Consult a Podiatrist in Montreal

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Foot problems are the lot of a significant segment of the population. They can appear from early childhood and at any time in our lives. Some medical conditions can also be responsible and cause other foot problems. Certain conditions can be prevented if the patient care is done on time. If left untreated, they can get worse and become difficult to treat or even irreversible. Consult a Podiatrist in Montreal , Town of Mount Royal, West Island, Laval or Gatineau at the Union MD multidisciplinary clinic for the ideal solution to your foot problems.

What is podiatry?

 Podiatry is the medical science that studies and treats foot and ankle anomalies.


What is a Podiatrist?

 The Podiatrist, a doctor of podiatric medicine, is a healthcare professional who diagnoses and treats anomalies and diseases of the foot. The Podiatrist has the expertise and skills to relieve pain in the feet, joints and muscles. In order to treat you, the Podiatrist uses surgical, medicinal, pharmaceutical, mechanical and chemical means. In addition, the Podiatrist holds a radiology permit.


What are the problems that a Podiatrist can treat ?

The Podiatrist can treat many problems that occur in the lower limbs (feet, heels, ankles, legs, lower back, hips and joints) in both children and adults. Here is a non-exhaustive list of the conditions the Podiatrist can diagnose and treat:

  • Plantar warts (laser or chemical treatment)
  • Bunions (Hallux Abducto-Valgus)
  • Foot and heel pain
  • Gait and posture analysis for children and adults.
  • Complete biomechanical examination
  • Custom-made orthotics specifically for your condition
  • Fractures and trauma
  • Flat feet
  • Cavus feet
  • Sports medicine (ankle sprains, foot injuries and more).
  • Therapeutic taping and
  • Tendonitis (Achilles, etc)
  • Plantar fasciitis (Heel spur)
  • Morton’s neuroma
  • Cortisone injection
  • Viscosupplementation (Hyaluronic acid injection)
  • Ingrown toenail (permanent treatment)
  • Hammer toes, Claw toes
  • Forefoot pain (metatarsalgia)
  • Certain dermatological lesion such as itchiness, Calluses and Corns
  • Fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and mycotic nails
  • Nail culture
  • Soft tissue biopsy
  • Cyst and Bursa
  • Arthritis, Arthroses, Gout
  • Diabetic foot
  • Prevention and treatment of wounds
  • Podopediatrics (baby and kids feet)
  • Growing pain in children
  • Sever’s disease (Calcaneal apophysitis) La maladie de Sever’s (apophysite calcanéenne)
  • In-toe gait
  • Toe-walking gait

In addition to being able to relieve and alleviate your pain, the Podiatrist can perform a complete biomechanical examination and prescribe, manufacture or modify custom-made orthotics made for your condition in order to treat and correct a foot problem. The podiatrist can prescribe orthopedic shoes and perform bone surgeries, if qualified.

When and why should I consult a Podiatrist ?

In order to consult a podiatrist, no medical referral is needed. Consulting a Podiatrist is required as soon as you notice pain in the above-mentionned list. If you notice changes in your foot shape, do not hesitate to contact a qualified Podiatrist as soon as possible.

The Podiatrist is your best friend when it comes to your foot problems. The Podiatrist can help alleviate your pain and help you lead a normal life. It is important to understand that certain foot problems can have unfortunate consequences on your overall health: flat feet can in the long term, and if not treated very early, deform the spine with all the risks that this can. behave, and thus make your life difficult. This is why you should never take these problems lightly.


When should you consult a Podiatrist for you child ?

In order to reassure your child’s good development, the examination of his feet by the Podiatrist is very important. When you notice that your child:

  • Sits in a « W » position
  • Has an in-toe (internal) gait
  • Has a toe-walking gait
  • Falls frequently
  • Tires quickly during physical activities
  • Has gait and posture
  • Complains of pain

Make an appointment…

Our Podiatric Care Center in Montreal , Town of Mount Royal, West Island, Laval and Gatineau are multidisciplinary clinics that feature the best treatments available on the market to treat your foot problems and various medical conditions, such as dermatological problems, alopecia, foot complications associated with diabetes, and even more. Trust our highly qualified Podiatrist to help you improve the health of your feet as well as your daily life. Contact us without delay to make an appointment at 514-400-3291.

* No medical referral needed
* Reimbursed by most healthcare insurance plans.

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