Cleveland Clinic Canada’s chiropody service focuses on the assessment and management of foot and lower limb disorders. Our chiropodist works with patients to help improve mobility, alleviate foot pain, provide health education and improve overall quality of life.
What is a Chiropodist?
A chiropodist is a healthcare provider who specializes in diseases and disorders of the foot.
A chiropodist is skilled in assessing the needs of patients and of managing both chronic and acute conditions affecting foot and lower limb function. Chiropody is a regulated health profession; to work as a chiropodist in Ontario, one must be registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.
What do we treat?
Our chiropodist works closely with the sports health team to provide care to a diverse range of patients and specializes in the following areas:
- Nail care
- Foot pain
- Gait analysis
- Skin conditions such as corns, calluses and bunions
- Diabetic foot care
- Sports injuries
Are you covered?
Chiropody services are not covered by OHIP, though may be partially or fully covered by extended health insurance plans. The coverage for each carrier is different; please check your plan to see what coverage is available for this type of service.