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
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