Footcare is the treatment of common foot conditions such as Plantar Fasciitis, calluses, warts and diabetic foot. The practice of Chiropody is the assessment of the foot and legs including the biomechanical relationship between the lower legs and spine. It also includes the treatment and prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot by medication, surgical methods, modalities such as ultrasound and Shock Wave as well as providing orthotics.
At Physiomobility clinic, we put your health in the hands of professionals, each with proper training and experience in their field. When it comes to your foot health, this is no exception. Whether it is a sore callus, an ingrown toenail or a more complicated foot biomechanical condition, we have the right professional for you.
Our chiropodist provides care to a wide range of patients and works closely with the rest of your care team. In many cases, our physiotherapists, chiropractors or massage therapists may advise you to consult with our chiropodist to assess the biomechanical performance of your feet. Our Chiropodist is also an important part of our team providing care for our diabetic patients, providing preventative measures diabetic foot and in cases when a wound exists, providing treatment for the patient.
Typically, conditions such as treating ingrown toenail or calluses, treatment sessions are spaced 4-6 weeks. Orthotic assessments are typically once a year and occasionally once every two years.
It depends on your health insurance plan. If you have coverage for chiropody or podiatry, your treatments by Physiomobility’s chiropodist will likely be covered. We encourage our clients to contact their insurance provider and inquire about the coverage. Our chiropody services are not covered by OHIP. Our clients aged over 65 enjoy a special discount.