Plantar Warts – What You Need to Know

Plantar warts are one of the most common afflictions that affect the population. At McQuistan Chiropody, we often get inquiries and appointments by patients looking for wart treatment, removal, or long term solutions. Check out our fact sheet about plantar warts for some quick information about handling this pesky affliction! Plantar Warts FAQ What are…

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Must-Have Foot Care Products

At McQuistan Chiropody, we help clients with a variety of foot care issues. Some issues are chronic and genetic, or caused by unpreventable conditions. However, many of the issues we see in our patients can be prevented completely, or prevented from returning, with a few simple steps and products. The best way to prevent foot…

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How To Get A Safe Pedicure

It’s important to ensure you’re getting a safe pedicure to prevent infection or the spread of bacteria. There are a few signs for you to look for and questions you can ask your esthetician when getting a pedicure to ensure that they are following safety regulations and giving you a safe pedicure. What to Look…

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Foot Care Tips for Diabetics

Diabetics have to pay special attention to their foot care. Out of control blood sugar can lead to neuropathy, causing nerve damage in the feet through the damaged nerve cells. This nerve damage can lead to numb areas or total numbness in both feet. When this happens, it’s difficult to notice changes or pain in…

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Chiropodists as Part of Your Healthcare Team

In addition to general practitioners, there are a variety of doctors and specialists that many people visit on a regular basis. Nutritionists, dermatologists, chiropractors, dentists, physiotherapists can all be involved in your healthcare routine depending on your health concerns and priorities. If you have health concerns or are just very conscious of your overall health…

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What to Do About Bunions

With summer well underway, everyone is wearing strappy sandals and open shoes. For people with bunions, sandals and open shoes are often avoided, whether for comfort or to hide the appearance of the foot. Bunions can be large and intrusive, causing people who suffer from them to avoid many types of shoes. Bunions have a…

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