CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS
WELCOME FROM STEPHEN HARTMAN & THE REST OF THE FOOT WORKS TEAM....
New at Foot Works
A state-of-the-art four camera gait analysis system
The Pedigait system is a computerized system that captures your gait from four views using synchronized cameras. This provides not only the practitioner with valuable information in assessing, diagnosing and implementing the best treatment plan for you but also provides the patient with video playback capabilities to observe his or her own biomechanical/gait abnormalities.
Welcome to Foot Works, Waterloo Regions most comprehensive Chiropody clinic, the office of Stephen Hartman, D.Ch.B.Sc Podiatric Medicine. We would like to say welcome and thank you for taking the time to visit our website! We designed this site to educate visitors about foot health, answer any questions or concerns, and introduce our team. We are dedicated to providing our patients with unprecedented care in order to achieve optimal foot health. Within these pages you will find information on various foot conditions, general foot care and other related areas of podiatry.
Please explore and become familiar with our office. Included are a list of services we provide, a virtual office tour, staff biographies, and our office location and hours to better assist you. Please do not hesitate to contact us via telephone or email for any further information - or to schedule a time to visit our office. We look forward to serving you in the near future!
Scope of Practice
Chiropodists & podiatrists are the only regulated foot professionals educated exclusively in the assessment and treatment of over 300 different types of foot disorders. Chiropodists & podiatrists undergo extensive training of up to seven or eight years of post secondary school training.
The scope of practice for these practitioners include the treatment of bony foot deformities, subcutaneous lesions, corns/callous/warts, nail conditions & biomechanical dysfunctions.
Chiropodists & podiatrists are the only foot care providers whose scope of practice includes the provision of orthotics: "The practice of Chiropody is the assessment of the foot by therapeutic, orthotic or palliative means".