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...

A golf swing can create strain on muscles in the feet, legs, abdomen and back. The fact that the game is usually played on a hilly terrain increases these forces, leading to a higher probability of injury. Proper warm-up and stretching exercises specific to golf...

You probably recall the childhood song  – “the foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone…” While this may have been a broad simplification, there is great truth in this elementary school tune. The human body is like...

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...

Diabetes affects the lives of more than 9 million Canadians. Many people have diabetes and don’t even know. Diabetes is the inability to make or properly use insulin, and it impairs the body’s ability to convert sugars, starches and other foods into energy....

Contrary to what some might think, orthotics are not just for grandparents. They are useful devices for people with diabetes and arthritis and in supporting foot wound care; but orthotics aren’t just for older people. Orthotics can help people of all ages – even children!...

Foot pain can be debilitating! Where you go for help can mean the difference between living with foot pain (which can also include leg, hip, and back pain), and finding ongoing relief so you can maintain a healthy lifestyle. In choosing BioPed Footcare to...

You probably recall the childhood song  – “the foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bone’s connected to the leg bone…” While this may have been a broad simplification, there is great truth in this elementary school tune. The human body is like...