• Foot Fact 1:
    The foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments and 19 muscles.
  • Foot Fact 2:
    1/4 of all the bones in the human body are down in your feet. When these bones are out of alignment, so is the rest of the body.
  • Foot Fact 3:
    Women have about four times as many foot problems as men. High heels are partly to blame.
  • Foot Fact 4:
    There are 250,000 sweat glands in a pair of feet. Sweat glands in the feet excrete as much as a half-pint of moisture a day.
  • Foot Fact 5:
    The average person takes 8,000 to 10,000 steps a day.
  • Foot Fact 6:
    The record for the world’s largest feet belongs to Matthew McGrory who wears US size 28 1/2 shoes. The average men’s size is 10 1/2.
  • Foot Fact 7:
    The pressure on the feet when running can be as much as four times the runners body weight.
  • Foot Fact 8:
    The afternoon is the optimum time to shop for shoes because the feet tend to be more swollen then.
  • Foot Fact 9:
    9 out of 10 women wear shoes that are too small for them.

Welcome To Our Practice!

Welcome! The Chiropodists at Appleby Foot Care & Orthotics are pleased to welcome you to our practice. We want all our patients to be informed decision makers and fully understand any health issues you face. That's why we've developed a website loaded with valuable information about chiropodial problems and treatments. We encourage you to visit this site whenever you have concern about your feet.

Our website also provides you with background about our staff, office hours, appointment procedures, maps, directions to our office and other useful information. We know how hectic life can be and are committed to making our practice convenient and accessible. And we want you to feel confident that when you choose , you're working with practitioners and other professionals who are qualified, experienced and caring.

Please take a few moments to look through this site to get a better feel for Appleby Foot Care & Orthotics' capabilities and services. We also invite you to call our office at any time to request an appointment or ask any questions.Thank you.


Meet Our Staff

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  • Angelica Milionis
    BEd, HBSc, D.Ch

    Angelica graduated from York University in 2011 with her Bachelor of Science degree with Specialized Honors in Kinesiology, followed by a Bachelor of Education at the University of Toronto with teachables in Biology and Physical Education. Angelica graduated as a Chiropodist from the Michener Institute in Toronto in 2020 after deciding to return to school to pursue her love of health and science with a career in the health field. In her spare time, Angelica loves to go hiking and read a good mystery novel.

  • Lisa Hayashi
    BSc, DCh

    Lisa graduated as a Chiropodist from the Michener Institute in Toronto in 2005, and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Podiatric Medicine from the University of Sunderland in England. Lisa is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine and has lectured for the Oakville Hospital Diabetic Centre.

    Lisa’s goal is to provide Halton with expert foot advice accompanied by complete family foot care.

  • Divya Patel
    HBSc, DCh

    Divya graduated from the University of Toronto and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She graduated as a Chiropodist from the Michener Institute in Toronto in 2018. Divya enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.

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