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Podiatry Services in New Glasgow and Truro

A Podiatrist Can Treat Your Skin and Nail issues.....

Podiatrists/chiropodists are healthcare professionals able to diagnose and treat abnormal conditions of the feet and lower limbs. HealthWalks offers podiatry services at our clinics in New Glasgow and Truro, Nova Scotia as well as foot care nursing.

 

We treat clients from as far away as Amherst, Pictou, Elmsdale, Enfield, Antigonish and Cape Breton. Please contact us to arrange an appointment with our foot care specialists.

 

Podiatry Services include:

  • Musculoskeletal assessment and diagnosis of foot pain.
     

  • Foot and ankle mobilizations - FMT, foot mobilization therapy
     

  • Plantar Fasciitis assessment.
     

  • Toenail problems, such as thickened toenails, fungal nail infections or ingrown toenails. See detailed treatment approach for fungal nails here.
     

  • Treatment of ingrown toenails. Treatment may involve conservative treatment or full or partial nail removal surgery done in office
     

  • Hard skin, corn and callus removal 
     

  • Regular nail care
     

  • Diabetic foot assessment and foot care with footwear advice
     

  • Wound care
     

  • Treatment of verrucas/warts
     

  • Recommend custom foot orthotics including writing the prescription for your insurance company. Most podiatrist DO NOT specialize in providing and fitting orthotics and therefore we book you in with our orthotic specialist, pedorthist, Karey Fleming, owner.
     

  • Dry and cracked heel treatment
     

  • General foot care advice on how to look after your feet and what type of shoes to wear
     

  • Temporary toenail reconstruction for those with partial nail or deformed nails

 

See below for treatment options and pricing.

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Have You Heard?

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Easier Than Ever.

Proven, painless, Health Canada approved, and safe treatment option available at HealthWalks Podiatry Clinic, Truro location. This treatment is invoiced as podiatry treatment and therefore covered by most insurance companies. Check yours to confirm.

Your Wart Solution

Many people avoid treating their warts as they may be shy for others to see them. The important thing to remember is that
the first step to getting rid of your warts is to actually treat them! Avoiding treatment can make them worse and/or last longer. We decried the wart and use Canthrone to treat the wart. This process can take up to 5 treatments.

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What happens during your consultation?
 

 

When you book, we will determine from what you tell us you need if you will see the podiatrist for a:

 

1. Biomechanical Consultation/foot pain - $98
 

This appointment includes medical history, musculoskeletal assessments including a gait analysis, diagnosis, and treatment. This is for patients who complain of pain to their feet, legs and back that may be related to their feet. Footwear is also discussed.

 

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2. Skin/Nail Care Consultation - $98
 

This appointment includes a medical history and depending on your needs may include checking the blood circulation and feeling in your feet. You will be involved in a discussion of your treatment plan and diagnosis.

 

Any minor problems that are picked up can usually be treated on the spot by our foot care specialists, including the removal of hard skin, corns and calluses, and nail care. 

 

If you require any major work to your feet, a repeat office visit may be required. For ongoing skin and nail care, the podiatrist will give your recommendations on how often you should be seen.

During your appointment, our specialists may recommend any of the following treatments depending on your individual care needs.

1. Options for improved footwear:

$150 - $250 depending on brand and style

2. Ongoing foot care (callous removal, nail care and/or diabetic foot care) $98 podiatrist or $85-75 foot carRN

3. Off-the-shelf orthotics:

$65 - $75

 

4. Custom made orthotics plus $95 consultation with our pedorthist in another appointment:

$350 - $450

 

5. Foot Mobilization Therapy (FMT) and Tool Assisted Massage (TAM):

$50 per visit

6. Home program of stretching and strengthening exercises:

Free

 

7. Compression or support socks:

$34 – $110 knee high socks

 

8. Referral to other health professionals for further intervention or diagnostic tests:

Free

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