At the Eglinton Kennedy Foot Clinic, we offer products and services for the treatment of foot pain and various foot disorders to patient of all ages, as well as specialized diabetic foot care procedures. We provide professional medical care which includes prescribing and dispensing of custom-made foot orthotics, mechanical, surgical and prescription medical to treat a variety of foot ailments and conditions.
What is a Chiropodist?
A Chiropodist is a primary care medical professional practicing podiatric medicine. A Chiropodist specializes in a branch of medical science that involves in the assessment and management of foot and lower limb conditions.
In order to be a Chiropodist, one must undergo extensive training of up to seven years of post-secondary education. Both Chiropodists and Podiatrists are regulated by the College of Chiropodists of Ontario (COCOO). Chiropodists and Podiatrists are the only healthcare providers whose scope of practice includes the prescription and dispensing of custom-made foot orthotics.
Meet Your Chiropodist
Jacky Fu, B. Sc., D. Ch.
Jacky Fu completed his undergraduate studies at Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science degree. After managing his family’s physiotherapy and rehabilitation clinic for a few years, he enrolled in a 2 year opticianry program and became a Registered Optician. He pursued further in his healthcare career and enrolled in the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences and received his Advanced Graduated Diploma in Chiropody. Jacky’s core belief is helping his patients to be mobile and pain free. He has a strong interest in a variety of subjects such as biomechanics, rheumatology and sports medicine. Jacky is also a member of the Ontario Society of Chiropodists.
In his spare time, Jacky plays Othello competitively. Jacky is a 3-time Canadian Champion and has participated in the World Othello Championship representing Canada since 1998. He also engages in long distance running and has successfully completed a half marathon and is currently working towards his first marathon.