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Walking the Right Path Crookedly? The Benefits of a Biomechanical Analysis

Most often than not, we tend to notice a problem once we start to experience pain. The same goes for our feet. Foot pain is usually the tell-tale sign that something isn’t right. Unfortunately, when you start to feel pain, it’s usually too late. The problem has started its course and sometimes its irreversible.

Try to tackle the problem before you start to develop symptoms. How? Start by observing your feet. Look down at your feet occasionally and check to see if you notice anything usual. Look for things like calluses, corns, bunions, hammertoes. Check your arch profile when you are standing -maybe your feet are unusually flat or perhaps your feet are very rigid and high arched. Do your toes point inward (also known as in-toeing or pigeon-toed) or point outward resembling the stance of a penguin? Maybe your feet roll inward towards your arches as you walk.

If you aren’t sure if you have any issues with your feet just by looking at them, check your shoes. Your footwear, including how quick they wear down may contain good clues on the general position of your feet as well as where your feet are taking on the greatest amount of stress.
Finally, pay attention at the feet of your family members (i.e. parents, grandparents, great grandparents), if they have horrible bunions then there is a good chance you may develop them yourself.

Once you are convinced something is not right with your feet but you’re just not sure exactly what it is, it may be worth your while to book an appointment with a licensed chiropodist to take closer look.

A Chiropodist is a health care professional who specializes in the assessment, management, and prevention of dysfunctions, disorders, and diseases of the foot. At your appointment, he or she will perform a biomechanical assessment that concludes your gait analysis to examine any foot and lower limb abnormalities that need to be addressed.

Biomechanical assessment will consist of examining the range of motion of all the major joints in the foot, ankle, hip and knee, looking for abnormal angulation of the bones/joints, and checking for symmetry between the left and right sides of the body. Abnormalities usually lead to compensations and compensations lead to problems. Overall, a chiropodist will be able to determine and pinpoint where you may be exhibiting faulty mechanics that can eventually lead to foot pain and foot deformities.

Have a professional look at your feet through the lens of years of education and experience. Book an appointment today with one of our chiropodists at Feet First Clinic to help prevent any complications or issues in the future.

Don’t just manage the pain, prevent it.

Here’s to Many More Years of Foot Care!

At Feet First Clinic, we’re always excited to welcome new clients! After a successful 12 years of treating our amazing patients, we’re ready to continue offering only the best foot care services and products. Give us a call to ask our friendly staff any questions you may have! Our Toronto foot specialists are ready to help!

Call us at 416-769-3338 or Book Your Assessment Today!

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Emily

Administrative Assistant

Emily is the newest addition to the Feet First family. She assists with the clinic’s accounting and finances, as well as all the behind-the-scenes work that keeps the clinic running smoothly. In addition to her accounting smarts, she brings sunshine and positivity to everyone at Feet First Clinic.

Erica Halpern

Marketing and Administrative Assistant (She/Her)

Part of our administrative support staff, Erica also works behind the scenes writing and editing content for our website and blog. She loves researching and writing educational content to help patients and anyone dealing with pain. When she’s not busy in the clinic, you’ll find her at her local gym, exploring underground music, hiking with friends, or cheering on her favourite sports teams (Go Jays!). She also loves huskies!

Sophie Rudahigan

Clinic Administrator (She/Her)
Sophie prides herself on providing top-tier customer service. She is here to ensure a smooth visit for all clients. In addition to overseeing the clinic’s administration and day-to-day operations, she maintains the cosmetic appearance of the store. She is the magic behind our elaborate display case designs and also ensures the clinic is stocked with stylish (but still orthopedic!) footwear options for all ages.

Bianca Carter

CEO (She/Her)

Day in and out, Bianca works hard to ensure Feet First Clinic runs smoothly. Customer service is at the top of her list and she treats every customer like family. Bianca has a passion for fitness and is dedicated to helping people take care of their feet and body. There is no problem that she can’t solve and she believes that where there is a will, there’s a way.

Carolina Charles

Patient Relation Coordinator (She/Her)

If you’ve been to the clinic before, chances are you had the pleasure of meeting Carolina! Carolina’s daily goal is going above and beyond to make sure patients are always completely satisfied. Having worked in the podiatry industry for 22 years, Carolina brings a wealth of knowledge pertaining to client service, insurance policies, and procedures.​ She steers the ship to make sure everything runs smoothly on the daily. Carolina is known for spicing up every outfit with her signature costume jewellery.