PODIATRY

Got Squeaky Orthotics?

shoe with orthotic insert

This can be an annoying symptom of having orthotics, but it’s not a sign that they are poorly made or somehow defective. Frequently we hear complaints about orthotics squeaking and creaking in shoes. This short video demonstrates how loud they can be and how instantly they can be silenced. This situation illustrates that no matter […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Does actually Work For Plantar Heel Pain

radiofrequency ablation of the medial Calcaneal nerve

In Part one, we discussed what DEFINITELY doesn’t work for Plantar Heel Pain (PHP). Then we looked at what MIGHT work based on present research. NOW, IT IS TIME TO LOOK AT THE EVIDENCE FOR WHAT ACTUALLY DOES WORK FOR PHP! Weight loss In a systematic review by Butterworth et al focusing on the relationship […]

Understanding Orthotics: Types, Benefits, and Uses

orthotic being fitted to a patients foot

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 […]

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 […]

Why You Should Consider Getting Custom Orthotics

image capyured on 3D scanner

How orthotics from your podiatrists in Mississauga, Brantford, and Whitby, ON, can help your feet Do your feet hurt? Do you spend a lot of time on your feet? Did you know that custom orthotics can help your feet and your body feel better? The truth is, your feet have a difficult job. They cushion […]