Category Archives: Preventive Care

There are many simple ways to prevent back, knee and foot problems. Many are simple lifestyle changes such as adopting healthy habits, initiating hygiene routines or making healthy footwear choices. Taking these preventive measures is usually easier than treating problems after they occur. Contact us at 604-339-2878 and we can help.

Are Custom Orthotics Worth It?

06 Apr

custom-orthotics

Custom orthotics can be pricey ranging from $400-$600 in costs but very often they are covered by medical insurance policies. It’s best to check with your coverage provider. The cost covers…

Winter Foot Care Tips

23 Dec

Winter Feet Care

We had a beautiful Summer in Vancouver, as we usually do, and now we are in the rainy season where we will be enduring wet weather for probably…

How to Stay Hydrated During Summer

24 Aug

how to stay hydrated

It’s Summer and it’s the time for long hot days with plenty of activity. These two factors lead to increased perspiration and greater opportunities for the…

How to Buy Healthy, Comfortable Shoes

10 Apr

comfortable shoes

Buying good, comfortable shoes will reduce or eliminate foot pain and also prevent future problems from developing. Good shoes can also reduce the stress on your knees, hips and…

Winter Foot Care Guide

19 Feb

 

winter foot care

The Winter months wreak havoc on the skin. The air is cold and blistering while indoors it’s warm and dry. This combination leads to dry skin and moisture in our wet…

The Basics of Foot Care for Diabetics

14 Jun

diabetic foot care

Proper footwear is an important part of an overall treatment program for people with diabetes, even for those in the earliest stages of the disease. If there is any evidence of…

3 Easy Ways to Avoid Summer Foot Injuries

01 May

summer foot issues

Everyone looks forward to the Summer where they can shed their heavy shoes and go with lighter, airier styles. While Summer sandals and shoes are well ventilated and comfortable to wear…