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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!...

As a child grows and develops, it is normal for their feet and legs to go through considerable changes. From birth to about 10-years-old, the long arch of the foot is expected to transition from “flat footedness” to “normal.” It is during this slow and...

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...

If you have attended a basketball game lately or noticed runners passing by in the park, you may wonder when “retro” knee high sports socks came back in to fashion. Well, this time around, it would appear the 1970’s looking socks are more for...

For individuals in the workforce, increased time spent on their feet can be quite fatiguing.  Often employment positions in sales, service and factory work requires individuals to stand and/or walk for eight to twelve hours a day, three to six consecutive days a week.  Eventually...

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...

It is holiday time – which means braving long lines, running out to grab an ingredient and spending hours on prep time in the kitchen. How will your feet and legs survive the pounding of pavements and hours of standing? Easy – simply follow our...

Do you find that your feet or legs hurt from standing during the day? What if your job requires you to stand for long periods of time? The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) states that 2 out of every 3 workers suffer...

If you were aware that most nail polishes contain toxins, chemicals, preservatives and possible carcinogens, would you think twice the next time you took your daughter or mother for a pedicure? Formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate (DBP) are often referred to as the “toxic trio”...