What is a Podiatrist

A podiatrist is a doctor who has received specialized training in podiatric medicine (DPM). Podiatrists diagnose and treat conditions of the foot, ankle, and lower leg. Podiatrists treat a wide variety of health conditions, including deformity correction, diabetic foot care, and arthritis. In treating patients a podiatrist can also educate them on bone or soft tissue pain, hammertoe, plantar fasciitis, ingrown toenails, corns, bunions, plantar warts, toenail fungus, skin issues of the feet, and orthotic footwear.

Local Podiatrists

Dr. Jennifer Gerres

Dr. Jennifer Gerres

DPM
Podiatrist
Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Mikel Daniels

Dr. Mikel Daniels

DPM
Podiatrist
Owings Mills, MD
Stuart Berry

Stuart Berry

Podiatrist
Niagara Falls, ON

Mike Neugebauer, C.Ped (C), discusses how Making Foot Orthotics

Making Foot Orthotics

Well three methods of creating a foot orthotic is we have one method which is a two-dimensional image process that takes the pressure analysis of the bottom of the foot.

The second would be the foam impression technique, which the foot is pressed into a foam box to create that mold of the foot.

Well the gold standard casting technique is with a plaster cast. With the plaster cast we’re able to achieve a three-dimensional image of the foot structure, which allows us to then create a three-dimensional mold of the foot.

When we take the impression of the foot, we can mark bony landmarks and we can position the foot in such a way that it’s in a neutral position, so we can capture that to then provide the cast to produce a quality custom foot orthotic.

If you think you need a custom foot orthotic, you would want to go to your family physician, your physiotherapist or your chiropractor, who can then refer you to a pedorthist.

Local Practitioners: 

Local Podiatrist

Dr. Jennifer Gerres

Dr. Jennifer Gerres

DPM
Podiatrist
Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Mikel Daniels

Dr. Mikel Daniels

DPM
Podiatrist
Owings Mills, MD
Stuart Berry

Stuart Berry

Podiatrist
Niagara Falls, ON
Gary Boardman

Gary Boardman

MBA, D.pod.M Chiropodist
Podiatrist
Mississauga, ON
Richard Liu

Richard Liu

Chiropodist
Podiatrist
Toronto, ON
Dr. Sheldon Nadal

Dr. Sheldon Nadal

Podiatrist
Toronto, ON
Hartley Miltchin

Hartley Miltchin

BSc., Honors BS, DPM Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
Podiatrist
Toronto, ON
Tony Abbott

Tony Abbott

Podiatrist
Collingwood, ON
Julie Gauvreau, DPM

Julie Gauvreau, DPM

DPM
Podiatrist
Gatineau, QC
Lawrence Kales

Lawrence Kales

DPM, PA
Podiatrist
Spring Hill, FL
S A Schumacher

S A Schumacher

DPM, FACFAS, FASPS, FACFAOM
Podiatrist
Surrey, BC
Dr. Greg Laakmann

Dr. Greg Laakmann

DPM, FACFAS
Podiatrist
Vancouver, BC
Joseph Stern

Joseph Stern

Podiatrist
Vancouver, BC
Dr. Velimir Petkov

Dr. Velimir Petkov

DPM
Podiatrist
Clifton, NJ
Dr. Mohammad Rimawi

Dr. Mohammad Rimawi

(DPM),
Podiatrist
New York, NY
Dr. Howard Green

Dr. Howard Green

B.Sc, D.P.M.
Podiatrist
Surrey, BC
Dr. Sophia Solomon

Dr. Sophia Solomon

Podiatrist
New York, NY

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