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How do I prepare for my next Chiropody appointment?

  • Remove any nail polish

  • Bring an updated list of medications, vitamins or supplements you are currently taking

  • Bring 2 pairs of your most frequently worn footwear (1 indoor and 1 outdoor pair)

  • Reminder that masks are required in the clinic

What happens at my first Chiropody visit?

  • The Chiropodist will review your medical history.

  •  They will perform a physical and visual assessment

  • A management plan will then be created and reviewed with you

  • Once you have decided how you like to proceed the Chiropodist can initiate treatment 

What is Chiropody?

  • The practice of Chiropody encompasses the assessment of the feet as well as the prevention of disease or disorders.  This is accomplished via therapeutic methods, custom orthotics and pallative means.

What is a Chiropodist?

  • A Chiropodist specializes in the medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity (knees, legs and hips).

What does a Chiropodist do?

  • As an essential member of the health care team, a Chiropodist specializes in assessing, treating and providing ongoing care of the patient's feet.  A Chiropodist is trained in a wide range of procedures from proper shoe fitting to orthotics to soft tissue surgery.  In addition a Chiropodist will design custom foot care programs to strive for good foot health.

Why should you see a Chiropodist?

  • Common foot conditions, foot deformities, infections and injuries can restrict your daily activities and limit your mobility.  As well, these ailments can impact your knees, hips and other parts of the body.

What can a Chiropodist do for you?

  • The importance of healthy feet is not to be underestimated.  The Chiropodist and the patient work together to design a treatment regimen best suited to the condition presenting. Our goal is to utilize chiropodial techniques to help eliminate foot pain, gain mobility, and maintain our patient's general health starting with their feet.

Do I need a referral to see a Chiropodist?

  • No! You can call and book an appointment yourself

Are Chiropody services covered by OHIP?

  • Unfortunately not in private practice. Chiropody services are typically covered by your third party insurance.  Please speak with your insurance provider for details on coverage.

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