Monthly Archives: February 2011

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!

For those fully engaged in outdoor winter activities the thought of spending hours outdoors can be delightful. However, for those less prepared for the outdoors is it can be a dangerous and unpleasant experience.  To make the most of your … Continue reading

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Winter Blues, Seasonal Stress Syndrome and S.A.D.- How Massage Can Help

It’s that time of year again.  The days have gotten shorter, the weather has gotten colder and the holiday season and long stretch of winter lies ahead of us.  For many people this is a difficult time of year as … Continue reading

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Fitting Your Feet For Footwear

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Look To Your Feet For Back Relief

Since poor posture is one of the biggest reasons for lower back pain, correcting your posture from the ground up is a vital part of reducing or eliminating your back pain.  If your foot over-pronates (rolls inward) when you walk … Continue reading

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Orthotics In Hockey Skates

Explosive leg power is one of the key components in hockey player development (4).  However, if that power cannot be harnessed on to the 0.001” of the skate blade used by hockey players to carve across the ice (6), the … Continue reading

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Hiking And Your Feet

Whether your planning a day on the Bruce Trail, a weekend at Killbear or several weeks portaging through Algonquin Park, how your feet feel an often be correlated to how good, or bad, your hiking experience was. So getting yourself … Continue reading

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Heel Pain

By: Kim Mills (CAT(c), C. Ped (C)) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) If you’ve ever stepped out of bed in the morning to the feeling of hot daggers plunging into the bottom of your foot, only to be left in crippling pain … Continue reading

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The Flip Side Of Flip Flops

By: Kim Mills (CAT(c), C. Ped (C)) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) Our feet were built to walk on soft and varied surfaces like grass or sand, not the hardness of city streets, ceramic tile or hardwood floors (1). As the weather … Continue reading

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Ask The Professional

Health & Wellness Tips From The Experts At Milton Orthotic & Wellness Centre Certified Pedorthist (Canada), Certified Fitter,  And Registered Massage Therapist   Ask The Professional

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Shin Splints

Shin splints is a common “waste basket” term many people use for any lower leg pain.  However, it can often be broken down into 3 different issues, general muscle soreness, true shin splints, (other wise known as medial tibial stress … Continue reading

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