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 As part of Alberta's relaunch strategy, we are able to resume offering our full range of services, effective May 4, 2020.

At this time, social distancing measures are still in effect and as such,  we cannot accept walk-in patients, or walk-in inquiries.

Additionally, we require all patients arriving at the clinic to wear face masks. Please note, we are unable to provide face masks, so we kindly ask that patients arrive prepared.

If you have any questions about our infection prevention and control protocols, or would like to book an appointment, please call for 403-289-8491.

Plantar Wart Removal in Calgary

A wart is a small growth on the skin of the foot that is caused by a viral infection. Warts can occur on any area of the foot but are common on the bottom of the foot. Warts result in thickening of the skin and in some cases, resemble a callus or corn. Warts can grow as a single wart or as a cluster of warts. North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic offers plantar wart removal in Calgary. Warts commonly spread to other areas of the foot or to the opposite foot. Plantar warts (warts on the bottom of the foot) are considered the most difficult to treat.

Signs and Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of a wart can include:

  • Thickened skin 
  • Pain. Plantar warts are quite often, but not always, painful when standing or walking. Plantar warts are usually painful when squeezed in a side-to-side fashion
  • Small black dots in the area of thickened skin. These black dots are actually dried blood contained in the small blood vessels of the wart 
  • Cauliflower like appearance on non-weight bearing area of the foot

What Causes a Plantar Wart?

Warts are caused by a virus known as Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). The virus that causes warts is usually acquired by direct contact with surfaces contaminated with the virus. Warts are usually acquired from public places like health clubs, shower rooms, hotel rooms; however, they may also be acquired at home if other family members have the virus.

The North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic can treat your plantar warts today. Call to book your appointment now.

HPV Infection

Get yourself treated for plantar warts caused by the virus.

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General Information

North Hill Foot & Ankle Clinic
271-1632 14 Avenue NW, Calgary, AB,

T2N 1M7

Phone : 403-289-8491

Fax : 403-282-4441

alberta podiatry

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Tuesday 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Wednesday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Thursday 08:30 AM - 06:30 PM

Friday 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

*Clinic hours subject to change without notice



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