Your feet should not cause you pain and it is not prudent to neglect a suspicious sore or abnormal foot pain.
In Montreal, our team of podiatrists at Clinique Podiatrique Cadillac will be able to answer your questions, advise you on prevention methods and provide appropriate treatment. He will also perform a biomechanical examination of your feet for an accurate diagnosis.
Foot care: prevention and treatments
In order to treat the wart, the podiatrist locally applies an acidic medicine (the Canthacur). He can also perform a subcutaneous injection of bleomycin, an antibiotic.
Corns (calluses or hyperkeratosis)
To heal a corn, the podiatrist will remove the dead skin and prescribe moisturizing creams to be applied locally. For prevention, the podiatrist will make recommendations concerning, among other things, the purchase of suitable shoes.
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis)
- maceration between the toes
- peeling skin or blisters between the toes or under the feet
- severe itching
The podiatrist treats athlete’s foot by prescribing drugs to treat mycosis or itching. Your podiatrist will also provide several tips on how to prevent recurrence.
Several factors can cause excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, such as genetic factors, stress, menopause, hyperthyroidism and hypoglycemia.
Moisture created by excessive sweating of the feet and the gradual development of bacteria in the shoes can cause a foul-smelling odour called hydrobromide.
In order to treat hyperhidrosis, the podiatrist prescribes medications against sweating and recommends helpful ways to prevent hyperhidrosis.
This is the inflammation of the ligament which joins the heel to the toes (the plantar fascia).
Typical early symptoms are pain when the foot is placed on the ground after a prolonged period of rest such as getting out of bed in the morning.
The pain will gradually disappear after a few steps.
- ingrown toenail
- complete foot care for diabetics
- sport injuries
- nail fungus
- foot pain
- and more…