Helpful Tips and Advice

4 Top Tips To Follow When Walking With Heel Pain Sep 14, 2021

4 Top Tips To Follow When Walking With Heel Pain 

 

Heel pain is an inconvenience that the majority of us face when walking or running. It is especially common when you are starting to get into walking or running for exercise for the first time or if you have take a break from activity...

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Plantar Fasciitis Sep 08, 2021

Plantar fasciitis has become a dreaded word around Dublin, Ireland and the world at this point.

 

If you don’t know what it is, you might be one of the lucky people who have escaped it thus far, or it might be something that has just recently cropped up to annoy you. 

Patient's...

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Does My Child Have Flat Feet? Aug 31, 2021

High arches and fallen arches can cause a lot of different problems. From the feet themselves, the knees and even the back, these issues can cause us a great deal of pain. It’s understandable therefore that you may be worried that your child has flat feet. 

Fortunately, the arch is...

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Do You Need A Biomechanical Assessment? Aug 06, 2021

Have you got foot, knee or leg pain?

A Biomechanical Assessment Could Help You!

 

Do you have pain in your feet, knees or just your legs in general? 

Is it something you’ve meant to get checked but never got around to?

Don’t worry, our podiatrists are experts in lower limb...

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Ready To Get Your Hiking Boots Out? Aug 06, 2021

With all of the beautiful landscape around the Dublin area, hiking, backpacking or mountaineering is quite a popular hobby.

It is great to experience the great outdoors but an issue with your feet or footwear can put a damper on this experience.

In this blog post I will give an easy...

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What Should I Do If I Sprain My Ankle ? Aug 06, 2021
What Is An Ankle Sprain?

Ankle sprains are very common, particularly in a sporting context, but not limited only to athletes. They can happen to anyone at any age and from simple mishaps like stepping on an uneven surface, or step down at an angle.

An ankle sprain will usually occur when someone...

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Child With Heel Pain? It Could Be Severs Disease Aug 04, 2021
Is your child experiencing pain at the back of their heel? It may be Severs’ Disease.

While it's name sounds concerning, Severs’ Disease is a very easily treated condition and is more common than people think.

 

What Is Sever's Disease?

Severs’ Disease presents in children...

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10 Tips For Buying Back To School Shoes Jul 27, 2021

 

Children spend around 30 hours a week in their school shoes, or more than 15,000 hours during their school years, so it’s vital they’re fitted properly.

In the first 11 years of a child’s life, feet grow through around 17 shoe sizes until they reach 18 years of age, and...

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What Is Morton's Neuroma? Jul 20, 2021

Morton’s neuroma is a condition where an enlargement of a nerve in the foot causes altered sensation, for example: numbness, burning, tingling and/or shooting pain. These symptoms usually present in the ball of the foot and affect women more often than men.

What Causes Morton’s...

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Childrens Feet Jul 13, 2021

Patients with foot problems come to us in all shapes and sizes from 6 months to 100 years. We love to see kids coming in as they are always smiling and have great stories to tell.

Children come in to South Dublin Podiatry Clinic in 2 main groups, those with chiropody issues like Verruca...

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Why Are My Muscles So Tight? Jul 07, 2021

There is nothing worse than getting up from sitting down or out of the car and feeling stiff. It's something we tend to feel more and more as we get older.

 

This is not one of those blogs where I explain in boring detail the physiology behind muscle stiffness. It's more of a general...

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Ball Of Foot Pain (METATARSALGIA)…..WHY DO I HAVE IT? Jun 29, 2021

Metatarsalgia is a very common complaint seen in South Dublin Podiatry. It basically means pain in the metatarsal area of the foot.

A bit like saying you have a headache if your head is sore. An ok way to describe it but not the most accurate diagnosis.

 

Metatarsalgia encompases...

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