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Plantar warts are growths that usually appear on the heels or balls of your feet and most resolve on their own and do not pose a serious health concern.

Hammer toe, Mallet Toe, and Claw Toe are all different types of conditions that can result in serious discomfort. To learn more about any of these conditions, click the read more button. 

Athlete’s foot is a common fungal infection of the skin on the feet. Fungal germs or fungi often occur in small numbers on human skin where they usually do no harm.However, if conditions are right they can invade the skin, multiply, and cause infection. The conditions fungi like best are warm, moist and airless areas of skin, such as between the toes.

Shin splints are a common complaint, especially among runners and other athletes. Patients experience pain in the front or inside aspect of the lower leg or shin due to overexertion of the muscles after running or even walking.

The posterior tibial tendon runs along the inside of the ankle and the foot. The posterior tibial tendon runs behind the inside bump on the ankle, across the instep, and into the bottom of the foot. The tendon is important in supporting the arch of the foot and helps turn the foot inward during walking.

Ingrown toenails are a very common problem affecting primarily the great toenail. An ingrown nail curves down and into the surrounding skin as it grows, causing the skin to grow over the nail.

Heel pain is a common condition where putting weight on the heel causes extreme discomfort.

Fungal nail infections are common. The infection causes thickened and unsightly nails which sometimes become painful. Toenails are more commonly affected than fingernails. It is more common in people aged over 55, and in younger people who share communal showers.

Corns and Calluses are two very similar and extremely common foot conditions. To lean more about either click the read more button. 

Considered to be one of the most common problems of the forefoot. A bunion is a bony enlargement of the joint and surrounding soft tissues at the base of the big toe. The enlargement makes the big toe joint stick out further on the side, and forces the big toe to curve in closer to the other toes. For some people, bunions cause little or no pain.

Achilles tendonitis causes inflammation and degeneration of the achilles tendon. The achilles tendon is the large tendon located in the back of the leg that inserts into the heel. Pain can develop gradually without a history of trauma. Achilles tendonitis should should always be treated as there is a possibility that the tendon can become weak and ruptured. Achilles Tendonitis can be caused by excessive stress to the tendon by sports or running, as wel as prolonged periods of standing.

Plantar fasciitis is a common painful foot condition of the heel and soles of the foot. It is characterized by inflammation or deterioration of the plantar fascia of the foot. The plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue that originates from the your heel bone, extends along the sole of the foot and inserts at the base of the toes The plantar fascia supports the arch of the foot.

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Wilson Health Services was founded in June of 2001 by Dr. Jason Wilson.  The office has grown over the years and is now a bustling multidisciplinary office.  Our team includes two Chiropractors, five Registered Massage Therapists, two Physiotherapists, an Acupuncturist, a Naturopath, a Chiropodist and a Low Intensity Laser Therapist.

 

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