Steven L. Smith BScPod (Hons), D.Ch
Chiropodist / Foot & Ankle Specialist
Since graduating from University of Salford UK in 2005, Steve has worked in various settings across several countries including the UK, Australia, Ireland and currently Canada.
Coming from a sporting background and having a brief football (soccer) career, Steve naturally has a keen interest in lower limb mechanics and their contribution to soft tissue injuries, which has enabled him to treat a vast range of sportsmen, women and children across all levels of competition from recreational athletes to elite professionals.
Steve is a strong advocate for a multidisciplinary approach to injury treatment and works alongside other healthcare practitioners such as Orthopedic Surgeons, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Massage therapists, and Fitness instructors in order to facilitate a comprehensive treatment protocol and a rapid recovery from injury.
Steve is committed to continuing professional development and is currently studying his Masters in Theory of Podiatric Surgery at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Steve also holds a PGCert in Psychology and Sports Science (Kinesiology) and is a current member of the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.
Manal Dhanani B.HSC. D.POD.M
Manal Dhanani is a Registered Chiropodist (foot specialist) with a keen interest in foot issues relating to biomechanics. She has practiced in various settings including hospitals and private practice. Manal started her career after graduating in 2010 with an advanced diploma in Podiatric Medicine from the Michener Institute of Health Sciences following her Bachelors in Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario.
Manal currently sits on the Program Advisory Committee for the Chiropody Graduate Advanced Diploma program.
She treats a variety of pathologies in her daily practice that include skin and nail conditions, pain and gait abnormalities. Manal is approachable and has a wealth of information to share!