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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...

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 not provide any support to the arches of...

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...

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....