Podiatry Blog

December 6, 2017

What are Sweaty Feet?

Excessive sweating of the feet is called hyperhidrosis. People whose feet sweat excessively often also have problems with excessive sweating of the palms. It’s more common in men than in women, and more common in young adults than older adults. This condition appears to be an inherited problem. Most people […]
November 17, 2017

Footwear and Pregnancy

It’s not at all unusual for a woman to gain a shoe size while pregnant. Increased weight puts more pressure on the foot, the arch flattens a bit, and the foot elongates. While it’s probably impossible to completely avoid foot challenges during pregnancy, moms-to-be can take steps to minimize them: […]
November 17, 2017

Foot Care Advice for New Mums and Babies

Pregnancy creates many changes in the body and can even affect the size of a woman’s feet. And even though newborns aren’t walking yet, it’s understandable that mothers may have some concerns about how to best take care of their baby’s feet.
October 5, 2017

Ten tips to get your feet ready for Spring

It’s a well known fact that when your feet feel good, you’re more likely to feel good all over! Here are a few tips to getting feet ready for Spring: 1. A good foot soak in warm water with Epsom salts, herbal soaks, or oils for at least 10 minutes […]
October 2, 2017

General Foot Care

Caring for your feet not only promotes good hygiene, but it can also alert you to any problem areas that may need attention before slipping into sandals this spring. It’s also a good way to relax and de-stress after a tiring winter. When your feet feel good, you’re more likely […]
September 27, 2017

Fun Foot Fact

There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet! Surprised they stink?! This is perfectly natural, however, very smelly feet can mean an underlying medical problem, or a bacterial infection on the skin itself causing the odour. Most causes can usually be identified and successfully treated!