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AWARDED 2020 OBIAA BUSINESS GRANT

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM

AWARDED 2020 OBIAA BUSINESS GRANT!

 

We would like to congratulate Janis Boudreau, CEO of Advanced Foot Care Nurse and Wellness Centre Inc. for successfully being awarded today, a large grant to further grow and improve her business for the year.

 

Grant monies will be allocated for media, business branding, advertising, website improvements and digital marketing management!

 

The application process included completed online education, a det...

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Diabetic Neuropathy

Posted on July 11, 2020 at 12:15 AM

What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

 

Peripheral neuropathy is damage of the peripheral nerves. Your peripheral nerves are the nerves that travel to your arms and legs. When the nerves are damaged, they don't function properly. People with peripheral neuropathy have decreased or abnormal sensation in their toes and fingers. Sometimes, they develop problems moving these parts of the body as well.

 

Symptoms:

The most common symptoms of peripheral neuropathy i...

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MEDI PEDI a better pedicure...

Posted on July 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM

IT’S TIME FOR A BETTER PEDICURE

 

A MEDI-PEDI IS A NONINVASIVE, MEDICAL-GRADE PEDICURE THAT FOCUSES ON THE HYGIENIC AND AESTHETIC CARE OF THE TOENAILS AND SOLES OF THE FEET.

 

Combining the knowledge and skills of podiatry with the indulgent experience of beauty therapy, MediPedi is a first of its kind concept.

 

We also have a amazing Nail Technician and Medipedi services in our office for those without health issues complications, who...

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Protective Foot Care Services

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 12:15 AM

PROTECTED FOOT CARE SERVICES

 

We are currently offering Foot Care Nursing HOME VISITS and our Foot Care OFFICE is open 3 days a week for those in need of getting those feet done!

 

We are exceeding all new mandated regulations for personal protective equipment and disinfecting our rooms and equipment inbetween clients!

 

Yours and Our safety is the priority!

 

What Changes Have We Made...

* Clients will only be allowed...

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Who, How and Where?

Posted on March 9, 2020 at 9:30 AM

You should never be afraid to ask WHO, HOW AND WHERE are the tools that are being used on your feet being cleaned!

 

We are very proud of our state of the art "Clean Room". This is our place where policies and procedures are followed to steam sterilize by autoclave all of our equipment used to perform foot care.

 

We know how e...

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Is It a Callus or a Corn?

Posted on January 10, 2020 at 9:25 AM

 Corns and calluses are hard, painful areas of skin that often develop on the feet in response to pressure or friction.

They happen when the skin tries to protect an underlying area from injury, pressure, or rubbing.

They are more common among people who wear ill-fitting shoes, who wear no socks, have sweaty feet, and those who stand for long periods each day.

They come with the presence of foot and toe deformalities, there i...

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How Compression Socks Work

Posted on January 5, 2020 at 1:50 PM

How Compression Socks Work:

 

If you suffer from varicose veins and spider veins, you know firsthand the frustration of dealing with fatigue, swelling, itching, burning, and leg cramps. Compression socks help reduce the symptoms of painful varicose veins and when worn faithfully, they slow the progression...

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"What is being used on my feet?"

Posted on November 8, 2019 at 10:35 AM

One of the most important questions we should be asking ourselves is "What is bing used on my feet?" and "How is that being cleaned?"

 

We love our spas and our nail techs... But.... Are they following best practice guidelines for foot care tools?

 

Have you ever been soaking in your comfy massage chair, while soaking your feet in a tub that has just sprayed in between clients and your now sharing whatever was in the tubes of that system. Not Fun and scary fo...

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OMG it hurts, cut off that toe!

Posted on November 1, 2019 at 4:15 PM

It is the DREADED ingrown nail. The one that hurts even if the sheets just barely come across it. It throbs. It is its own entity lol.

There are just so many options out there.

First and foremost, see a physician! Especially if its infected or oozing... It may be time for a antibiotic and then we can start.

Our business uses steam sterilized and individually packaged tools, ALWAYS. Why? because why in the hell would you ever want to risk your toe, foot or ebven your life!!! ...

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Orthotics??? Really?

Posted on October 27, 2019 at 4:45 PM

Hi everyone,

We are excited to offer a really great custom orthotic in our office. 

How?

We see our clients feet every 6 weeks, socks off, for 45 minutes. We complete a very thourough lower limb assessmnet and then " the nurse experience" steps in... WE TALK TO OUR CLIENTS lol. You heard me, thats right. We listen to our clients genuinely describe what is going on with their feet and we dont rush them. There is no 10 minute appt window they are given. We bring together ...

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