Frequently Asked Questions
- The examination will require visual inspection of your lower legs and feet. Please ensure that your clothing makes this convenient.
- Be prepared to arrive early to your first appointment. We ask our patients to complete a new patient information sheet on their first visit. The form is provided for your reference. New Patient Information Form (PDF)
- Alberta Health Care card, medication list, shoes that they commonly wear, orthotics they may have, and cash or debit/credit card.
Although many patients are referred by physicians, it is not necessary to have a referral. When patients are referred, a helpful note is sent to the physician.
The College of Podiatric Physicians of Alberta regulates podiatric physicians under the Health Professions Act. The College has Standards of Practice and a Code of Ethics. The website is www.albertapodiatry.com
For more information about podiatry in Canada, please visit the website of the Canadian Podiatric Medical Association.
Anyone can! The majority of patients are choose a podiatrist for:
- Seniors who need foot care
- Diabetic foot care
- Foot pain
- Sports-related injuries
- Foot and postural wellness
Home visits are considered for housebound, frail, or disabled patients. There is additional cost.