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Introducing our new Chiropodist!

  Emily has joined our team as our second Chiropodist on staff.  She is skilled and self-motivated, with an Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences in Chiropody (with distinction) from the Michener Institute.   She also obtained her Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto providing her with in depth knowledge into biomechanical and gait analyses. […]

Dry or Cracked Feet – How a Chiropodist can Help

  A lot of us have problems with dry or even hard skin on our feet, which can be unsightly and painful.  Often times, it can be caused by footwear, standing for long periods of time, especially on hard surfaces, or the cold dry air of winter.  Other causes can be weight gain, uneven weight […]

Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are a type of skin infection on the bottom of your feet, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).  The infection causes rough bumps to form which may be uncomfortable and painful. Normal standing and walking tends to force them into the skin, and the pressure causes pain to the affected area. Calluses formed […]

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails can be painful, making it hard to stand or walk and it can even become infected.  Signs of an ingrown toenail are pain, redness, warm to the touch and can feel hard and swollen. This foot condition develops when the corner of the toenail grows down into the skin and usually affects the […]

Medial Ankle Sprain

Ouch! So, you missed your footing on the stairs and fell.  You landed badly, twisting your ankle in a funny direction. It could have been worse of course, but it’s still not great.  It’s time to call your Osteopath. What Is a Medial Ankle Sprain? When your foot rolled, it stretched or even tore the […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Approximately 2 million ankle ‘sprains’ (the word used to describe a ligament that has been over-stretched or torn) occur in the US every year alone, which gives you an idea of […]

Lateral Ankle Sprain

How many of us have rolled our ankle and damaged a ligament at some point in our life?! The answer is many of us. Many sprains occur in the sporting world, but there are surprising amounts that occur in the general population. This shows us that we don’t have to be an elite sportsperson to be […]

Compression Stockings

Our foot specialist, Lada Milos Lee is proud to offer Ofa Bamberg line of compression therapy. Compression therapy is achieved using gradient compression, which has the greatest pressure at the base, and reduces pressure as the compression garment goes up the leg. This helps encourage the movement of fluids, including blood circulation and the lymph […]

Plantar Fasciitis

It’s morning, and the alarm clock has just told you it’s time to get out of bed. Another few minutes won’t hurt. You check your emails, social media sites, and you even ring your mom to see how the dog slept last night… basically anything to delay putting your feet on the ground and taking […]

Orthotics

Do I need orthotics? What kind? Many people come to the clinic complaining of foot pain from conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, a pinched nerve (neuroma), or heel pain (plantar fasciitis). I perform a thorough evaluation and examination, and together we review the origin, mechanics, and treatment plan for the specific problem.The patient usually asks […]