serena Williams to win the US Open! It was so exciting to watch from Oakville, Ontario neighbour to her hometown of Mississauga. we love how the hashtag #SheTheNorth has been trending. It has been interesting over the past season from … Continue reading What we can all Learn from Bianca Andreescu – From an Oakville Physio