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How do you choose the right running shoe?

A good quality running shoe, one that absorbs impact and protects the feet comfortably: that’s very important for runners. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced runner, it is essential to take the time to shop to find the right running shoes. Choosing the right model of sports shoe is the key to avoiding […]

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How can orthotics help my bunions?

Bunions, also called hallux valgus, appear in the form of a deformation of the big toe, often appearing as a bump. While a bunion may seem unimportant at first, it can become painful and a serious problem if appropriate measures are not taken quickly to treat it. In fact, the bump can increase in size […]

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How do you choose a good steel cap shoe?

A steel cap shoe must adhere to various criteria in order to provide comfort and safety for the owner. As a work boot or protective shoe, the steel cap must perform properly. To do this, the person wearing them must ensure they understand the different points to consider in order to make an informed choice […]

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How can we prevent nail fungus infection?

Nail fungus, also called onychomycosis, is a fungal infection of the toenail. It can affect one or more nails simultaneously, and affects approximately 6.5% of the Canadian population. Diabetics or people with a weaker immune system may be particularly at risk. Foot hygiene is closely linked to fungal infections. To avoid suffering from this unpleasant […]

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When should I consult a podiatrist for my plantar wart?

A plantar wart is very contagious and can become painful if not treated. That’s why it is important to consult quickly to obtain the podiatry treatment best suited to your condition. Treating a plantar wart helps to prevent many undesirable symptoms and avoid the risk of spreading warts to your loved ones. By the way, […]

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How can we help baby take their first steps?

Helping baby take their first steps is always an important process for parents. Your baby’s first steps are an essential part of their development.   Babies normally start walking around their first anniversary (generally between 12-16 months). This process can continue up to 18 months of age or more for some babies.   Regardless of […]

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Why perform a foot ultrasound?

A foot ultrasound is a medical imaging technique using ultrasound imagery on your feet. This method is frequently used by podiatrists to establish an accurate diagnosis for your feet and ankles. A foot ultrasound is painless, does not involve radiation, is not dangerous and only takes a moment to perform.   Foot ultrasound: detect problems […]

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How do we treat an ingrown toenail at home?

Treating an ingrown nail at home is quite possible. And not treating it can cause consequences and increase your pain. That’s why it’s important to know a few tips to properly treat your ingrown toenail at home.   An ingrown toenail (also called onychocryptosis) occurs when the nail pushes against and into the skin of […]

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What is a heel spur?

A heel spur (also called a calcaneal spur) can be the source of many foot pains.   Although a heel spur may be benign and may not necessarily affect your daily routine, it is important to know how to detect it. In fact, this symptom can be a precursor to plantar fasciitis and thus become […]

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How to choose the right socks?

Choosing the right socks to wear is not just about comfort and aesthetics. The right choice of socks is also important for maintaining good foot hygiene. A good pair of socks designed for the activity you are performing also helps you to keep your feet in good health!   To choose the ideal sock, you […]

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What is the best way to begin a jogging activity?

Have you always been interested in jogging? Of course, it’s not as easy a sport as it seems. You have to plan things right, if you want to start off on the right foot! But by properly equipping yourself and ensuring you adopt the right techniques, patience will do its job. This way you will […]

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How to choose proper shoes with a bunion?

Wearing the right footwear when you have a bunion (or hallux valgus) is possible. You just have to choose the shoes carefully. First, remember that bunions are a relatively common problem. In fact, in Canada approximately 38% of women compared to 8% of men have experienced bunions. One of the causes of the onset of […]

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