The Art and Science of Burring

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For Podiatric Health Care professionals - We are very excited to announce the launch of our New Online Training Website! You can now sign up for our New online Level1. Burring Course.
Accessible anytime and anywhere. Study at your own pace and at your own time!

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Krisztine Grad, RN has specialized in foot care for over 16 years and is the founder and owner of Feet First Footcare, Inc., a successful private practice in Hamilton, Ontario.  Using a patient-centered approach, Krisztine specializes in advanced filing techniques and brings a fresh and highly-skilled approach with the newest technology and state-of-the-art equipment.   In her office practice, Krisztine has managed Indigenous and high-risk diabetes patients for over 10 years as well as individuals of all ages and special needs.  Hamilton Spectator's Readers Choice Awards has voted Krisztine #1 Foot Care Specialist and Best Foot Clinic from 2016-2021.Starting in 2011 Krisztine has researched intensively and tirelessly (at the time there was very little information available on the subject) and wrote a course material called “The Art & Science of Burring” Krisztine has innovated the education of foot care nursing by establishing “The Art & Science of Burring” in 2013, a comprehensive course and hands-on workshop for licensed professionals.  Both popular and well-attended, Krisztine draws from her years of direct patient care experience and teaches step-by-step instruction, emphasizing skill-building in the application of individual burs and burring techniques. Krisztine is recognized as a leader by foot specialists peers and leadership educators. Between 2014-2019 she was an invited speaker to educational conferences throughout Canada and the United States and has conducted workshops in several Canadian provinces. Krisztine is sought after in the foot care industry.  Since 2011, she has worked with Joel Alaves of Thomas Machinery Ltd as a skilled practitioner-representative in the promotion of high-speed vacuum integrated rotary files and the correct use of the large variety of podiatry burs.  As an advocate of both patient safety and clinician skill building, she has brought attention to the correct use of modernized foot care equipment incorporating the newest technology, ideas, and features- educating nurses, podiatrists and chiropodists.

Krisztine is very well known in the foot care industry and very knowledgable of the Podiatry burs and Podiatry drills. Her international presentations have done tremendous impact in the foot care industry.– Joel A. Thomas Machinery Inc. 2019



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Open 8:00am to 5:00pm
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1221 Limeridge Rd East, Hamilton, ON L8W 1Y1

Entrance located under Medical Pharmacy.