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Corn on foot

Some injuries and conditions might look small on the surface but can actually cause a lot of discomfort or pain. One such condition is developing calluses and corns on the feet. These are layers of thick, hardened, dead skin cells that form due to repeated friction and pressure.

A patient suffering from sciatica experiencing pain from the buttocks to the legs

Sciatica is a medical condition in which a person experiences pain in the buttocks that radiates down one leg following the course of the affected sciatic nerve, one of the longest nerves in the body. The sciatic nerve runs down from your lower back and then splits through your hips, buttocks and both legs and feet.

A patient undergoing physiotherapy for joint pain. Illustrating what is physiotherapy.

Sometimes, your body sends you pain signals to tell you something is wrong. It could be an ankle sprain or a strained ligament. It could be the persistent pain in the neck and shoulders while staring down at a laptop. It could also be the result of an injury or disease.

Custom Orthotics for feet

If you’re experiencing foot pain, orthotics may be your best option for relief. Orthotics are medical devices worn inside shoes to correct structural issues, help with gait problems or to deal with foot pain caused by medical conditions.

Herbs and oils used as naturopathic medicine

If you’ve done any research about alternative medicine, you’ve probably stumbled across the phrase “naturopathic medicine.” In short, it refers to an array of holistic healing approaches used to promote health, wellness and healing. The most popular among them are acupuncture, massage and homeopathy.

chiropodist checking a patient's foot

All year round, we work tirelessly to eat the right food, exercise, etc. while largely ignoring our feet all this time. It’s only after some amount of foot pain or discomfort that we bother to check them out. Hidden under layers of socks and shoes, they often bear the brunt of working throughout the day.

types of arthritis and how they affect a bone

Arthritis is very common, affecting more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children around the world. It is often referred to as “joint pain” or “joint disease” and can affect people of all ages, sexes, and races. But to understand what it is, we need to take a closer look at it along with its causes and symptoms.

identifying Morton's Neuroma

A lot of your work gets done because you have a healthy and functional set of feet that keep you going. But even a slight pain or discomfort to the feet can interrupt your normal functioning.

One such foot condition is Morton’s Neuroma. Let’s get a better understanding of what this condition is.

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Don Valley Health & Wellness – Physiotherapy & Sports Rehabilitation Centre offers physical therapy services such as physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic, osteopathy, and acupuncture. We also have 2 Naturopaths and a Chiropodist on staff full-time. We have orthopedic devices such as custom orthotics and shoes, TENS units, braces/splints, and compression socks/hosiery.

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