Blisters – Everything You Need to Know for Blister Prevention

Blisters can be painful or become infected! For the average person’s foot and toe, blisters are usually self-healing within five days of their occurring. Blisters associated with medical conditions such as Diabetes or epidermolysis bullosa acquisita (EBA) may take longer to repair. Nevertheless, blisters can also be a breeding ground for bacteria resulting in serious…

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Ingrown Toenails – Everything You Need to Know

illustration of toes and ingrown toenail

Ingrown Toenails are considered an urgent condition that can cause severe pain and discomfort. Those who have suffered from an ingrown toenail know how uncomfortable and painful it can be. We know it too! Hence, we do our best to book your appointment as soon as possible to treat those “angry toes”. In this post,…

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What you should know about COVID TOES

We all have heard about the typical COVID-19 symptoms that include, but are not limited to: new dry cough, fever or chills, sore throat, difficulty breathing, chest pain, feeling confused, loss of consciousness, difficulty swallowing, runny nose, hoarse voice, headache, loss of taste or smell, digestive issues (nausea/vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain), extreme fatigue, etc. There…

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COVID-19 advice for public

Chiropodists are one of the primary health care providers who are in direct contact with patients. This is our responsibility to share trusted information and valid resources about COVID-19 to enhance awareness in our community.  We highly recommend that patients over 65 stay home and practice social distancing as much as possible. As of Mar 23rd,…

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Diabetic Foot Care Advice Sheet

Diabetic foot care is a key factor in preventing many foot-related complications in diabetes! Diabetes can affect different parts of the body, including the feet, for several reasons, such as reduced skin moisture (dryness), reduced sensation (due to damage to the nerves), reduced wound healing and increased risk of infection (due to impaired immune system).…

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Why Nails Grow Slower in Winter

Is this true that nails grow slower in the winter? This is a common question that I hear from many patients who come to Orangeville Foot Clinic. Many are wondering whether this is a myth or not. It is actually true and there are several reasons behind slower nail growth at winter time.  Here are…

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