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 […]

Early sign of osteoporosis?

By |December 3rd, 2015|

Is Your Foot Fracture an Early Sign of Osteoporosis?
Unexplained foot fractures may be the first sign of osteoporosis, a bone thinning disease which affects just under 1/10th of the population each year.

Osteoporosis is frequently referred to as the “silent crippler” since it often progresses without any symptoms or isn’t diagnosed […]

Pan Am 2015

By |July 26th, 2015|

Well, today marks the end of the Pan Am Games in Toronto, and with it a very busy period for myself. For the duration of the games, I have been lucky to be one of the clinicians helping at the PolyClinic alongside some of the best and brightest doctors of […]

Pregnancy doesn’t mean achy feet

By |May 28th, 2015|

“Oh my aching feet” is a phrase you hear often from pregnant women. But, are sore feet a symptom they just must deal with during pregnancy? According to Markham Podiatry Clinicician Tej Sahota DPM, AACFAS, the answer is “no.” There are many remedies available to help alleviate the foot pain. 

Tej […]

Skin Cancer on the Feet

By |May 27th, 2015|

When at the pool or lake we all lather up with sun screen to protect our skin from the harmful rays of the sun. But do we remember to apply sunscreen to our feet?

Many don’t realize skin cancer can occur on the feet from unprotected sun exposure, and overlook applying […]

Beach Safety

By |March 18th, 2015|

Spring break or March break means that many families will be heading south for some fun in the sun, but please read up on these tips to have safe fun on the beach;Puncture Wounds and CutsWear shoes to protect your feet from puncture wounds and cuts caused by sea shells, […]

CrossFit Injuries

By |March 4th, 2015|

CrossFit is the newest exercise trend and growing in popularity amongst many fitness conscious people, but what do we know about managing #CrossFit injuries? A detailed examination with emphasis on Podiatric injuries is discussed in this new article on Podiatry Today Online.

 

http://www.podiatrytoday.com/key-insights-managing-crossfit-injuries

Welcome to the new Markham Podiatry

By |February 28th, 2015|

 

Welcome to the new Markham Podiatry. Where we have lost nothing from the years of an established reputation for our patients, but made some changes to allow us to serve our patients better.

First, you’ll notice that our hours and days have increased, including the addition of weekend hours. This allows […]