Reducing Foot Pain and Improving Foot Health


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 27-Sep-2016

Given that the average person takes between 5,000 to 10,000 steps a day (or roughly 185,000km over a lifetime), it’s not surprising that we see a large number of patients suffering from various types of acute and chronic foot pain including things like tendonitis, heel spurs, bunions or Morton’s Neuroma (nerve compression). However, while there is a variety of symptoms and conditions, the caused is often the same; poor foot health, or more specifically, poor arches and limited strength/mobility (poor bio-mechanics).

In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville talks about the importance of proper foot health and demonstrates some tools and techniques that can help to provide greater strength and support to your feet. We’ve also included a companion video below demonstrating an “Active Arch” exercise:

 

 


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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