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Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown toenails, a common issue in podiatric clinics, frequently cause pain and discomfort. Historically, treatments have evolved from rudimentary methods to refined medical approaches. Anatomically, an ingrown toenail occurs when the nail's edge penetrates the toe's...

Lenoir’s Spur

Lenoir’s Spur

Lenoir's spur, a mischievous manifestation of pain under the heel, is an unwelcome companion for many patients entering a podiatric clinic. But what exactly is Lenoir's spur, this source of discomfort that can so greatly affect quality of life? A journey into the...

Plantar Fasciitis Understanding, Preventing, and Treating

Plantar Fasciitis Understanding, Preventing, and Treating

When a patient comes to the podiatrist with heel pain, it is common to find that this pain stems from a condition called plantar fasciitis. While less well-known than other foot conditions like bunions or hammer toe, it is equally distressing and can have a...

Hammer Toes: A Deep Look into This Deformity

Hammer Toes: A Deep Look into This Deformity

When we think of feet, toes often don't make it to the forefront of our concerns. However, these small appendages play a pivotal role in our daily mobility. Picture a pianist without agile fingers or an artist without their brush. Similarly, our toes are vital for our...

Morton’s Neuroma An Informed Look at This Podiatric Pathology

Morton’s Neuroma An Informed Look at This Podiatric Pathology

The foot, a marvel of anatomical engineering, supports our body, allowing us to walk, run, and dance. However, despite its resilience, it is sometimes prone to various ailments, one of the most common in podiatric clinics being Morton's neuroma. But what exactly is...

Hallux Valgus

Hallux Valgus

One of the most widespread yet often overlooked ailments one might encounter is the hallux abducto valgus, commonly known as a "bunion." This condition, which may seem trivial at first, is a genuine foot deformity that can significantly affect individuals' quality of...

Foot Capsulitis Symptoms and Signs

Foot Capsulitis Symptoms and Signs

In our daily quest for mobility and agility, we often make the mistake of overlooking a vital part of our body that bears the weight of our entire existence: our feet. Capsulitis, a widely prevalent disorder, precisely targets this neglected part of our anatomy. This...

Heel Bursitis Understanding and Taking Action

Heel Bursitis Understanding and Taking Action

Heel bursitis is a current topic of interest for anyone who has experienced intense pain at the back of the foot. It is actually an inflammation of a bursal sac, a small pouch filled with fluid located between the tendons and bones. In the context of the heel, this...

Foot orthotics and foot problems

Foot orthotics and foot problems

The feet, although often neglected, play a crucial role in our well-being and our ability to function on a daily basis, the morphology of the feet varies greatly from one person to another, and various pains can occur as a result of misalignment or a specific...

How to Choose Orthotic Insoles for your ice Skates?

How to Choose Orthotic Insoles for your ice Skates?

The Benefits of Skate Orthotic Insoles The ice rink sparkles like a mirror under the lights, reflecting the figures of skilled skaters moving across its surface with airy grace. Every move they execute, every twist, every dance step on the ice reveals a complex...

Understanding Toe Fractures and Injuries

Understanding Toe Fractures and Injuries

Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention of Toe Fractures The foot and toes are complex structures essential for daily mobility. However, they're prone to various injuries, such as fractures, which include broken bones, displaced fracture bones, and stress fractures....

Why consult at St-Charles Podiatry Clinic?

Why consult at St-Charles Podiatry Clinic?

The mission of the St-Charles Podiatry Clinic   Our mission is to provide comprehensive and personalized care for patients with foot and ankle problems. This involves a holistic approach that considers the entire body, as well as the use of the latest...

Achilles tendon tendinitis

Achilles tendon tendinitis

Achilles tendon tendinitis is a health issue commonly associated with sports medicine. Is a condition wherein the Achilles tendon experiences inflammation, leading to symptoms such as pain and stiffness around the area connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone....

What is it plantar fasciitis?

What is it plantar fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition characterized by pain in the heel and bottom of the foot. It is caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia, a band of connective tissue that connects the heel to the toes and supports the arch of the foot. Plantar...

Running with an ingrown toenail

Running with an ingrown toenail

If you want to run with an ingrown toenail, it is important to take certain precautions to avoid worsening the situation and protect your foot from possible injuries. Table of Contents, Running with an ingrown toenailIf you want to run with an ingrown toenail, it is...

The podiatrist plays an important role in sports medicine

The podiatrist plays an important role in sports medicine

The podiatrist plays an important role in sports medicine. Sports medicine and podiatrist The podiatrist can help prevent foot injuries during training. By helping athletes maintain and improve the health of their feet and ankles, the podiatrist can assist athletes in...

Heel Pain: What causes it?

Heel Pain: What causes it?

Definition and Causes of Heel Pain. Symptoms and Origins   Heel pain can take many different forms. This common problem affects people of all ages, backgrounds, and levels of activity. Common causes of heel pain include heel...

Podiatrist or Physiotherapist, who to Consult?

Podiatrist or Physiotherapist, who to Consult?

If you have injuries to your lower limbs or if your physical activity is causing injuries, consulting a podiatrist or a physiotherapist is a good idea. Podiatrists and physiotherapists are two professionals with complementary areas of expertise and they can provide...

How to choose the right shoes for the back to school

How to choose the right shoes for the back to school

After the beautiful summer we’ve just had, it’s now time to get back the grind! Whether it’s for daycare, school, or work, we recommend that you shop around for the right shoes for yourself and for your kids. It’s that little extra that makes the difference in...