Elisabeth was asked to sit on a round table discussion at recent Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine conference, Nov 12-14, 2020. Elisabeth was on a panel of 3 experts in the field discussing Practice Management topics ranging from clinic set up , running a medical practice to the future of the profession. Elisabeth was honored to be selected to be part of a great team, helping others.
Hibbert Foot Clinic was Awarded the Diamond Readers Choice award for Best Foot Care Clinic. Diamond is the highest award level. Thank you to all our patients that voted for us. We are proud to be recognized in the community as number one. We will continue to strive to provide the best foot care service to you.
Elisabeth was asked to sit on an expert panel at recent Ontario Society of Chiropodists Conference, Sept 11-12, 2020. Elisabeth was on a panel for 3 experts that were asked clinical and professional questions. There were greater than 250 delegates in attendance. Elisabeth was honored by the request and looks forward to future opportunities.
Elisabeth spoke with three additional radio CBC hosts in August 2018: CBC Windsor- Tony Doucette, CBC Sudbury- Markus Schwabe, CBC London- Julianne Hazlewood,
Katheryn and Julie are on the board of directors of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists (OSC). Katheryn represented the profession and the OSC, by speaking with Jamie Bussin on the Tonic Talk show on Zoomer radio. The Tonic is an engaging and evocative show about health and wellness. Katheryn spoke with Jamie about the Chiropody profession, and the types of treatment we provide.
After lecturing at the National Podiatry conference on Nov 11th , 2016, Elisabeth was invited back to lecture again in November 2018. The topic of discussion was, "Pediatric Age-based Foot and Lower Leg concerns". Elisabeth presented two lectures, based on her experience with treating children at the Hibbert and Associates Foot Clinic. Julie and Katheryn joined in her second lecture, sharing some case studies from the office. There were many discussions and Elisabeth is looking forward to future speaking engagements.
Julie and Elisabeth are members of the Special Olympics Fit Feet program. On October 2018, Julie volunteered with the Special Olympics Fit Feet Program to help the athletes prepare for the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi 2019, by evaluating their ankles, feet, biomechanics and making recommendations for proper shoe gear. Julie enjoyed getting involved in this event to help the athletes and looks forward to continuing her involvement in future events. Special Olympics Fit Feet offers Podiatric screenings to evaluate ankles, feet, lower extremity biomechanics, and proper shoe and sock gear to participating athletes. Fit Feet helps Special Olympics athletes step lively on the playing field, and in everyday life. Many athletes suffer from foot and ankle pain, or deformities that impair their performance. In fact, up to 50 percent of Special Olympics athletes experience one or more preventable or treatable foot conditions that can affect their sports participation. Often, these individuals are not fitted with the best shoes and socks for their particular sport. During Fit Feet events, volunteer Chiropodists and podiatrists work with athletes to evaluate problems of the feet, ankles and lower extremity biomechanics.
Matt Galloway spoke with Elisabeth on August 30, 2018. Elisabeth described the three features of a shoe, to look for when buying children's shoes. Long term effects to footwear were discussed and the importance of supporting the development of the child's foot. Second hand shoes were discussed, and how to avoid potential problems. With back to school shopping being top of mind, knowing which shoes to buy is very important. One of the key things to do when buying new shoes is making sure they fit properly and to have the best features to create foot stability while walking.
Craig Norris spoke with Elisabeth on August 31st, about back to school shoe shopping. One of the focuses was on maximizing foot function and looking for particular features of a shoe. Elisabeth touched on the issue of fashion vs function in a shoe and helping the child get the best fit possible to help with this.
On July 30th, 2018, Jasmine appeared on Your Health Show, featured on Channel Y - A South Asian Canadian Channel. She was interviewed by Dr. Harpreet Bajaj, Endocrinologist and founder of Stop Diabetes Foundation. The discussion topic was "Diabetes Special: How to Take Care of Your Feet." The highlight of the interview was discussion regarding the complications of Diabetes and the importance of appropriate foot care in diabetics. This interview was aired live, and shared with us via YouTube.
Elisabeth spoke with Wei Chen on August 30, 2018, the topic was back to school shoe shopping. The common foot pains that are seen in the foot. Foot stain can be common with ill fitting shoes. The cost of shoes was discussed, and the tips on how to fit the shoe properly. Children's orthotics were discussed and the importance of shoes in the development of the child.