Gavin W.G. Chalmers DPM


Finding Good Footwear

The following tips on good footwear may prevent toe, foot, or ankle problems or injuries. Have your feet measured regularly. The size of your feet may change as you grow older. Have both feet measured. Often one foot is larger than the other. The shoes should be fitted to the larger foot. Don’t choose shoes based on the…

Foot Odor

Foot odor is common when you wear shoes that don’t “breathe.” Usually, if you take off your shoes, wash your feet, and put on clean socks, the odor goes away. Occasionally the problem continues despite your efforts to get rid of the odor. Persistent odor may mean a: Bacterial infection has developed. Prescription…

Estiramiento del dedo del pie para la planta del pie

Para realizar el estiramiento del dedo del pie para la planta del pie: Siéntese en una silla y extienda la pierna afectada de modo que el talón esté posado en el suelo. Con la mano, alcance el dedo gordo del pie y tire de él hacia arriba y hacia atrás. Tire hacia el tobillo alejándose del suelo. Mantenga la posición por…

Broken Toe

Briefly covers symptoms and diagnosis of a broken toe. Discusses treatment options, which include home care and surgery.

Flatfoot (Pes Planus)

Defines flatfoot, its causes, and who is affected by the condition. Lists symptoms and discusses treatment options. Offers pictures of exercises that may help.