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Compression stockings are designed to reduce swelling and prevent discomfort. In this guide, we’ll discuss how to choose the right compression stockings and offer some tips to get the best results. How to choose compression stockings There is a diverse range of compression stockings available. Compression socks can be beneficial for people with a broad…

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Your feet are the foundation for your body. They offer essential support that can impact the rest of your alignment. It’s easy to understand how problems with your feet can have an adverse effect on the rest of your body, including pains and muscle aches. While some people may get used to the aches and…

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Foot pain is not fun, and it can make your life difficult. Depending on your occupation, most people spend at least four hours or more standing. When it becomes painful to even spend a few minutes on your feet, it can cause major problems. But you may not know who to see to get your…

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compression therapy

Our bodies are well-built machines. We often take for granted how easily they function. Until we experience some pain or discomfort. And when your feet or legs ache, it can be unbearable. You’re no longer able to do the things you did before. Your blood circulation plays a crucial role in your overall health. Did…

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Hockey skates orthotics

Whether you are a high-performance athlete or a recreational skater, a pedorthist can help make your skates more comfortable, increase your skating performance and prevent injuries from occurring. If you are a hockey player, the most important piece of equipment is no doubt going to be your skates. You spent time at the pro shop…

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dietitian ottawa

With March being Nutrition Month across Canada, we decided to dig a little deeper and interview a Dietitian to explore how healthy eating can improve our overall health and more specifically, the health of our feet. Dietitians are the trusted professional when it comes to reliable evidence-based food and nutrition advise as Pedorthists are for…

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dietitian ottawa

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…

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The Benefits of Using Rock Tape

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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