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Podiatry is the treatment of the feet and a podiatrist is the health professional who has the specialization to assess and treat lower limb and foot problems. A wide range of treatment is involved in podiatry, which includes tapping, massaging, dry needling or acupuncture. The advice for foot care, includes advice for selection of right footwear, exercise guide like stretching, and orthotics or biomechanical therapy.

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Dr. Shazia Malik

Dr. Shazia Malik - Podiatre
1819 Boulevard René-Lévesque Ouest
Montreal, Quebec, H3H 2P5, Canada


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Specialized branches in Podiatry

Podiatrists, podiatric physicians, and podiatric surgeons are three branches of podiatry. These all specializations are under the umbrella of doctors of podiatric medicine. However, every specialist in this field has a unique qualification to treat the foot and ankle based on their educational qualification, training program, and experience.

What does a podiatrist do?

Depending upon your condition podiatrist decide the treatment plan. The following are some commonly available cares under Podiatry.

  • Sports injury - biomechanical assessment of walking and/or running gait and advise treatment accordingly.
  • General advice for foot care- formation of callous, development of frequent corns, and care of nails.
  • Diabetic foot care - clinical assessment and treatment advice of diabetic feet.
  • Minor surgical intervention - planter warts, and ingrown toenails.
  • Pediatric feet - gait assessment, and treatment advice depending upon the assessment report

Podiatrist reviews

You can read podiatrist reviews about different podiatrists on this page. If you have seen a podiatrist recently, please leave a review to help others. Podiatrist reviews are not the only deciding factor when choosing a podiatrist, but his/her education, experience should be taken into account.

FAQs about Podiatrist in Montreal

You can check the profile of Podiatrist in Montreal from list above, most of them are accepting new patients.

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The best way to find out is call the doctor office directly about insurance acceptance. Even one insurance may offer different products and coverage can be different for each individual. You can check the website of your insurance company if the Podiatrist chosen by you is in network or not.

There are a few things you must remember while visiting a Podiatrist in Montreal: Always bring a list of your current medications, a list of Doctors you visit, your medical history, your family’s medical history, and a list of questions you have about your condition.

Most Podiatrist in Montreal are available from 8am to 5pm in office and there is always somebody available 24/7 for emergencies. Please call the office to check the availability of a particular doctor.

There are many factors when considering best Podiatrist in Montreal. These included experience, education, certifications, Podiatrist reviews. Some of the best Podiatrist in Montreal can be seen from the list above based on the patient feedback.

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The medical education and training program designed for a podiatrist is comparable to allopathic medicine. The podiatrists have to complete four years of graduate education from podiatric medical colleges, along with two or three years of hospital-based post-graduate residency training. Then they get degree of Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM).

In some cases, the foot problem is the initial symptom of arthritis, diabetes, circulatory disorders, and nerve disorders.

Selecting of footwear only considering its look is a wrong decision which can badly affect your lower limb. Poor quality shoes have lack of proper cushioning and may have defective structure and not suitable for wearing it. Using such poor-quality shoes for a prolonged period can cause trouble in ankles, heels, toes, calf muscles, knees, pain in achilles tendons (present between the calf muscle and heel bone), hip joint, and spinal cord can even spread to other adjoining body parts.

Usually, there is no requirement of taking a referral from a GP to visit a podiatrist. But you can discuss it with your GP before a visit to the podiatry clinic.

At the first visit, the health care assistant takes all your personal details including name, age, address and other necessary vitals for patient documentation. At the initial phase, podiatrist assesses your past medical history along with current medical condition details. Then a physical examination of your foot and lower limb is conducted by a podiatrist. Depending upon your complains, the clinical diagnosis is prescribed by him/her along with details of the procedure. During a consultation, your podiatrist may ask different health related questions and you can also discuss your health problems. Depending upon the clinical assessment and diagnostic report, the podiatrist advises the treatment plan with a follow-up visit schedule.

If you are a patient with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, arthritis, obesity, heart disease, and peripheral arterial disease, then you need to consult with a podiatrist. Such chronic conditions often lead to serious foot and ankle problems. Initial consultation and early care and proper treatment plans help to avoid serious complications. In case of any congenital problem, you can consult with a pediatric podiatrist, whereas advanced age-related foot issues can be discussed with a geriatric podiatrist.

A diabetic patient needs to take special care of feet, as they have a higher risk to develop neuropathy. The diabetic neuropathy has multiple symptoms including numbness, tingling and burning sensation in the feet. The chances of open sore on feet are increased in diabetes. Weak immune system due to prolong diabetic condition can cause infection in the lower limb. A clinical check-up by expert podiatrists can thoroughly check the feet condition of the diabetic patient. He can evaluate the nerve sensation, and blood circulation condition in the lower limb to prevent neuropathy, infection, etc.

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