Winter and High Heels 

By |December 12th, 2016|

High heeled winter boots dangerous on ice and snow
This winter’s fashionable high-heeled boots put women at risk for slips, falls, and injuries on ice and snow, These popular boots typically feature tall, spiked heels and narrow, pointed toes.
Wearing high-heels makes you more unstable when walking or standing on dry surfaces, […]

Holidays and the Gym

By |December 12th, 2016|

Holidays are a wonderful time to be merry with your friends and family and indulge in a few extra food and drinks. The key is to maintain a good healthy schedule at the gym and remain active, not just for a few weeks in a New Years resolution.

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60 Second Screening

By |October 6th, 2016|

60 seconds to stomp out cancer
Foot melanoma is the deadliest cancer, but routine foot self-exams can increase early detection, survival
The next time you clip your toenails, take a closer look at the rest of your feet. An extra 60 seconds could save your life.
Routine self-examinations of the feet are an […]

Care in the sun

By |June 30th, 2016|

As the long weekend and holiday season approaches, please take extra care of your feet if you will be spending time outdoors!

Diabetic Care

By |May 16th, 2016|

Keeping our diabetic patients safe and preventing problems is one our number one priorities.

Here’s a handy chart for our patients to utilize:

Don’t be slowed down by Gout. Here’s what you need to know! 

By |April 27th, 2016|

Gout
What Is Gout?

Gout is a disorder that results from the build-up of uric acid in the tissues or a joint. It most often affects the joint of the big toe.
Causes

Gout attacks are caused by deposits of crystallized uric acid in the joint. Uric acid is present in the blood and […]

Sports season is here! 

By |April 4th, 2016|

It’s the time of the year to get those young athletes signed up for spring and summer sports, but please be careful with your child’s foot health. Here are some tips to ensure a great season lies ahead!  

Tips for Athlete’s Foot

By |March 2nd, 2016|

Athlete’s Foot can afflict anyone, whether an actual athlete or not! Below are some tips and pearls shared by Dr. Krista Archer DPM from Brooklyn, NY.

Anyone who’s had athlete’s foot is very familiar with the symptoms: an itching, burning and/or stinging sensation accompanied by a scaly, peeling rash. Some forms […]

Sunlight Importance

By |February 9th, 2016|

A recent study in the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery reveals that patients with vitamin D deficiency are more prone to having stress fractures. 

During the winter months, there is less exposure to sunlight and this can reduce the amount of vitamin D available to the body. After a long […]

Seasons Greetings

By |December 26th, 2015|

A Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all from the staff at Markham Podiatry. May your days be filled with joy while spent with loved ones. 
Just a reminder; our office is open for appointments on Monday the 28th through Wednesday the 30th. Appointments can still be made by calling the […]