Foot Care Blog

Topics to help you learn about podiatry and taking care of your feet!

Will Athlete’s Foot Go Away on Its Own?

Will Athlete’s Foot Go Away on Its Own?

Athlete's foot is an extremely common fungal infection that can affect the feet. Many people will suffer from it at some point in their lives. Here at Island Foot Clinics in Kelowna, we are often asked if treatment is necessary, or will the infection go away on its...

Top Causes of Foot Pain

Top Causes of Foot Pain

Are you currently suffering from foot pain? If so, our caring providers at Island Foot Clinics in Kelowna, Nanaimo, Victoria, Campbell River, Prince George, Terrace, and Williams Lake, BC will determine the cause of your pain and develop a treatment plan to alleviate...

Is Corn Removal Permanent?

Is Corn Removal Permanent?

Corn removal may be the last thing you want to think about, but it's important to your overall health and well-being. It's also relatively simple. The key is in finding the cause so you can adjust as necessary and get back to walking pain-free.Is Corn Removal...

What Does a Podiatrist Treat?

What Does a Podiatrist Treat?

If you've ever suffered from an issue related to your feet, you know how debilitating this can be. Not only is it painful and irritating, but it affects your whole body and your ability to move around and interact with the world. When recovering from a foot injury or...

7 Serious Types of Foot and Ankle Injuries

7 Serious Types of Foot and Ankle Injuries

There are numerous minor foot and ankle injuries that you can treat at home, usually with rest, an ice or heat pack, and some over-the-counter medications. However, some severe injuries require immediate medical attention to treat the injury, prevent it from getting...

Is Your Back Pain Caused by Your Feet?

Is Your Back Pain Caused by Your Feet?

Have you ever wondered if the pain in your back is caused by something other than a pulled muscle? It turns out there are many different contributors to back pain - including foot problems that are associated with poor posture. It might not seem like it, but the...

Why Visit a Foot Doctor?

Why Visit a Foot Doctor?

Did you know that you can see a specialist for your foot problems? You don't have to settle for unspecialized treatment from your primary care physician when you can access all the knowledge and training of a foot doctor to ensure you're getting the right treatment...

Top 13 Things You Can Do for Diabetic Foot Problems

Top 13 Things You Can Do for Diabetic Foot Problems

Diabetes is a serious disease that can damage the nerves in your feet, causing a condition called sensory diabetic neuropathy, which can then prevent you from feeling sores or cuts on your feet. If these cuts or sores are left untreated, they can become infected,...

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