Is foot and ankle pain disrupting your life?
Foot and ankle injuries are a fact of fact of life for many people. These injuries can result from participating in sports such as running, medical conditions such as arthritis and diabetes, your work environment or trauma from an accident. When injuries occur, they can have a serious impact on your daily life. You may be unable to continue walking, playing your favourite sports or even performing your usual duties at work.
At Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic we know how to treat common foot injuries – we do it everyday! With proactive treatment, you should be able to make a full recovery in a short time with minimal disruption of your life. Usually within a short period, you are able to return to the activities you love and can start to really enjoy life again.
What is a chiropodist?
A Chiropodist (foot specialist) is a primary health care provider educated exclusively in the assessment, treatment and prevention of foot disorders. Chirpodists provide patients with total nail and skin care, perform nail and soft tissue surgeries under local anaesthetic, and prescribe and fit patients with custom orthotics and orthopedic footwear.
Our Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic chiropodist can effectively treat any type of foot or ankle injury you have experienced.
What can a chiropodist do for me?
Our Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic chiropodist has received extensive training in many different types of treatment for various foot conditions and injuries. Chiropodists can treat heel pain (plantar fasciitis), heel spurs, flat feet, bunions, hammertoes, corns/callouses, ingrown nails, toenail fungus (thick yellow nails), plantar warts, infections, ankle sprains and strains, soft tissue injuries, tendonitis and much more.
A large portion of our practice is dedicated to extensive training for the prescription and fitting of custom foot orthotics using a state-of-the-art 3D laser scanner. Our experienced Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic chiropodist can also perform nail / soft tissue surgery and treat athletic injuries such as running injuries using laser or magnetic bio-stimulation therapy.
Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic
When you have a first develop a foot or ankle injury, it may seem insignificant to you. Many people believe that their pain “will go away on its own”. But in most cases it doesn’t and you need medical care. You do not want just any chiropodist looking after you — you want the best. Tony Abbott D.Ch. and his staff have treated thousands of patients in Collingwood, Wasaga Beach and the surrounding areas. We help individuals heal from their specific foot condition.
Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic provides a full-service clinic for patients, diagnosing and treating their specific injuries using modern technologies. Tony Abbott D.Ch. has created a friendly, inviting office and his positive and caring team work hard to make your overall experience amazing. In addition, you will get the medical attention that you deserve including an accurate assessment of your foot condition, a personalized management plan for you and effective high quality care. You will want to tell your friends and families about your experience here!
If you or someone close to you has sustained a foot or ankle injury in Collingwood / Wasaga Beach, then call Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic today (705) 444-9929. We will do our best to inform and guide you through the healing phase, so you can quickly return to your favourite activities.
A majority of heel pain is caused by a condition known as plantar fasciitis. Resolution of this painful, often debilitating, condition requires following a proven protocol that is customized to your situation.
Treating athletes has always been a passion of Tony Abbott D.Ch. at the Abbott Foot & Ankle Clinic. We treat a variety of golf, tennis and running injuries. We firmly believe being informed about your foot and ankle injury, will allow you to recover more quickly. The resources that we have placed in our foot and ankle sports injury library will help you learn about your specific condition and how we may treat that condition. In addition, we regularly post articles that are of interest to runners on our running blog.
Ingrown Toenails – Surgery
Ingrown toenails can be unbelievable painful, yet the treatment doesn’t have to be. Conservative care is always the first line of treatment in dealing with painful, infected toenails. For more advanced cases, a simple procedure can be performed in the office that will give you permanent relief. We provide all the follow-up care and instruction until you are fully healed.
If you or a family member has thick, yellow, ugly toenails, you may have a fungus in the toenails. Our new fungal nail laser offers a safe and effective way to rid you of the fungus in 2 treatments. Visit our website at www.collingwoodnaillaser.com to learn the answers to many common questions about the nail fungus laser.
Diabetes has the potential to create many devastating effects in your feet. Your circulation and feeling to your feet may be diminished without you even knowing it. This will put you at risk of developing a serious infection or amputation. All Diabetics, Type 1 or Type 2, are recommend to have a Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exam at least annually. These exams can save your foot and your life! Call us today to schedule your Comprehensive Diabetic Foot Exam.
Young feet require special care as they grow and develop so we treat children differently from adults. We have the experience and training to treat your child in a safe and comfortable atmosphere. Call us today at (705) 444-9929 to schedule an appointment to have your child checked.
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