About Aurora Newmarket
Foot Clinic

All of the Foot Specialists and Staff at Aurora Newmarket Foot Clinic strive to make you feel comfortable and welcome. We continue ongoing education to ensure our treatment plans and methods are always up to date. 

Our team of specialists

A fantastic team

Nadia Martineau, D.Ch
Chiropodist/Foot Specialist

Nadia is a licensed Chiropodist with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with honours and an Advanced Graduate Diploma in Chiropody with distinction. Through clinical practice, Nadia developed a passion for helping patients with foot ailments through her specialized skills and education to provide the best quality of treatment. Nadia strives to do her best to get her patients back on their feet. Nadia practices at Aurora Newmarket Foot Clinic Monday, Thursday, and Friday.

Bashar Balakirishan, D.Ch
Chiropodist/Foot Specialist

Bashar has been a life long advocate of healthy and active living with a love for sports that is palpable. He was in high school when he obtained his first pair of custom orthotics to alleviate his debilitating arch pain. Bashar would not have been able to live his active lifestyle over the next 10+ years had it not been for his custom devices. His curiosity of lower limb biomechanics and pathologies grew over the years, which ultimately influenced him to pursue a career as a “Foot Specialist.” Bashar has always had a passion and desire to work in health care and has tailored his education to do so. His fascination with the human body and sports medicine led him to pursue an Honors Specialization in Kinesiology degree from Western University. Bashar then enrolled in the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute and graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Chiropody. As a registered Chiropodist, Bashar possess the knowledge and skills to treat a variety of podiatric conditions, while having a passion for diabetic foot management and wound care. Bashar’s utmost priority as a practitioner is to improve the quality of life of every patient he sees. Bashar practices at Aurora Newmarket Foot Clinic on Tuesdays.

Wei Jian Li, D.Ch
Chiropodist/Foot Specialist

As an alumnus of the University of Toronto, Wei Jian (Wai) Li has enhanced his background in exercise physiology and personal training with the completion of his Bachelor of Kinesiology with Honours degree. He is experienced with assessing lower limb biomechanics and carrying out exercise protocols.

When Wai is away from the clinic, he enjoys playing hockey, golf, going on hikes, and travelling. He is a sports enthusiast which strengthened his special interest in sports injuries and lower limb biomechanics.

Wai looks forward to meeting you at Aurora Newmarket Foot Clinic working on Wednesdays.


Brooke Howell, D.Ch
Chiropodist/Foot Specialist

As a licensed Chiropodist with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario, Brooke is dedicated to providing the best care for you and your feet. After completing an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biology from McMaster University, she received an Advanced Diploma in Chiropody with distinction from the Michener Institute. During her time at the Michener Institute, Brooke had various clinical rotations in hospital and private settings throughout Ontario. With a passion for improving patients’ quality of life, Brooke is committed to delivering personalized care that addresses a wide range of foot conditions.

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