Awareness

Winter’s Balancing Act

The wrong boot could lead to ankle and foot injuries.

Winter’s popular women’s boots typically feature tall, spiked heels and narrow, pointed toes. These boots can make your feet unstable on snow- and ice-covered surfaces.

A stylish low-heeled winter boot is a lot more fashionable than a cast and crutches. We […]

By |January 25th, 2018|Awareness, Shoes|0 Comments

Diabetic Care

Trust Doctors of Podiatric Medicine when it comes to the care of diabetic feet. 

By |March 6th, 2017|Awareness, Treatments|0 Comments

Don’t be slowed down by Gout. Here’s what you need to know! 

Gout
What Is Gout?

Gout is a disorder that results from the build-up of uric acid in the tissues or a joint. It most often affects the joint of the big toe.
Causes

Gout attacks are caused by deposits of crystallized uric acid in the joint. Uric acid is present in the blood and […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Awareness|0 Comments

Early sign of osteoporosis?

Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis?
Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects just under 1/10th of the population each year.

Osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the “silent crippler” since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn’t diagnosed […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Awareness|0 Comments

Pregnancy doesn’t mean achy feet

“Oh my aching feet” is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But, are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to Markham Podiatry Clinicician Tej Sahota DPM, AACFAS, the answer is “no.” There are many remedies available to help alleviate the foot pain. 

Tej […]

By |May 28th, 2015|Awareness|0 Comments

Skin Cancer on the Feet

When at the pool or lake we all lather up with sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But do we remember to apply sunscreen to our feet?

Many don’t realize skin cancer can occur on the feet from unprotected sun exposure, and overlook applying […]

By |May 27th, 2015|Awareness|0 Comments

Beach Safety

Spring break or March break means that many families will be heading south for some fun in the sun, but please read up on these tips to have safe fun on the beach;Puncture Wounds and CutsWear shoes to protect your feet from puncture wounds and cuts caused by sea shells, […]

By |March 18th, 2015|Awareness|0 Comments

Tej Sahota on CHCH Morning Live

Tej Sahota featured on CH Morning Live focusing on promoting foot health awareness.
 

By |February 26th, 2015|Awareness|0 Comments