Podiatry Associates offers a full array of podiatric services to help you maintain healthy feet. You can read more on this page about specific services.
- Achilles Tendon
- Ankle Instability
- Ankle Sprains
- Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care
- Athletes Foot
- Computer Gait Analysis
- Crush Injuries
- Diabetic Foot
- Flat Feet
- Fungus Toenails
- Geriatric Foot Care
- Heel Spurs
- Heel Pain
- Ingrown Toenails
- Plantar Fasciitis
Video Gait Analysis
The original concept behind introducing High Speed digital video gait analysis to our practice was driven by our desire to better explain/demonstrate our clinical findings to our patients regarding their biomechanical anomalies and how this impacts how they walk. Very often attempting to describe normal gait or foot function can prove difficult for some individuals to visualize. Read More...
Computer Gait Analysis
The FSCAN is a high resolution clinical measurement and research tool for assessing existing and potential foot problems. It captures force and time data of the feet while standing or walking in shoes. In essence it is computer gait analysis, while wearings shoes (with or without orthotics). With this information aberations in foot mechanics can be determined. Read More...
Laser Treatment for Fungal Toenails
The YAG LASER is ideally suited for the treatment of mycotic (fungal) nails. The documented efficacy is similiar to precription oral anti-fungals (antibiotics) minus the side effects of these systemic medications. It is important to ensure the laser is Health Canada approved for this application! Read More...
Ankle sprains are caused by an unnatural twisting or force on the ankle bones of the foot, often resulting in one or more ligaments on the outside of the ankle to be stretched or torn. If not properly treated, ankle sprains could develop into long-term problems. Read More...
Bunions are misaligned big toe joints that can become swollen and tender, causing the first joint of the big toe to slant outward, and the second joint to angle toward the other toes. Read More...
Flat feet are a common condition. In infants and toddlers, the longitudinal arch is not developed and flat feet are normal. The arch develops in childhood, and by adulthood, most people have developed normal arches. Read More...
Hammertoe is a deformity of the second, third or fourth toes. In this condition, the toe is bent at the middle joint, resembling a hammer. Left untreated, hammertoes can become inflexible and require surgery. Read More...
Diabetes and Your Feet
With a diabetic foot, a wound as small as a blister from wearing a shoe that's too tight can cause a lot of damage. Diabetes decreases blood flow, so injuries are slow to heal. Read More...
Plantar fasciitis (or heel pain) is commonly traced to an inflammation on the bottom of the foot. Our practice can evaluate arch pain, and may prescribe customized shoe inserts called orthoses to help alleviate the pain. Read More...
Corns and calluses are protective layers of compacted, dead skin cells. They are caused by repeated friction from skin rubbing against bony areas or against an irregularity in a shoe. Corns ordinarily form on the toes and calluses on the soles of the feet. Read More...
A chronic infection caused by various types of fungus, Athlete's foot is often spread in places where people go barefoot such as public showers or swimming pools. Read More...