Riverside Therapeutics

Advanced Foot Care

Did you know

  • Each foot contains 26 bones and over 100 ligaments to keep your body stable
  • There are more than 7000 nerve endings in you feet
  • Each foot has approximately 125,000 sweat glands and can produce up to 250mL of sweat per day
  • The average Canadian walks between 4500-5000 steps/day

 

Does it surprise you that a large number of the population will have some kind of trouble with their feet and will require the services of a foot care professional?

We are thrilled to announce the addition of nursing foot care services at our Riverside Therapeutics clinic. Professional foot care will be offered by certified Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses and include the following services:

  • Nail care (trimming; care of thickened, brittle, fungal, and ingrown nails)
  • Corn treatment
  • Callus treatment
  • Bunion treatment
  • Skin and wound care/ulcers
  • Preventative practices and maintenance foot care
  • Foot and lower leg assessments
  • ABIs
  • Diabetic foot care
  • Foot health education
  • Identification of potential foot health problems and recommendations of appropriate treatment and care

 

Advanced foot care is beneficial to people with the following:

  • Diabetics
  • Arthritis/Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (decreased or poor circulation)
  • Active wounds or a history of wounds
  • Neuropathy
  • Lymphedema
  • Decreased dexterity
  • Cancer
  • Taking certain high risk medications (blood thinners, steroids)
  • People who cannot adequately provide themselves with foot care.

 

 

To book an appointment, call Suzanne at 709-757-3310

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