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Stress Fractures and Toronto orthotics: Here’s What You Need to Know

Here’s a few words on Toronto orthotics and stress fractures. Our foot clinic in downtown Toronto knows that your foot has many bones. We also understand that a stress fracture might take a while to become apparent. Now that people are out running in the summer months, they need to be aware of what to…

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Running Injuries – A Well Rounded Strength Program Can Ward off Injuries

Pain in the Foot is not fun. Especially when you are trying hard to stay fit during the COVID-19 outbreak. No access to gyms has forced people to be creative and move their exercise routines outdoors. It may even mean taking up new exercise. That may mean new aches and pains, because our body is…

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Your Toronto chiropodist Offers These Shin Splint Tips

We’re the Toronto chiropodist and Toronto Podiatrist that wants you to be well-informed as you head into the warm weather. For many people in the GTA, running outside is a big part of summer. If part of that activity results in a nagging pain in your legs, you might be suffering from shin splints. Here’s…

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Running Shoes – Footwear Advice !

Foot Pain Running? How and Why Footwear Matters.  Lets face it, we are trying to make the most of this time of isolation. We want to be healthy and maybe take the opportunity to reach our fitness and health goals.  Without access to the gym or our fitness groups we are forced to get outside…

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Best Footwear for Foot Pain

How Footwear Is Changing I have noticed a recent trend in footwear companies across the board.  Specifically, in their stability and support lines. Support used to have medial posting, which is a foam made of a higher density on the inside of the sole. Sometimes these shoes also have a raised heel on the inside…

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Got Big Toe Issues? This Toronto Chiropodist Can Help

We like to think of ourselves as the Toronto Chiropodist team that has every part of your feet covered. Of course, that includes all of your toes generally and your big toe specifically for the purposes of this blog. That said, here’s a brief rundown on some of the big toe issues our Toronto Chiropodist…

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What you need to know about Plantar Fasciitis- Downtown Toronto

What You Need to Know About Plantar Fasciitis Treatment  After going through my own foot injury, I discovered the benefits of using a stiffer orthotic to help my foot heal during rehabilitation.  What is the Plantar Fascia  Plantar Fascia is a thick dense, fibrous band that runs along the bottom of your foot. It has…

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Here’s A Few Toronto Orthotics Tips for Vacation Footwear.

Chris Hastings and Laura Desjardins have years of experience that’s important when you’re looking for the right Toronto chiropodist and Toronto Podiatrist. Their practice covers a variety of services including gate correction with Toronto orthotics. These are the devices fitted that align the ankle and the foot so they are in the right position. They…

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What Our Foot Clinic Downtown Can Tell You About Ankle Arthritis

A big part of our population is getting older and we see more cases of ankle arthritis at our foot clinic downtown. When people think about arthritis, they don’t necessarily focus on their foot and ankle. However, this disease is an inflammation in any one of your joints. It causes stiffness and pain and is…

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Your Toronto Chiropodist Lists Some Children’s Foot Issues

As your Toronto chiropodist who cares, Laura Desjardins and Chris Hastings, want to treat every member of the family. That’s why he put together a list of some children’s foot issues. It’s always a good idea to recognize these and treat them so they don’t become larger problems in adulthood. Flat Feet For example, a…

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Orthotics and Bunion Treatment in Downtown Toronto

Orthotics and Bunion Treatment in Downtown Toronto As Downtown Toronto Chiropodist and Podiatrist, we focus on the management and treatment of foot pain. Some conditions respond well to rehabilitation exercises and some  require support to help prevent the progression of foot pain. Sport medicine literature recommends those with bony problems, such as bunions, benefit from a stiffer…

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Why You Need Good Orthotics

Your feet need to last you a lifetime and that’s the big reason you need good orthotics. Of course, when you come into our foot clinic downtown, we’ll explain it and show you in better detail. One of the first things we tell her patients is hip, knee and ankle and foot biomechanics can be…