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Think You Have Shin Splints?

‘Shin splints’ is a commonly used term to describe pain in the anterior calf that occurs during physical activity such..

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  • Vancouver Podiatry at Sun Run..

    Over our 20+ years of experience in podiatry, we have had the pleasure of lecturing to Sun Run InTraining Clinic Series runners. They always have great questions and their energy and excitement as they train towards this epic fitness goal..

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  • Need an Orthotic? Make Sure..

    Let’s say your family doctor or podiatrist prescribes you an orthotic for your foot problem. You go to your chiropractor, orthotic store, or physiotherapist to get one made, spend a few hundred dollars, and submit the expense to your Extended..

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  • Are Your “Flat” Feet Causing..

    Your foot health is an important part of overall wellness. While the lyrics “The heel bone connected to the ankle bone, the ankle bone connected to the shin bone …”  may not be anatomically correct, the concept is absolutely right...

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  • Hesitant About Bunion Surgery? Listen..

    If you have a large boney bump on the outside of your foot by your big toe joint, you likely have a bunion. This bump is actually a misalignment of the big toe joint, causing inflammation in the tissue surrounding..

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  • Winter Footwear and Foot Health:..

    With colder weather approaching, you may have packed away your swimsuits and sandals and pulled out the cozy sweaters. You may even have given some thought to winter tires. But have you paid any attention to your winter footwear and foot..

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  • Barefoot Running Shoes / Minimalist..

    Barefoot Running Vancouver Podiatrist, Dr. Roy Mathews, DPM explains the barefoot running trend, barefoot running benefits, and what you need to watch out for when deciding whether or not to wear minimalist running shoes. Vancouver Podiatry is a state-of-the-art clinic..

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  • For The Facts on Vancouver..

    Vancouver podiatrist, Dr. Roy Mathews DPM talks about the top 5 myths about bunion surgery that he has heard from patients over his 20 years of private practice as a podiatrist in Vancouver and New Westminster, BC, Canada.  

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  • CTV News’ Dr. Marla on..

    In this article, CTV News' Dr. Marla reviews heel pain and bunions.  It's a good basic overview. Unfortunately, she mentions laser surgery for bunions which in our experience, doesn't work as laser does not cut bone and can not permanent..

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  • Runner’s Toe: How To Avoid..

    Check out this article in Chatelaine Magazine quoting Vancouver Podiatry's Dr. Roy Mathews DPM about "runner's toe" and how to avoid this unsightly and painful condition. Run for long enough, and sooner or later, you’ll find yourself with a black..

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