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5 Ways to Prevent Diabetic Foot Complications Jan 16, 2023

A common complication of Diabetes is foot problems.

Uncontrolled Diabetes can increase your chances of a number of issues from nerve damage to reduced blood flow. 

Diabetes causes the blood vessels in the body to shrink, reducing blood flow. This is dangerous as it can impair the...

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Plantar Fasciitis- The Dreaded Words around Dublin Jan 06, 2023

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. 

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Don't Let Christmas Stress You Out! Dec 21, 2022

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” but also can be a time when stress levels soar.

With Christmas around the corner people might be adding to an already stressed state of mind.

While Christmas is known as “the season to be jolly,” it can be a...

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6 Top Tips To Get Your Feet Winter Ready Dec 08, 2022

How do you get your feet ready for the winter?

When the winter weather approaches, this becomes a common question people ask themselves. Even as temperatures drop, it is easy to forget about your feet; because they are less visible, we are less concerned about their condition. However, it is...

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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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