Tag: Chiropodist

Casting for Orthotics

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Currently at our Oakville Foot Clinic we use plaster of Paris casting for an impression of the foot and arch structure for orthotics. This whole appointment involves an assessment with the Chiropodist on the purpose of the orthotics, the goals of the patient, and a thorough biomechanics assessment. At our … Continue reading Casting for Orthotics

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Falls, Trips, Stumbles

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Decreased balance and mobility issues can be a result of a variety of health issues. Concussions, Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, and diabetic neuropathy can all impact our balance in a verity of ways. BUT Did you know that much of the balance and mobility issues people simply discount as a … Continue reading Falls, Trips, Stumbles

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Tips on Better Sleep

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In our previous post, we explored the importance of sleep and the health implications of chronic sleep deficiency. It’s more than simply the amount of time spent in bed. Having a good sleep is about: Sleeping enough Sleeping at the “right” times – the times that go along with our … Continue reading Tips on Better Sleep

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March Madness!!!

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It’s March break here in Oakville Ontario. We can feel it based on how our schedules have altered from the norm. We have been seeing some of our patients involved in the education system earlier in the day, as well as some of our school-aged patients. We also know many … Continue reading March Madness!!!

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