What to Expect at a Chiropodist Appointment

Thinking about booking your first appointment with a chiropodist at McQuistan Chiropody, but a bit unsure or nervous about what to expect? Don’t worry – the professionals at McQuistan Chiropody are here to put you at ease, handle your concerns, and treat your foot conditions. Here’s what you can expect at your chiropodist appointment. 1.…

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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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Foot Health for Athletes

Whether you’re an experienced athlete, or just starting a new exercise routine or hobby this summer, your foot health should be a priority. Our feet are required to handle a lot of pressure from standing, jumping, dodging, and running while we play sports and if they aren’t properly taken care of, it’s very easy to…

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May is Foot Health Month!

May in Canada is Foot Health Month. The Ontario Society of Chiropodists invests in this month to increase public education and awareness about foot health and the chiropody industry. With spring here and summer on its way, it’s the perfect month for us to take time to focus on our foot health and address any…

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