Archive for October, 2013

A "SOFT" Approach to Foot Pain

For anyone suffering from foot, heel, or ankle pain, the there’s nothing “soft” about it. In fact, the “hard” truth is that the pain can be so severe as to become debilitating. However, the acronym “SOFT” (Structure, Over-use, Footwear, Trauma) is a helpful way for patients to understand foot-related pain and some of the things […]

A Matter of Life and Limb

Readers of our blogs often compliment the fact that we provide helpful health facts with a bit of humour. However, there are some topics where the reality is anything but funny. Such is the case with a statistic released by Health Canada late last month that there are over 2,000 diabetes-related lower-limb amputations in this […]