Our Staff and Frequently Asked Questions

Our Chiropodist

Kaitlin Hargrave, B.Sc., D.Ch.

Kaitlin was raised in Aurora and understands the needs of the modern, professional in York Region. She always had a keen interest in biomedical sciences and after completing her undergraduate degree, she entered the Michener Institute’s Chiropody program. Here she studied podiatric medicine and had the opportunity to gain valuable experience through her clinical rotations in Ontario. Today she continues to strive to provide her patients with the best care possible, understanding that education is a key component for success with treatment plans.

She practices a full scope of podiatric medicine at the Aurora Foot Clinic including but not limited to biomechanical exams, orthotics, surgical procedures and pediatric exams.

Kaitlin is registered with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine. She routinely advances her skills through continuing education programs and has worked as a Clinical Instructor to 3rd Year Chiropody Interns and is the Resident Chiropodist at a Long Term Care Facility in Ontario.

What is Chiropody?

The assessment of the foot and the treatment/prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot through therapeutic, surgical, orthotic and palliative means.

Chiropody is practiced by qualified, regulated, primary care practitioners who have undergone government recognized programs and registration examinations. They are regulated by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.

Is a Referral Necessary?

No, as primary care practitioners we are able to see you without a referral. Many patients are referred to us by their family physician or health care provider however, it is not necessary.

Is Chiropody Covered by OHIP?

Unfortunately, Chiropody services are not covered by OHIP. However, most extended health care benefits or third party insurance provide coverage for foot care services. Please check with your insurance provider prior to your appointment.

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