No Small Feat: Chiropody Sock Drive Makes Michener History

Thanks to the generosity of a small Newfoundland community and some friendly competition, the Chiropody program’s annual sock drive has made Michener history. Each year throughout the month of May, Michener’s second-year chiropody class collects new, unworn socks to raise awareness of Foot Health Month and support Toronto’s homeless community. This year, they nearly tripled…

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Advice on Footwear for Kids

Are you a parent looking for advice when purchasing new summer shoes for children? Even though kids can run around in just about anything, their shoes should still provide foot support in the form of arch padding  and a strong heel back. Be wary of  flimsy canvas shoes and certain types of sandals! They may…

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May is Foot Health Month: Foot care for people with diabetes

May is Foot Health Month and the Michener chiropody program is raising awareness of proper foot care and good foot health. Healthy feet are important to the overall health of people with diabetes, but foot problems remain a major health concern. People with diabetes often experience poor blood flow (arterial insufficiency) and nerve damage (neuropathy)…

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Foot Health Month: Choosing summer footwear that looks and feels great

May is Foot Health Month, and the Michener Chiropody program is raising awareness of proper foot care and good foot health. Though it doesn’t always feel like it, summer is quickly approaching. Before grabbing your sandals, consider the toll seasonal footwear may be taking on your feet. Whether it’s long walks or outdoor sports, many…

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The Neglected Foot: Foot Health Month

While foot problems are common, they do not mean people should be resigned to living with pain. The month of May has been designated Foot Health Month and the Michener Chiropody program is raising awareness of proper foot care and good foot health. From eating better foods to getting the right amount of sleep and…

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