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Foot Issues Are Nothing To Be Embarrassed About Nov 28, 2022

Athlete’s foot, cracked heels, brittle and discoloured toenails, smelly feet, verrucae… There are numerous foot problems that have a tendency to make people feel embarrassed.

 If you develop an issue with your feet that makes you self-conscious, you might be tempted to keep it a...

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Top 7 Most Common Foot Issues For Runners Nov 21, 2022

Most runners will find themselves sidelined with a foot injury or pain at some point. 

Anything from a simple blister to a more complex stress fracture can put a halt to training plans.

Most running injuries generally involve the lower body, including the knees, ankles, hips, groin, and...

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What Does A Podiatrist Do? Nov 14, 2022

When asked what I work as, people don’t realise that I’m in fact a foot specialist.

When explained they generally presume it’s another name for a chiropodist.

In fact, often majority of people don’t understand what exactly it is a podiatrist does. They are aware that we...

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Fallen Arches? Nov 07, 2022

What Are Fallen Arches?

Flat feet are a usually painless condition where the arches on the inside of your feet are completely collapsed arches so that the entire sole of your feet touch the floor when standing. 

Flat feet can develop after an injury to the foot, such as a ligament, tendon or...

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What Does A Chiropodist Do? Oct 24, 2022

A chiropodist is a person who is trained and qualified to look after your feet.

A Chiropodist will focus on your toenails and skin and will identify any issues that are causing you pain and discomfort now, or could cause problems later if not treated.

A Chiropodists aim is to keep your feet...

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Looking For Fungal Nail Treatment? Lacuna Method Is Your Answer Oct 21, 2022

Lacuna Method is a simple, effective treatment of fungal nail infections.

 

How do I know I have fungal nails?

You may have noticed changes in the texture, quality and colour of your nails. Sometimes it is noticed after nail varnish or gels have been removed.

Typical first signs are...

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Sesamoiditis Oct 14, 2022

Sesamoiditis is an overuse injury that causes pain in the ball of the foot and specifically under the big toe joint.

The sesamoid bones are very small bones that are located under the big toe joint. They are similar in appearance to tiny kneecap bones and similarly, their job is to act...

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Best Verruca Treatment Oct 05, 2022

Verruca: What are they and how can they be treated?

Ok so I know Verruca is not a sexy subject! However when you get one on the bottom of your foot and it hurts all the time and seems be getting bigger and bigger and new ones are appearing then everybody wants to know how to get rid of...

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Does My Child Have Flat Feet? Sep 21, 2022

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.... What Is It? Sep 12, 2022

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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Verruca: What are they and how can they be treated? Sep 05, 2022

Verruca: What are they and how can they be treated?

Ok so I know Verruca is not a sexy subject! However when you get one on the bottom of your foot and it hurts all the time and seems be getting bigger and bigger and new ones are appearing then everybody wants to know how to get rid of...

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Back To School Shoes Aug 24, 2022

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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