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Chiropodist - Cambridge
366 Hespeler Road Unit #12
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J6
519-624-4122

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... Arthritic Foot & Ankle Care Athletes Foot Calluses Corns Diabetic Foot Flat Feet Fungus Toenails Geriatric Foot Care Hammertoes Heel Spurs Ingrown Toenails Neuromas Plantar Fasciitis Warts Laser Treatment What Sets Us Apart LASER - treatments for fungal nails, warts and pain relief...

Our Staff
...  Upon developing Plantar Fasciitis himself, Douglas took a special interest in heel pain...

How Heel Pain Happens
... Plantar Fasciitis/Heel Spurs Plantar fasciitis causes heel spurs...

Get Moving with the Best Stretches for Heel Pain
...This stretch helps prevent plantar fasciitis, a common cause of heel pain...

You Can Avoid Heel Pain from Standing at Work
...This stress could develop into plantar fasciitis, which is a common cause for the aching bones and tendons in your foot...

FAQ - Heel Pain
... Plantar fasciitis is the most common reason for pain under your heel...

Heel Pain Relief for Runners Takes Many Forms
...Plantar fasciitis, a common cause of heel pain, is a token ailment for runners—and a sign of overuse...

Staying Active with Heel Pain Is Easier than You Think
...  Heel pain’s most common cause, plantar fasciitis, is characterized by a sharp pain that you feel with your first steps in the morning...

Custom Orthotics vs. Premade Orthotics - What Works Best
...We can correct conditions like plantar fasciitis, diabetic foot complications, and other foot pain by matching the exact contours of your feet...

Get Orthotics for Work to Get Rid of Pain on the Job
...Some people develop chronic plantar fasciitis, or heel pain, from working in these conditions day in and day out...

Why Stretching for Feet is so Important
...This is particularly effective if you suffer from plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis, because those ligaments and tendons will shorten and stiffen up while you are sleeping...

FAQ- Orthotics
...When your pain is gone, they are definitely worth the cost! Give Achilles Custom Orthotics & Footcare a call at 519-624-4122 and let us design a pair of custom supports to relieve your discomfort from plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, or issues with overpronation...

When Heel Pain Is Something Else
... Common Causes  The most common culprit is plantar fasciitis, an injury to the tendon that supports your arch...

"Pes Cavus" Feet Could be the Source of Your Pain
... In runners, we see inversion ankle sprains and plantar fasciitis...

Heel Pain- It may not be Plantar Fasciitis!
...And much of the time, our physical assessment and the patient’s clinical presentation leads us to a diagnosis of plantar fasciitis...

Foot Pain: What are your Options?
...For example, in the case of plantar fasciitis, one of the more common conditions we encounter, we often encourage the patient to start stretching their fascia, conduct laser therapy, and prescribe non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) such as ibuprofen...

Another Blog Post about Stretching!
...  The foot problem itself can originate from a variety of sources such as overuse of muscles, plantar fasciitis, or underlying systemic conditions such as arthritis...

Every Callous Tells a Story- What's Yours?
...Essentially this means that the patient has a lower than normal arch, and this can lead to other painful conditions such as plantar fasciitis or posterior tibial tendon dysfunction...

Another Post On Plantar Fasciitis!
Plantar Fasciitis     Think you have heard all that you need to hear about heel pain...

Outer Foot Pain and Its Causes
...  Some types of pain, such as heel pain, can have fairly obvious causes, such as plantar fasciitis...

Sports and their Impact on the Feet
...Therefore, we often see sprains and strains of the ankle joint, stress fractures, plantar fasciitis and tennis toe...

New Year, New Feet?
...We often see the development of painful foot conditions such as plantar fasciitis following significant weight gain...

Overview of Foot and Ankle Problems
...A variety of foot injuries or improper foot mechanics can lead to plantar fasciitis...

Heel Problems
Haglund's Deformity Heel Callus Heel Fissures Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)

Plantar Fasciitis (heel spur)
...More specifically, plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue, called plantar fascia, that stretches from the base of the toes, across the arch of the foot, to the point at which it inserts into the heel bone...

General Information and Tips
...Foot pain is caused by a wide variety of injuries, health problems or disorders, including (but not limited to): Arthritis Bone spurs Bunions Calluses Corns Flat Feet Gout Ingrown toenails Plantar fasciitis Sprains Stress fractures Warts Wearing improper shoes or extensive use of the feet...

Heel Surgery
...Two common conditions can cause pain to the bottom of the heel and lead to surgical intervention: plantar fasciitis (an inflammation of a fibrous band of tissue in the bottom of the foot that extends from the heel bone to the toes) and heel spurs (often the result of stress on the muscles and fascia of the foot)...

Extracorporeal Shock Wave
...Clinical studies show a 70 percent success rate for treatment of plantar fasciitis using Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy...

Physical Therapy
...Heel spurs, bursitis, plantar fasciitis, bunions, corns and calluses, as well as many post-operative surgical conditions, respond well to physical therapy...

Baseball
...Inadequate stretching, improper shoes, and repeated motions lead to the most common foot problems that occur among baseball players, such as Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, shin splints, stress fractures, ankle sprains, and bone fractures...

Basketball
...But the repeated shock and pressures on the foot can also lead to inflammations, including Achilles tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and sesamoiditis...

Walking and Your Feet
...The most common foot problems are blisters, corns, calluses, and plantar fasciitis...

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366 Hespeler Road
Cambridge, Ontario N1R 6J6

Chiropodist - Cambridge, Douglas C. Broad, D.Ch, 366 Hespeler Road, Cambridge Ontario, N1R 6J6 519-624-4122