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Healthy Feet. Woman With Beautiful Feet On White Towel.

Healthy Feet, As employees spend significant time at their desks in office settings, it’s crucial to prioritize workplace ergonomics to support overall health and well-being. One area that often goes overlooked is foot health.  Healthy feet are essential for maintaining proper posture, preventing musculoskeletal issues, and ensuring overall comfort throughout the workday.  In this blog…

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Custom Orthotics. Doctor Consulting Patient On Custom Orthotic Insoles In A Clinic.

Custom Orthotics, Maintaining good posture and having a healthy gait are essential for overall musculoskeletal health. Poor posture and abnormal gait patterns can lead to various foot and lower limb issues.  Custom orthotics can improve posture and restore a normal gait in such cases. This blog will explore the connection between posture, gait, and custom…

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Custom Orthotics. Orthosis For Foot Deformity Or Mobility Impaired for children.

In the journey towards adulthood, children’s bodies undergo various physical changes, with one of the most prominent being the development of their feet. Young feet require special care and attention to grow and function properly. This is where custom orthotics come into play.  At Healthy Steps Pedorthic Clinic, understanding the importance of foot development and…

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Orthopedist Conducts Exam on patients foot for custom orthotics fitting

Why Do You Need Custom Orthotics? You may be tempted to buy cheap store-bought insoles if you have foot pain or discomfort. But these can make things worse.  If your foot is supported correctly and stable, it’s more likely to be more comfortable and less prone to injury. That’s why custom orthotics are a better…

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Pedorthist diagnosed pain in the foot, health problems

A Pedorthist is educated to treat and manage foot and lower leg problems. They evaluate, fit, and provide custom footwear and other devices to treat conditions such as bunions, hammertoes, and Morton’s neuroma.  Who Do Pedorthist Work With Pedorthists also work with individuals with poor toe alignment or other foot conditions affecting their ability to…

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Back To School Healthy Steps Shoe Shopping Tips For Kids

It’s back to school time for your children and now that it’s a return to in-class new shoes could be top of mind. I’d like to introduce myself. I am Richard May, one of three Canadian certified pedorthists at Healthy Steps Pedorthic Clinic in Barrhaven. Here are some of my shoe shopping tips and tricks…

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Bunion illustration

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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custom shoes ottawa

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.…

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