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Get Inspired to Eat Healthy This Fall

September 11, 2019

It’s fall harvest time of year, back to making school lunches and back to the activities. It’s also time to change up your weekly meal plan with warmer, heartier recipes. As a Dietitian at Healthy Steps, meal planning is a frequent issue I work on with clients. It is one of the essentials to being…

Don’t get stuck with sore feet this summer!

Don’t Get Stuck With Sore Feet This Summer!

July 17, 2019

Summer is the time to get out your sandals and give your feet some fresh air, this can often contribute to many foot problems including overuse injuries and nasty blisters. Finding the right sandals that fit and function well can be a daunting task. Here are some helpful tips to make sandal season more enjoyable…

The Benefits of Using Rock Tape

The Benefits of Using Rock Tape

May 23, 2019

Getting back into a sport or activity after the long winter? Training for a charity run or walk? Rock tape can provide the relief you are looking for to stay in the game. Convenient to carry, easy to apply, and powerfully effective in its results, kinesiology tape is commonly used for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis,…

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What Diabetes Means for Your Feet

March 23, 2019

Diabetes is a complicated disease that implicates the whole body and that could lead to severe complications if left untreated. As it is becoming more prevalent amongst Canadians, it is important to be educated on the subject, which will help prevent the progression of any of its possible complications. The estimated Canadian pre-diabetes prevalence (age…

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Bunions? How to Avoid Pain and Surgery

March 23, 2019

A bunion refers to a bump or enlarged thickening located on the large joint of your big toe. Bunions are a common foot problem affecting more women than men and can develop at an early age or later in life. Depending on how they develop some bunions may not be painful. They usually grow in…

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Shoe shopping should be done in-person, not online

November 20, 2018

Online shopping is a wonderful time saving tool that continues to grow in popularity. The convenience of being able to order the products you need at any time of day or night and have them shipped directly to your door is invaluable. However, when it comes to footwear, online shopping is rarely a good decision.…