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Knee Pain during Physical Activity
15Apr

Knee Pain during Physical Activity

The body is full of bursaes in the body but many aren’t sure as to what they are. Bursa around the body are cushion-like and small structures that act like a smooth gliding surface and padding for two different structures such as that between bones and tendons. As tendons and muscles around the knee there […]

Peripheral Neuropathy – What you NEED to know!
24Feb

Peripheral Neuropathy – What you NEED to know!

Peripheral Neuropathy – What you NEED to know! Peripheral neuropathy is such a complex subject, that it is very common to become overwhelmed. At Foot HQ, we created this brief overview to help clear up some of the confusion.  To be formally diagnosed, your podiatrist will first perform nerve and blood flow examinations – all […]

4 SIGNS YOU HAVE WEAK GLUTES
01Jan

4 SIGNS YOU HAVE WEAK GLUTES

The glutes are the powerhouse of the lower body, designed to be powerful to produce true base force for the legs and torso. Weak glutes can lead to a ton of red flags 🚩 such as : ❌ Increased risk of lower body injury ❌ Poor posture ❌ Bad running form ❌ Poor balance ❌ […]

How Can a Podiatrist Help?
23Nov

How Can a Podiatrist Help?

How Can a Podiatrist Help?   Podiatry is a very small field in comparison to bigger health fields such a general practitioner doctors, physiotherapists, psychologist and many more.  Our feet are very important indicators with how our body is contacting the ground and whether they’re in good shape or not depends on how the mechanics […]

Flat Feet Phenomenon
23Nov

Flat Feet Phenomenon

Flat Feet Phenomenon   Over the years we’ve become more educated on the idea that flat feet don’t just pop out of nowhere. We have come to realize that flat feet are a combination of genetics and environmental factors such as the surfaces we most commonly walk on which in most cases are nice flat […]

Do I have an Ingrown Toenail?
23Nov

Do I have an Ingrown Toenail?

Do I have an Ingrown Toenail?   What is an Ingrown Toenail? From all the problems in the world, how can my toe give me so much pain? Well, it is almost like an accumulative effort of poor footwear choices with a hint of genetics that brought you to this nagging pain down your nail. […]

The World of Fungal Nails
23Nov

The World of Fungal Nails

The World of Fungal Nails   KeryFlex can be thought about as the “No Cape” hero to fungal infected nails. Nails that have taken damage through work, sport or a simple stub of the toe on the corner of the bed can leave the condition of the nails on your toes sub-par.  The KeryFlex treatment […]

Our Feet need Sunlight too!
23Nov

Our Feet need Sunlight too!

Our Feet need Sunlight too! Our feet are left in shoes and socks all day that we sometimes forget that they need sunlight too! As little as 15 minutes a day of direct sunlight to the feet can allow for much more Vitamin D to be absorbed to the body considering the amount of receptors […]

Athlete’s Foot
23Nov

Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s Foot For those that don’t know what ‘Athlete’s Foot’ is, it is a common fungal infection in the feet that can otherwise be known as “tinea pedis” in medical terms. The fungal infection presents in the feet sometimes as a white or red apperance, chalky texture (looking like dry skin), small rings of erroded […]

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