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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 […]

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 […]

Athlete’s Foot

The term “athlete’s foot” can be very misleading because you don’t have to be an athlete to suffer from this condition. Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a common contagious fungal infection affecting the skin and nails of the feet, which cause itching and irritation. Athlete’s foot is caused by a fungal infection that manifests in […]

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 […]

Calluses

A callus is an abnormal amount of dead, thickened skin that builds up on an area like the bottom of your feet. They can be yellowish-red in colour and they do not feel like the rest of your skin on your soles. Primary locations include the ball of the foot (usually under the second metatarsal), […]

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 […]

Swift Treatment For Warts

Now available at Beaches Foot Care Centre (@Beachealth) Treat warts with confidence! Swift is the pioneering new microwave therapy system for the treatment of Plantar Warts. How frustrated are you trying to get rid of Plantar Warts? I know that after many years of implementing many different types of treatments, I became tired of not […]