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TORONTO CHIROPODIST, D.Ch., B.Sc., PODIATRIC MEDICINE

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PODIATRIST, DR. MATTHEW ELLSWORTH STATES, "IF YOU HAVE FOOT PAIN, ESPECIALLY IN THE BALL OF YOUR FOOT BETWEEN THE THIRD AND FORTH TOE, YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM MORTON'S NEUROMA. WEARING HIGH HEELS OR TIGHT SHOES INCREASES THE RISK FOR DEVELOPING THIS CONDITION.  LIKEWISE, PARTAKING IN HIGH IMPACT ACTIVITIES, SUCH AS RUNNING, MAY ALSO CAUSE MORTON'S NEUROMA BY SUBJECTING YOUR FEET TO FREQUENT TRAUMA.  LASTLY, IF YOU SUFFER FROM BUNIONS, HAMMERTOES, OR FLAT FEET, YOU HAVE A HIGHER CHANCE OF DEVELOPING A NEUROMA.  THE FIRST DEFENCE TO TREAT MORTON'S NEUROMA IS TO REDUCE THE INFLAMMATION AND THE NERVE INJURY.  THE BEST WAY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS IS TO CHOOSE A PAIR OF SHOES WITH STIFFER SOLES AND COMBINE WITH FELT OR FOAM PADDING AS NEEDED TO DECREASE THE PRESSURE.  ICING AND RESTING THE FOOT CAN ALSO BE EFFECTIVE TREATMENTS TO RELIEVE THE PRESSURE.  CAREFUL AND ROUTINE USE OF IBUPROFEN OR OTHER NSAIDS CAN BE A HELPFUL TREATMENT."

AT OUR TORONTO FOOT CLINIC, ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS WE RECEIVE TREMENDOUS SUCCESS IN TREATING MORTON'S NEUROMA CONSERVATIVELY WITHOUT THE USE OF MEDICATIONS AND SURGERY.  AS STATED ABOVE PROPER FOOTWEAR AND CUSTOM ORTHOTICS AS WELL AS PHYSICAL THERAPY, ICE, EXERCISES, STRETCHING AND MOBILIZATION / MANIPULATION USUALLY DOES THE TRICK.

IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE REQUIRES HONEST, COMPETENT ADVICE, FOOT CARE OR CUSTOM ORTHOTICS THEN LOOK NO FURTHER THAN OUR FOOT CLINIC, TORONTO'S OBVIOUS CHOICE.

BROUGHT TO YOU BY DR. JOHN A. HARDY, OWNER OF ACADEMY FOOT AND ORTHOTIC CLINICS.

 

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416-465-8737

Toronto, ON Chiropodist
Academy Foot and Orthotic

752 BROADVIEW AVENUE
Toronto, ON M4K 2P1 

Across from the Broadview Subway
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CHIROPODIST / FOOT SPECIALIST,  B.Sc. PODIATRIC MEDICINE / ACADEMY FOOT & ORTHOTIC CLINICS, 752 Broadview Ave , Toronto ON, M4K 2P1 416-465-8737