How to Take Care of Stitches in Your Foot

Taking care of stitches in your foot is almost the same as taking care of stitches anywhere else on your body. It’s not as complicated as it may seem, but stitches on the foot do come with some recommendations for quicker healing. The most important aspect of healing around stitches is to ensure that the…

How to Choose the Right Running Shoes

If you want to start working out more, you need to make sure you have the right equipment – otherwise, you could be putting yourself at risk for injury. In particular, having the right kind of running shoes is essential for preventing stress fractures, joint pain, and tendonitis. While we’ll be happy to treat any…

Symptoms and Conditions to Watch for in Aging Feet

As people age, their feet begin to flatten and become wider. Fatty padding supporting the feet naturally wears down. This means that bones and joints of the feet become more exposed to wear and tear as we age. Simple injuries, like skin breaks, sprains, ingrown toenails, and blisters can begin a domino effect causing problems…

Types of Shoes to Avoid

Everyone has their favourite pair of shoes. That pair that make your feet look great, make you feel great, or feel the most comfortable. However, your feet may not share your enthusiasm! Some shoes that look and even feel great can be causing damage to your foot health. Hammertoes, claw toes, corns, calluses, and bunions…

Preventing Foot and Leg Cramps for Runners

With summer comes a slew of first time joggers and people expanding their fitness routines! One of the most common complaints that long distance runners have is their foot and leg cramps after a run. At McQuistan Chiropody, we see athletes regularly who are trying to find solutions to their foot and leg cramps. There…

prep your feet for sandal season

Prepping Your Feet for Sandal Season

Better late than never! Sandal season is finally upon us. After months of boots, socks, and trying to keep our toes warm, we can finally break out the sandals and show them off. While some of us diligently keep up our foot care routines during the winter months, many people let this fall to the…

How to Manage Sweaty Feet

It’s common to have sweaty feet sometimes, however extreme feet sweating can indicate a condition known as hyperhidrosis. Sweaty feet can additionally lead to different health issues, including foot odor, athlete’s foot, and toenail fungus. According to the International Hyperhidrosis Society, hyperhidrosis impacts 5% of individuals worldwide. In this condition, the sweat glands on the…