The University of Ottawa Heath Services Family Health Team (UOHS FHT) offers comprehensive chiropody (foot care) services provided by a registered chiropodist. Chiropody services focus on prevention, early identification, and treatment to help you achieve optimal foot health.
What to Expect
Chiropody services at UOHS include:
- Diabetic foot screening and education
- Wound care
- Nail care (including treatments for fungal, ingrown, and difficult to cut)
- Nail surgery
- Dermatological management
- Corn and callus reduction
- Wart treatments
- Foot pain management
- Biomechanical assessments & gait analysis
- Custom foot orthotics
How to Access
Patients who are rostered with a UOHS FHT physician can access chiropody services. Ask your physician or healthcare professional at Health Services for a referral. If you have any questions about chiropody services, please contact us at 613-564-3950. You can register now online, by phone or in person.
How to Prepare
For the first chiropody appointment patients are asked to bring two pairs of shoes that are worn most often.
The Michener Institute
Ontario Society of Chiropodists
Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine: www.podiatryinfocanada.ca and www.podiatryinfocanada.ca/Public/Foot-Care-Articles-and-Editorials
College of Chiropodists of Ontario