Two million Americans suffer from plantar fasciitis. It’s one of the most common complaints people have when it comes to foot pain. But there are steps you can take to not only treat it, but prevent it. Walking: Our feet average 115,000 miles of it in our lifetime. But with overuse feet can develop heel... Read More
We are please to announce that the Northern Ontario Foot and Ankle Clinic has purchased Onatrio’s first next generation Extracorporal Shockwave Therapy Machine (ESWT). A detailed description is provided in the Services section, but as a synopsis, the TRT Dermagold is an Elctro-Hydrolic unit which is much better than the old Pneumatic units as the TRT Dermagold’s shockwave is more concentrated and penetrates... Read More
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Football season is almost upon us, and San Diego Chargers fans are already swept up in a flurry of preseason excitement. Until recently, however, Antonio Gates’ relegation to the Physically Unable to Perform list admittedly had some of those fans a little nervous (according to the Union Tribune, the Chargers wanted to be cautious with Gates following... Read More
Have you seen those strange new athletic shoes that look like you’re running barefoot? They are all the rage among athletes, but there are two schools of thought about whether they are better or worse for your body. “There’s nothing better than going barefoot. But frankly, I don’t want to stub my toe or step on a piece of... Read More
CBS News Share Think hiding ugly feet in handsome shoes will solve your foot problems? Not so fast. When feet hurt or develop problems, it’s their way of sending a message about lifestyle choices, says the American Podiatric Medical Association. Foot ailments are a sign that something’s not right.
We’ve all heard the expression about walking a mile in someone else’s shoes – and, considering the amount of time spent on our feet, those miles can add up. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, every mile we walk places 60 tons of stress on each foot. It’s not surprising that many of us develop foot problems.
In the world of foot problems, there are many repetitive stress and traumatic injuries that affect connective tissues (ligaments and tendons). These conditions can be responsible for chronic pain and disability in many patients. Due to the extreme forces that affect the foot, healing in many of these conditions may be inefficient and incomplete, leaving the patient to suffer... Read More
We are very excited to announce that NOFA Clinic now has the Cryoprobe. We are the first clinic in Northern Ontario to offer this latest technology in treating stubborn and painful verruca/warts and various skin lesion. Safely, effectively, rapidly and painlessly with no down time or anestheisa required.
Cryosurgery, or freezing of tissue, is not new to medicine but the... Read More
Come join us on June 9th-11th 2011 as we support the athletes participating in the Special Olympics 2011 Provincial Floor Hockey Championships, held at Cambrian College in Sudbury.
For more information, check out the Special Olympics 2011 Provincial Floor Hockey Championships.
Your running biomechanics are unique to you. No one has your fingerprints, personality, or running style. Running more efficiently with custom orthotics can conserve energy and get you to the finish line faster, but… not everyone needs them.
The November 2008 edition of Triathlete magazine ran an article discussing the benefits of both custom orthotics and an athlete specific... Read More