Over 4.5 million Canadians have arthritis and in the coming years, this number will continue to grow. It is quite common for arthritis to be present in the hips, knees, ankles or feet. It can arise with age, from normal wear and tear on the...

Contrary to popular belief, our shoe size continues to change as we age! Weight gain or loss, pregnancy and the effects of aging are all common causes for changes in the length and width of our feet. If you haven’t measured your feet in...

VIDEO: If you find that your heels hurt in the morning, it is likely due to a condition called Plantar Fasciitis (pronounced "PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus"). It is the most common foot pain condition and we see it everyday in BioPed Footcare's 75+ locations across...

Why are custom orthotics important? Well, next time you put on your favourite shoes, take a moment to check out the insoles. Often times, you’ll find there’s not a lot in there! Manufacturers typically use thin liners or generic foam insoles that do...

A good foot specialist that fits you with the proper shoes for your feet is like an eye specialist finding the perfect glasses for your eyes - both are important to your overall health. Our feet are incredible biomechanical structures and require expert care! ...

Foot pain can return with a vengeance in the early spring! Despite wearing good shoes, it’s normal for heel pain to appear in the early spring thanks to a number of factors. During the cold winter months, we usually wear cozy boots and slippers...

Fallen arches are commonly referred to as flat feet because the feet appear to have a low inside arch, especially when standing. These feet may point away from the midline of the body. Functionally, the arch of the foot is similar in construction...

With 33 joints in the foot, one of them is bound to be bothersome at some point. The big toe joint can be painful as a result of a number of conditions. Whether you are young or old, an athlete or sedentary, the big toe...