Foot Health Clinic

Dr. Peter Wilson - Podiatrist in Burlington, Ontario

Plantar(sole of foot) Warts are caused by the Human Papiloma Virus and are contagious. Plantar warts differ from warts on other skin surfaces can be treated painlessly and successfully by laser treatments.

 

 

Athlete's Foot Treatment

Athlete's foot treatment BurlingtonFoot Fungus Treatment


This is a fungal infection that afflicts the skin. Typical symptoms include: moderate to severe itching, redness, skin blisters and peeling. This can be successfully treated with a topical medication. Other common skin diseases of the foot include: psoriasis, anhydrosis (dry, cracked skin), eczema and dermatitis, all of which can be helped with appropriate care.


Cracked dry skin around heels and toes is treated successfully with gentle skin debridement and specialized prescribed skin healing conditioners.


Athlete’s Foot is a fungal skin infection causing itchy, red, cracked or scaly skin.  Skin between the toes is usually affected with itchy skin/ blisters.  This condition,  also called tinea pedis. It is very contagious, and is often picked up in communal changing areas attached sports  locker rooms, swimming pools,hotel rooms and other public areas. 

 

Shoes create a humid, dark and warm environment which allows the fungus to grow.  The fungus can spread from the feet to other parts of the body by contaminated bed sheets or clothing.Treatment is usually topically applied prescription and education to avoid recurrence of the infection.

 

Relief of symptoms is usually fast within 24 hours.