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
Blister Bomber is an anti-friction formula which is applied directly to skin. It comes in a unique dab-on applicator which allows for easy and mess-free application. On a recent trip to Washington, D.C. where a lot of walking was involved, I applied it to my heel and toe at the first onset of redness as I had purchased new walking shoes... Read More
Karen sits in the treatment chair at the podiatrist’s office and extends her bare feet.
“I don’t have that bad of nails,” she says, looking at the pale yellow and white spots scattered across her toenails.
She can easily mask the toenail fungus with polish, but she’s nevertheless eager to get rid of it. She has had the infection 10 years,... Read More
Unionized podiatrists at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia are offering free foot and ankle care to any active NFL player in the event of a league lockout or strike. The podiatrists are members of the First National Guild for Healthcare Providers of the Lower Extremity, Guild 45 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union... Read More
Since the majority of Americans who suffer from foot problems suffer from heel pain, it is crucial to understand the common causes and treatments for this pernicious medical issue. One of the most common causes of heel pain is plantar fasciitis, which is caused by the degradation of the plantar fascia, a fibrous ligament that is found at the... Read More
The annual number of running-related injuries has increased 34% during a 14-year period, according to a study published in the Feb. 2011 issue of Clinical Pediatrics.
Investigators examined running-related injuries — primarily sprains and strains to the lower extremities — among children and adolescents aged 6 to 18 years, finding an estimated 225,344 cases treated in emergency departments throughout the... Read More
Benno M. Nigg has become a leading researcher on orthotics — those shoe inserts that many athletes use to try to prevent injuries. And what he has found is not very reassuring.
For more than 30 years Dr. Nigg, a professor of biomechanics and co-director of the Human Performance Lab at the University of Calgary in Alberta, has asked how... Read More
Northern Ontario Foot & Ankle Clinic has stepped into the 21st Century with their brand new website: www.NOFAClinic.ca
To compliment our advanced treatments the new website will be packed full of information on our practice, our staff, common treatments and the services we offer, NOFAClinic.ca will become your source for Podiatric Care in and around Northeastern Ontario.
Northern Ontario Foot & Ankle Clinic is proud to announce their new location in the Sudbury Medical Centre. Providing Foot Care and Podiatric service for a range of ailments, call today to make you appointment.
65 Larch Street
Sudbury ON P3E 1B8
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