This section features extensive information on orthotics in Toronto and a variety of other podiatric topics. By reading through this information, patients will be better educated and able to keep their feet healthy. To learn more about Marz Hardy, her staff or any of the services offered at the Toronto foot clinic, patients are encouraged to visit the comprehensive podiatric website at http://www.academyclinics.com/ . About Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics: Marz Hardy Graduated Michener Institute as a Toronto Chiropodist and Toronto Foot Specialist 2001. She did her clinical training at the Michener Foot Clinic and Toronto General Hospital. Marz Hardy became employed at Academy Foot and Orthotic Clinics in 2001 which has been owned and in operation since 1980 by her husband, Dr. John A. Hardy. She received her B.Sc., Podiatric Medicine in 2004 at Sunderland University, United Kingdom. Marz Hardy is the first Foot Specialist in Canada qualified http://bayviewwellness.com/massage-therapy/ and certified in Active Release Technique of the lower limb, (A.R.T.) in 2006 and was recertified March, 2012. She was also the first Chiropodist in Ontario to own and operate her own X-Ray machine, qualified by the Ministry of Health under the HARP Act. Marz Hardy recently completed post graduate training in pharmacology at Michener Institute in 2012 and presently enrolled in a post graduate course in X-Ray reading at the Michener Institute.
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Much-loved chiropodist to the famous dies (From Richmond and Twickenham Times)
She is accused of more than 20 charges including threatening to stab her boss and placing inappropriate content online, including “young women in provocative clothing”. The most serious charges centre on claims that she caused patients to suffer pain during “inappropriate” treatment. Francis, who worked for NHS Shetland, faces a Health Professional Council disciplinary hearing in Nottingham. It is expected to last six days. It is alleged that she “demonstrated an unhealthy attitude towards pain” by using a toe-popping technique that caused a patient “excessive pain and bleeding”. Francis, of Lerwick, was asked to stop the painful treatment but carried on, causing the patient further suffering. She allegedly told a colleague that she wanted to “repeatedly stab” an unnamed manager. The list of charges also includes discussing personal problems with patients and alleging her manager had helped a patient write a letter of complaint against her. Francis is also said to have continued practising when she visited and treated a patient at home after being suspended by the NHS.
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‘Compassionate’ Worthing chiropodist dies aged 74
Text ‘SLPICS’ to 80360. Got a story? Call the newsdesk: 020 8744 4260 Search: 7:00am Sunday 16th June 2013 in News By Amy Dyduch Sorely missed: John Johnson A well-known chiropodist in East Sheen, who treated many feet of the famous, died peacefully, surrounded by family, in the East Surrey Hospital last month. John Johnson, 87, had been living in the Honeywood House Nursing Home in Rowhook for nearly two years, having suffered with Alzheimers disease for some time. He opened up his practice in early 1960 in the big white house on the corner of Wallorton Gardens, East Sheen, initially assisted by his mother, Ada Johnson, before his wife June took over the receptionist role in 1973. Mr Johnson was popular with patients because of his excellent time keeping and dry sense of humour and a comical fish tank in the waiting room which contained a model foot bone and was labelled 2 Piranhas – Beware! proved a great source of conversation. His daughter Sue Wiltshire said: He was very well known in the area and popular. His patients loved him. Mr Johnson was a proud pioneer in minor foot surgery and was one of the earliest trained podiatrists of his generation and patients were disappointed when the practice closed in 2002. Family described him as a much-loved husband of 61 years to June, father and father-in-law to Susan and Bob, Sally and Pat, Paul and Sandy, and grandpa to Jade, Anna, Catherine, Joanna, Matthew, Annabel, Alex and Jacob. The funeral service and cremation was held at Guildford Crematorium on Friday, June 14. Donations are invited to Honeywood House c/o – J Gorringe & Son Funeral Directors, 55 Hare Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3EF.
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Chiropodist accused of inflicting pain on purpose
Alan Johnstone, of Watersfield Road, Worthing, practised as a chiropodist for 32 years, having retrained after a career in the Medical Corps in the Army and as a microbiologist for GlaxoSmithKline. He died on Thursday in his home after a battle with lung cancer. Despite being terminally ill, Alan had continued to see patients a week before he died. His wife, Gabrielle, said: He was determined to fight on and he didnt want to let his patients down. He used to say he loved it when someone hobbled in and floated out. Mrs Johnstone said Alan would often work all days and hours of the week, regardless of the time or occasion. She said: Sometimes he would get a call at 3am from an elderly patient who was confused and thought it was 3pm. He would usually gently persuade them it was the morning and tell them he would see them later. But sometimes he would get out of bed and visit massage therapy clinic north york them then. He would never get annoyed at them. He was very kind. An inquistive mind with a desire to learn, Alans interests included classical music and the arts, railway history and architecture, photography and horses, and even snakes. Whilst training to become a chiropodist, Alan also studied for a history degree with the Open University during his train journey commute from Worthing to London. Mrs Johnstone added: That was Alan. He always enjoyed learning.
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