Nail Fungus: Is it Normal?

Nail fungus is an infection that affects the nails on both the hands and feet, and can spread to the surrounding skin causing a more severe fungal infection if left untreated. Toe nail fungus can be irritating, unsightly, itchy, and in some cases painful, but is it normal? At our Hamilton chiropody clinics, we see…

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What Does a “Foot Clinic” Do?

A foot clinic specializes in the care and health of feet and ankles. A foot doctor, professionally known as a chiropodist, treat a wide variety of foot and ankle conditions through both surgical and nonsurgical approaches. You should visit a foot clinic and chiropodist if you’re experiencing any long term or new issues with your…

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Benefits of Chiropody

Chiropody is a key aspect of healthcare for millions of patients around the world. It refers specifically to healthcare for issues around the foot and ankle. People suffering from any number of foot conditions or concerns can benefit from booking an appointment with a chiropodist. There are a number of benefits of chiropody that can…

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Athlete’s Foot FAQ

At McQuistan Chiropody, athlete’s foot is one of the most common foot conditions that we see. Easy to contract, many patients try to treat it with at-home remedies that are unsuccessful. Athlete’s foot is simple for a chiropodist to treat with the right medications and diagnosis. There can sometimes be different causes of athlete’s foot…

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Happy Foot Health Month!

In Canada, the Ontario Society of Chiropodists have designated May as Foot Health Month! At McQuistan Chiropody Hamilton, we’re focusing on spreading education and awareness about foot health and chiropody this month. With the warm weather finally here, May is the perfect month to address some foot concerns that we previously hadn’t noticed or have…

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