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Looking for relief for sore feet? Try these remedies

These days more and more jobs have you sitting behind a desk. While that’s being proven to be an issue for your overall health, there are a few things that you can do to relieve the sore feet many occupations that have you standing or sitting for a long time cause. Here are a few…

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Smoothing corns and callouses and how they get started

Those thick areas of skin that form on your feet are the result of pressure and corns and callouses are one of the most common afflictions treated by a Toronto podiatrist. Friction and dead skin are the two ingredients that can combine to harden and a plantar callus usually forms at the bottom of your…

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Bunion Surgery and Your Other Options

Bunions are common but that doesn’t make this foot deformity any less painful or unpleasant. One of the most interesting facts about this issue is it’s often a direct response to our desire to look fashionable and wear shoes that are too narrow in the toe area. That’s why women are often more susceptible to…

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Gait Correction with Orthotics

Walking with an abnormal gait can cause you some issues over time. There are a variety of different foot problems we can all suffer from and from walking pigeon toed to suffering from athlete’s foot are common ailments. Heel spurs and even neuromas are other  frequent problems a wide swath of the Canadian population suffers…

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Three tips for choosing a Toronto podiatrist

Your feet help to keep you in motion and that’s why you should be aware of all the different things you can do to keep this essential part of your body in the best shape. Remember there are over 300 different foot issues that can come up, and that’s why a Toronto podiatrist is your…

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What are the best shoes for flat feet?

If you’ve got flat feet there is no need to resign yourself to a life time of pain and limited, uncompromising shoe choices.  In other words, not having a proper arch on your foot doesn’t mean you need to skip out on going to the beach, working in certain situations or indulging in any other…

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Foot care for pregnant women

There are many different changes a woman goes through when she’s pregnant. Foot pain is one of the more common complaints and quite often this has everything to do with the fact her centre of balance is altered as she gains weight. The new weight-bearing stance many women adopt when they are with child puts…

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Finding the right Toronto foot specialist

Your feet are those very special parts of your body that help you to get around. As you can imagine, finding the right podiatrist who is both experienced and compassionate can be a little overwhelming unless you have some boxes to check off. Remember you need to find someone that you can feel comfortable with…

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The ABC’s of heel spurs

Usually, calcium is beneficial and helps to promote good strong and healthy bones. There are only a few instances where a build up of calcium can be a problem and one of these instances is with heel spurs. These pointy bony growths at the base of the heel can be associated with plantar fasciitis, which…

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Giving Back to the Community, One Step at a Time

This past year, I had the opportunity to get involved with various charitable events happening around the City of Toronto. It is always a great honour to join other members of our community help raise money for those in need. It’s also an honour to help showcase the City of Toronto as the world-class venue…

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The Cold Weather is Back — and So Are Our Cold Feet Socks!

Back by popular demand this winter are our cold feet socks, which are designed to help people who have severe reactions to the cold weather, or who suffer from severe reactions to the cold, diabetes, chilblains, and Raynauds. These socks, available at our downtown Toronto foot clinic, are the best solution to ensure your feet…

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Post-Pregnancy Foot Pain

Most people believe that once a baby is born, a mother’s body quickly returns to its former self, minus a few extra pounds. However, as it takes 9 months to grow a baby, it often takes just as long, or longer, for a woman’s body to take on its “new normal”. One symptom I often…