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February 2017

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New Soles

Have your shoes done too much work?

Do you have a pair of shoes you can’t imagine parting with? Have you had them for years and worn them for every special occasion? Are they your go-to, every day, favourites or are they a lucky pair of athletic shoes that helped you win an important championship?

Whether it is comfort, style or emotional attachment many people have at least one pair of shoes they wear all the time. As footwear specialists, Canadian Certified Pedorthists recommend shoes be replaced every 8-10 months or every 2,500 km as they wear out and lose their effectiveness. However, we also understand people want to hold on to some special pairs longer. Here’s what I recommend:

Recently Diagnosed with Diabetes?

If you or a family member have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, you’re probably feeling overwhelmed by the adjustments you have to make to stay healthy. The good news is you don’t have to stop doing your favourite activities. On the contrary, an active lifestyle is important to staying healthy. However, diabetes can have a serious impact on the well-being of your feet so you need to stay on top of all foot-related issues to prevent small concerns from becoming serious problems.