Who We Are
At InStep Foot Clinic, you can feel comfort in knowing that you've put yourselves in the hands of certified, qualified and experienced health experts. Our team of health professionals are approachable and committed to providing excellent care and patient education.
What We Stand For
Our mission is to educate and help each patient eliminate their pain and improve overall bodily function. We aim to:
act as a true health partner by providing proactive preventative healthcare.
encourage and empower patients to take control of their health and well being.
consistently deliver superior clinical services while providing patients with maximum convenience and flexibility.
commit to the highest level of patient care by constantly seeking the most up-to-date evidence-based treatment options.
We also practice and bill our patients with integrity. InStep Foot Clinic is dedicated to working with our patients and the insurance companies to ensure that fraud is reduced.
Meet Our Team
William Jacob, B.Sc.(Hons), D.Pod.M.
WILLIAM JACOB completed his 3.5-year post-graduate Advanced Diploma of Podiatric Medicine at The Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences in Toronto, Ontario. Before becoming a chiropodist, William graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelors of Science Degree.
William has gained extensive clinical experience at Durham Podiatry Associates, Scarborough Injury Rehab Centre, Michener Sherbourne Chiropody Clinic, Toronto General Hospital, York Community Services, West Toronto Foot & Ankle Clinic, Toronto Rehabilitation Hospital, St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital, and LAMP Community Health Centre.
William is known for his gentle hands, approachability, and compassion for his patients. William treats his patients’ feet with best practices, and takes the time to educate them on their condition and treatment plan.
In his spare time, William enjoys cooking, watching the Toronto Blue Jays, and serving on the Elder board at his church.
Anney C. Liu, B.Sc.(Hons), D.Ch.
ANNEY LIU is a Registered Chiropodist with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario.
She is also a member of the Canadian Federation of Podiatric Medicine and the Ontario Society of Chiropodists.
Anney holds a Graduate Advanced Diploma in Chiropody from the Michener Institute of Applied Health Sciences and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biomedical Sciences and minor in Psychology from Universityof Waterloo.
Anney prides herself in having the patient's best medical interest when discussing a thorough treatment plan. She has an extensive clinical career ranging from private clinics, public health, community health centres to long term care facilities. She stays up-to-date with the most current evidence-based medicine and approach. Over the years, she developed a keen interest in, but not limited to: diabetic foot care, biomechanics, soft tissue surgeries, challenging ingrown toenails and thorough patient education.
She has a genuine passion in helping others to gain better health and sharing her knowledge on foot care. In 2019, Anney was invited to be a lecture guest speaker at University of Toronto Master of Science Physical Therapy class.
What Anney loves most about being a chiropodist is building a relationship with her patients and see them walking out of the office pain-free. She is committed to providing professional quality foot care and comprehensive treatment plans for patients of all ages.
If Anney isn't at the clinic, you would probably find her trying out a new restaurant, kickboxing or playing board games with friends.
She is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Jeffrey Kwan, B.Sc.(Hons), D.Ch.
Jeffrey is a registered chiropodist with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. He graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education before pursuing studies as a chiropodist. He graduated from the Chiropody program at the Michener Institute of Education at UHN in downtown Toronto. Jeffrey gained valuable experience working at the Michener Chiropody Clinic, Flemingdon Health Centre, Fairview Health Centre, Waterloo Foot Clinic, Royal City Foot Clinic, and Newmarket Foot Centre.
Jeffrey is passionate in helping patients get back on their feet by tailoring a management plan for each individual and using his
knowledge to educate the community and his patients while staying up to date with the most recent evidence-based research. He aims to provide quality foot care by managing foot pain, sports injuries, diabetic complications, warts, ingrown nails, soft-tissue surgeries, fungal nails, corns, and calluses.
When Jeffrey is out of the office, he enjoys spending time with family and friends or finding time to be active. He has been involved with recreational sports including volleyball, ultimate frisbee, badminton, and basketball.
If you have any foot problems or concerns, Jeffrey is excited and looking forward to meeting and treating your feet as he is just down the street!
Jeremy Au, B.Sc.(Hons), D.Ch.
Jeremy Au is registered in good standing with the College of Chiropodists of Ontario. He completed his graduate advanced diploma in Chiropody, he is also a graduate of York University’s specialized honors kinesiology and health science program, and George Brown College’s fitness and lifestyle management program. He also recently finished the International Interprofessional Wound Care Course (IIWCC) affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Jeremy has worked in many different settings including St. Michael’s Hospital Diabetic Comprehensive Care Clinic, St. Joseph's Health Centre Hemodialysis Unit, Etobicoke General Hospital Wound Clinic, private chiropody clinics, long-term care homes, and community health centers. He has a particular interest in injuries, biomechanics, and high-risk diabetic foot care.
Outside of work, Jeremy loves to play sports, spend time with family, and travel the world meeting people of all backgrounds and cultures.
His interest in healthcare stems from his desire to help people and he’d love the opportunity to work together with you in achieving your optimal foot health goals!
Rajkumar Sarangarajalu, Regd. PT, BSc.PT, PG.Dip in Rehabilitation Management, PG.Dip in Hospital Management
RAJKUMAR SARANGARAJALU is a big proponent in getting the quickest results possible in the fewest amounts of visits. With plenty of experience in clinical and long-term health care, Raj knows the body inside and out. Raj is a friendly guy and listens to his patients' concerns. You can often find him spending time with his family, on an adventure or riding his motorcycle in his free time.
Bobo Liu, R.M.T.
Registered Massage Therapist
BOBO LIU is a Registered Massage Therapist and she completed her Advanced Diploma in Massage Therapy at Centennial College.
Bobo’s practice is focused on helping you return to pain-free life and optimal well-being. She believes that there is no pain too small or too complex. Over the years, she developed an interest in treating chronic tension, sciatica, postural dysfunctions, stress relief and arthritic pain.
Her approach to massage therapy incorporates general Swedish massage, deep tissue release and trigger point therapy. This encourages deep relaxation necessary for the body to heal. She is able to take on the client’s feedback and cater to their needs during the massage therapy.
Additionally, when needed, Bobo educates her clients with exercises or stretches to take home – enhancing the treatment’s effectiveness. Bobo is constantly discovering new techniques and helping her clients diminish pain and discomfort with effective and most current treatment methods.
Bobo is gratified to know that her hands can heal people naturally. She also prides herself in educating her clients and help them prevent future injuries.
To maintain her fitness level, Bobo enjoys going to the gym and taking dance lessons with friends.