Pregnancy and your feet


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We had such a great time chatting with all the new and expecting moms (and dads!) at the Total Mom Show last month. We had so many questions about pregnancy-related foot pain, that we thought we would share some useful foot care tips for new moms (and moms-to-be).

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Orthotics vs Insoles…what’s the difference?


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Orthotics, insoles, arch support, shoe inserts, custom orthotics. All these terms get thrown around quite loosely, and there are no rules governing the use of these terms, which doesn’t make it any easier for consumers to understand. You’ll see these products sold at doctors’ offices, pharmacies, sporting goods stores, and shoe stores and it’s difficult to know which one to choose. What’s the difference? Which product is right for you and your feet? Which option will provide you with the best results?

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Podiatrist vs. Chiropodist…what’s the difference?


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One of the questions I am most frequently asked is “What is the difference between a Podiatrist and a Chiropodist?” The simple answer is that there is no significant difference between Chiropodists (pronounced: ‘ker-ro-po-dist’) and Podiatrists in Ontario. Both professions are regulated by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario and both must pass comprehensive board exams and provincial licensing exams to be licensed to practice.

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The Foot Clinic now comes to you


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HealthCasa is a comprehensive, mobile foot clinic that comes to you. With HealthCasa, you’re getting the high-quality products and services that you’d expect from a “traditional” foot clinic, without having to waste time driving to and from appointments or sitting in a crowded waiting room. You can have your appointments in the comfort and convenience of your own home or office, at a time that fits your schedule.

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How safe is your nail salon?


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Going for a pedicure should be a relaxing and luxurious experience. In order to make your experience a pleasant one, it is imperative to find a salon that is clean, hygienic and safe. If you choose a salon without first doing your research on its health and safety practices, you run the risk of contracting a serious infection. Luckily there are a number of ways to detect whether or not your nail salon is safe and some useful safety measures you can take to ensure your feet stay pretty and healthy, all summer long.

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Hello Summer


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After a long winter wearing heavy socks and thick boots, your feet may feel dry and unattractive. Now is the time to trade in your heavy winter clothes for fun, fresh summer attire and colourful sandals. Here are our top ten tips to help get your feet ready for the warm weather:

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