When do we NOT treat plantar warts?

When its not a wart! ok! so the title is misleading, but this is a terrific example of how clinical care can go sideways very easily. This patient was adamant that they had a plantar wart (viral skin infection), they had one previously treated successfully and wanted this on treated the same way. After several […]

What are the five key things to consider when buying a good stable shoe?

How to buy new shoe and what to look for has been a topic of conversation with patients for the past 35 years of my professional career. The reason we spend so much time on the subject of footwear is that without good stable footwear as a foundation, any efforts we make to improve on […]

Finally an Orthotic friendly sandal for men

For years our female patients have had the ability to purchase comfortable stable sandals with removable insole to accept their custom functional orthotics. Not since the disappearance of BITE sandals has the same been possible for males. Well, it would appear that now has changed! Today I had a patient return for a check-up and […]

Understanding Orthotics: Types, Benefits, and Uses

When you suffer from foot pain, it can make your life miserable. Orthotics can help you get relief from foot pain and other foot conditions. The podiatrists at The Podiatry Associates provide a wide range of foot and ankle services, including orthotics. They have three convenient office locations in Whitby, Mississauga, and Brantford, ON, to […]

Quick fix, for long relief

It’s always lovely to reconnect with a patient after several years.  In this particular case these feet have covered many miles in archaeological digs from Egypt to China. Several years ago we helped address a structural instability in their feet by changing footwear buying/wearing habits, and introducing custom functional orthotics. We then performed a minor […]

How To Choose the Right Orthotics for Your Feet

Your podiatrist is an expert at diagnosis and treatment of common foot, ankle, and toe conditions. One of the most effective treatment options for these problems are custom-made orthotics. The foot specialists at The Podiatry Associates provide a wide range of foot and ankle services, including orthotics. They have several convenient office locations in Whitby, […]

Are Orthotics Right For Me?

How orthotics from your podiatrists in North Whitby, Brantford, and Mississauga, ON, can help you Your feet carry a heavy burden. They help you stand, walk, run, and they support your weight. What can help your feet when they hurt? It turns out, orthotics can help you get relief from a wide variety of foot […]

The Benefits of Orthotics

Foot pain is no joke, and it can be hard to avoid foot pain if you’re spending a lot of time on your feet. Your feet take on lots of pressure and force each day and it’s important that you’re doing all that you can to protect them and keep them supported and cushioned. One […]

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Every week we are active on social media bringing you subjects of local interest and information hopefully beneficial to you or someone you love. Just as in our office we do not use this connection to sell services or products. If we recommend a type of shoes, or a training regime for a particular activity […]

How Can a Podiatrist Help My Heel Pain?

If you’ve been on your feet all day, it’s common that you’ll experience soreness and maybe even some heel pain. However, when heel pain is persistent and continues for more than a few days, you may be dealing with something more serious. It’s important not to ignore your heel pain and instead find out how […]