Tag: orthotics

Casting for Orthotics

·

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

Read more

Ingrown Toenails? There is a More Permanent Solution! – From an Oakville Chiropodist

·

Our Oakville Chiropodists (foot care specialists) treat many things that the general population may not realize. From corns and calluses to treating athletes foot and thickened toenails, Chiropodists treat most foot related issues. Chiropodists also help manage ingrown toenails. From conservative routine toenail management, to more permanent ingrown toenail procedures, … Continue reading Ingrown Toenails? There is a More Permanent Solution! – From an Oakville Chiropodist

Read more

Goal Setting in 2019

·

It’s the start of the New Year for many heading back to work from the holidays today and next week back to school. It’s that time of the year where people evaluate the previous year and make plans for the next year. It really is a great opportunity to start … Continue reading Goal Setting in 2019

Read more

World Diabetes Day-2018

·

Today is World Diabetes Day. Did you know: Over 1 million Canadians over 65 years of age have Diabetes. Over 11 million Canadians have Diabetes. Insulin was discovered in Canada in 1921. Diabetes and Your Feet: A common long-term complication of Diabetes is diabetic peripheral neuropathy. This is damage to … Continue reading World Diabetes Day-2018

Read more

It’s not just “Growing Pains” – Sever’s and Physiotherapy

·

As kids are growing they may complain of aches and pains. Occasional discomforts that aren’t long lasting, don’t affect sleep and don’t affect regular activity may be typical. When a child complains more consistently, is limping, is avoiding activities they enjoy then it is time to see their family doctor … Continue reading It’s not just “Growing Pains” – Sever’s and Physiotherapy

Read more