PODIATRY

Is Growing Pains a clinical diagnosis? or just evidence of a lazy clinician.

lazy or disinterested Doctor

 This is another one of those pet peeves of mine, and yes I know, enough of the eye-rolling.  The “Growing Pains” diagnosis is delivered daily to concerned parents and affected child with the advice that “this too shall pass”. Just like acne, temper tantrums, nose bleeds and all the other myriad of interesting afflictions associated […]

Has Artificial Intelligence A Place In Our Daily Clinical Practice?

AI in Podiatry

In any professional career, we go through various phases, sometimes real and others perceived. At one point we may have felt cutting edge, an active contributor to the evolution of our profession, an educator or in modern parle an influencer. It is also unnerving to perceive that we might be falling behind in that process. […]

Would you like to avoid causing damage to the top covering on your custom Orthotic?

image of our video on shoehorn use

Occasionally we get patients returning for check-ups voicing disappointment with the durability of the top covering of their orthotic devices. In reality, the damage was unwittingly caused directly by the individuals themselves. They managed this by improperly utilizing a shoe horn while putting on the shoe. As time passes, simple tasks can become difficult or […]

Your New Year Resolution

leaping into 2024

Want A Fitter Healthier You For 2024! Many of us choose the New Year to rectify health and fitness issues that have developed over the last twelve months, and that is a great resolution.  If increasing your activity level or commencing an exercise programme is part of your new start, then begin with the correct […]

Mauritius we miss you!

We are back in the office and oh my what a trip!. Any fears that I may have harboured about how beneficial our trip to Mauritius might have proved, have most certainly been dispelled. We were able to achieve the primary goal of auditing present Diabetic foot-care provision by meeting with all the interested parties […]

Video summary of first days in Mauritius

Finally, we managed to download some of the highlights from the first week in Mauritius. Its impossible to do justice to this island of Mauritius with words or pictures. The people are equally hard to capture with their gentle dignity and willingness to assist even the most trivial of query. As beautiful as this place […]

Marilyn and Mark will be out of the office on a little work trip for two weeks!

image depicting our leaving Mississauga Podiatry Associates office to travel to Mauritius to deliver diabetic care

Actually, it’s a major work trip, but the destination is exceptionally cool and we love to share with you over the course of our adventure what we get up to. The basis for the trip was a conversation Marilyn had with a patient regarding the challenges of coordinating diabetic foot care to minimize wound formation […]

Unique Experience Begins

image of our travel to Mauritius to perform diabetic education

Marilyn and Mark will be out of the office on a little work trip for two weeks! Actually, it’s a major work trip, but the destination is exceptionally cool and we love to share with you over the course of our adventure what we get up to. The basis for the trip was a conversation […]

Join Us On FaceBook and Instagram

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 […]

Holiday Gift Ideas

This year if you really want to show Grandma or Grandpa you really care and want them to be a vital active part of your life for years to come, don’t, I repeat DO NOT buy them slippers, no matter how cute they (the slippers) might look.  If you have already given in to temptation […]