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STYLISH ORTHOPEDIC FOOTWEAR …YES!

By: Kim Mills (C. Ped (C), CAT(C), CCAA) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) Certified Athletic Therapist Orthopedic footwear has come a long way in the recent years.  You are not subjected to wearing the not so attractive “old man/old lady shoes” anymore. … Continue reading

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Golf and Your Feet

By: Fareen Samji, Certified Pedorthist (Canada) “All timing, distance and direction comes out of the lower body with the feet leading the way,” – Jack Nicklaus Golf puts enormous demands on the body. Recognizing potential golfing injuries and planning ahead … Continue reading

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What Is An Orthotic?

A foot orthotic is a device that can be inserted into the shoe to support, align, prevent and or accommodate foot deformities and improve foot function. Used in conjunction with appropriate footwear, a foot orthotic can be effective in helping … Continue reading

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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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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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