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Foot surgery: will you need orthotics?

08/10/2019 | Orthopedy

It’s always difficult to decide on surgery, especially when it concerns your feet. Pain that persists or experiencing difficulty walking are symptoms that can lead you to consider foot surgery.   However, we mustn’t forget that foot care often includes more than one type of intervention.  There is also a real possibility that corrective treatment may […]

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What is the purpose of a biomechanical exam?

08/10/2019 | Orthopedy

Do you feel that your feet get sore too easily? Do you notice an imbalance in your movement when walking? Don’t think that your shoes provide enough support for your plantar arches? A deformity or inflammation may be contributing to your discomfort. However, many foot pathologies may be the source of pain and disruption of […]

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How to take care of your foot orthotics?

08/10/2019 | Orthopedy

Maintaining your foot orthotics allows you to keep it for a long time. Regardless of the type of foot orthotics you wear, regular maintenance is required to avoid undermining your treatment or premature wear and tear of your orthotics. Not to mention the bad smells that can occur due to inadequate maintenance!  As with your […]

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How to adapt to wearing foot orthotics?

08/10/2019 | Orthopedy

The assistance of a podiatrist is required to help you adapt to wearing foot orthotics. This foot care professional is trained to help you. Your podiatrist will design a progressive plan to help you through the process, including follow-up visits to ensure that you are adapting and using your orthotics correctly.  During the first few […]

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How to prevent blisters on the foot?

08/10/2019 | Footwear | Dermatology

Preventing blisters on your feet is the best way to run, walk, jump or dance painlessly (no matter what activities you enjoy). These blisters appear as small pockets under the skin and are caused by repeated friction of the foot. Blisters on the foot are a way for the skin to protect itself against this […]

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How to practise sports without injuring your feet?

08/10/2019 | Orthopedy | Sport | Footwear

To practise sports without injuring your feet, you need to adopt a few good habits. Whether it’s running, cycling, skiing, hiking, climbing, tennis or swimming, it’s important to protect your feet. Your podiatrist is the right specialist to help you achieve this. They have the necessary expertise to help you minimize your risk for foot […]

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Plantar fasciitis: Everything you need to know about cortisone injections

08/10/2019 | Pain

Plantar fasciitis is caused by a stretching or rupture of the plantar fascia. This damage to the fibrous band that supports the plantar arch is characterized by pain in the heel and/or arch of the foot.  Fortunately, there are several non-invasive treatments available to help treat plantar fasciitis. Manual foot therapy and therapeutic bandaging performed […]

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Diabetic foot: what to do for an injury?

08/10/2019 | Dermatology

A symptom of poorly managed diabetes, diabetic foot affects a quarter of Quebec’s diabetic patients. Caused by an immune deficiency, it exposes the carrier to the possibility of serious infection when an injury occurs. If not treated promptly, an injury to the diabetic foot can cause irreversible damage. Fortunately, there are several ways to identify […]

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How to choose the right shoes when we have flat feet?

06/10/2019 | Orthopedy | Footwear

Flat foot is a deformation of the arch of the foot that can significantly interfere with daily life. In addition to causing joint pain in the knees, ankles and back, flat feet also affect posture and balance. The solution to this problem could well be as easy as purchasing shoes adapted to the morphology of […]

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5 myths and truths about joint pain

04/10/2019 | Pain

Joint pain in the feet is more common than you might think. However, even if the majority of the population may experience it at some point in their lives, there are many misconceptions about joint pain.  Joint pain is usually a symptom of a more serious problem. Inflammation, infection or abrasion, joint pain in the […]

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