Dry Needling

Dry needling, otherwise known as Western Acupuncture, is a musculoskeletal treatment process used by our podiatrists involving small acupuncture needles. This modality is called dry needling due to the fact that the small acupuncture needles inserted into the body are not injecting any fluid, unlike a hyperdermic needle which would administer your flu shot. A … Continue reading Dry Needling

Heel Pain in Kids

One of the most common conditions we see in children is heel pain, particularly in active and healthy kids. The most common cause of this pain is a growth related injury known as calcaneal apophysitis, or Sever’s disease. Sever’s occurs when there is a disturbance or injury of the growth plate in the heel caused … Continue reading Heel Pain in Kids

The importance of correctly fitted shoes

Our footwear provides many functions for our day to day life. We use them for protection from the elements and environmental hazards, cushioning and shock absorbing, playing sports and of course, looking good! However, poorly fitted or inappropriate shoes can cause many issues for your feet including: – Toe deformities, including bunions and hammer/claw toes … Continue reading The importance of correctly fitted shoes