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Compression Therapy Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Compression Therapy Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist     We are excited to offer compression therapy at InStride! Why use compression? With regular standing, walking and exercise our veins can take wear and tear. Veins act to pump blood back to our heart. THere are valves in the veins and overtime and repetitive use, these…

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Heel Pain Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome Downtown Toronto Podiatrist

Heel Pain Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapy Sciatica can be a debilitating and frustrating condition. Sciatica can manifest in many ways in the lower extremity. Did you know that sciatica can present as a tingling, numbing, burning or zapping sensation in the foot? Pain can be in the heel region or…

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Running Injuries Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Iliotibial Band Injury Treatment Running is a great way to help you stay healthy, lose weight or reach your fitness goals! That is why InStride, Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist, want to help educate you on running injuries. It can be frustrating when injuries set you back.   Your iliotibial (IT) band runs from your…

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy is commonly found in long distance runners. It can also be referred to as a high hamstring injury. It can also happen in non active populations. Here at InStride, located downtown Toronto, our podiatrist and physiotherapist, understand foot issues can arise even from…

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Foot Injury and Running Shoes – Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Shoe Rotation and Foot Injuries-Downtown Toronto Podiatry and Physiotherapy There are many benefits to rotating your footwear. Shoes can be expensive these days, but having a couple of pairs in your rotation may actually save you from foot and lower leg injuries that we commonly treat at Downtown Toronto Podiatry and Physiotherapy. Shoes tend to…

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Patellofemoral Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Patellofemoral Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is a term that has to do with the pain on the femoral and patella joint. It can have pain diffuse all around the knee, the soft tissue structures, tendons and fascia. Pain can even be found behind the knee! Pain is typically found during squatting,…

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Bunion Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

What are bunions ? The medical term for a bunion is Halluxabductovalgus. It is when the big to diverts towards the second toe. It can also have a swollen bump on the inside of the big toe joint. Bunions have been known to be caused from high heel shoes. Did you know bunions can be…

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Piriformis Syndrome Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Anatomy  Piriformis Syndrome is a condition where the Piriformis muscle elicits pressure on the sciatic nerve. This pressure can cause tingling and numbness along the back of the thigh to the foot. The piriformis muscle is important in stabilizing the hips. Its function is to abduct  (lifts…

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Heel Whip Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist

Heel Whip Treatment Downtown Toronto Podiatrist and Physiotherapist Do you experience your ankles hitting each other as you run? If so, you may be experiencing a heel whip, which can manifest as shinsplints, plantar fasiopathy, metatarsalgia and other foot injuries! Being assessed by a podiatrist or physiotherapist near you can help determine if custom foot orthotics…

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Foot Pain and Physiotherapy Treatment Downtown Toronto

BENEFITS OF PHYSIOTHERAPY WHEN RECOVERING FROM AN ACCIDENT Knee pain, Piriformis, Plantar Fascitis, stretching, Training |    Physiotherapy is an approach that treats medical conditions by improving physical function. There are various types of physiotherapy depending on the condition. Physical therapy is a type of physiotherapy designed to restore movement and function, especially for patients…

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Toronto Chiropodist Advice on Fungal Nail Infections

As a Toronto chiropodist, we see cases of onychomycosis on a regular basis. Although these types of fungal infections can affect different parts of the body, this type grows on your toenails or fingernails. Here’s a few things that you need to know about spotting and treating one of these infections. This is a very…

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Some Caregiving Advice From Your Foot Clinic In Downtown Toronto

Your foot clinic in downtown Toronto understands that caregiving for someone with a chronic condition involves several things. People often take on tasks like making sure a person gets their medications and the activities associated with daily living. Even if someone isn’t mobile, their feet need to be looked after for health and safety as…