Sun, Sandals and Sun Burn

We’ve had quite a summer so far, and we are now well into August, but there’s not immediate sign of putting the summer footwear away just yet.  With the heat waves repeatedly coming up from Europe, just when you think we are starting to cool down, our favourite cool footwear…

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All In A Day’s Work

As a podiatrist I can see any number of patients during a typical clinic.  Everything from routine nail cuts and hard skin reduction, diabetic foot checks, painful ingrowing toe nails and painful corns, right through to foot pain and biomechanical assessments and organising custom-made orthotics / insoles.  But some days…

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Twisted Toe Nails

Chiropodist / Podiatrist

Many of my clients come to see me for regular, routine podiatry ‘Foot Care’, however, I also get visits from people who only need a “one-off” treatment, for a problematic toe nail which has managed to get out-of-control.  Some problems are more common than others, and this article is about…

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On The Move

After nearly 4 years at Acklam Hall, Middlesbrough, Footman Podiatry is moving on to new pastures at the Acklam Green Centre.   I’m getting an increasing high demand of clients with mobility problems, and feel now is the time to relocate the clinic to somewhere with closer parking and ground floor…

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Bed Care For Feet

Walking Socks

Due to the increasing costs of care homes, and the increased risk of the covid-19 virus in general, more people are choosing to use home care companies to stay at home longer.  Commonly, a key piece of medical equipment is the bed, with it’s guard frames at the side, the…

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Fungal Foot Problems

Walking Boots

Fungal foot problems are more common that you would think.  We are trying to exercise more for our mental health, as well as our physical health during the covid-19 lockdowns, and the lockdowns during different seasons makes us vary the types of exercise we can undertake. Back in Spring 2020…

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Are You Ready To Dance?

Bad Footwear

That’s right, we are only days away from November, and the Christmas songs will be played in every shopping mall from John O’Groats to Lands End, office parties are being planned, New Years Eve plans are ‘afoot’, and podiatrists are planning their Christmas breaks!  Now is the time to get…

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A Service and MOT for your Feet?

Running Pain Free

If you are going on a long journey, you will normally check the type pressures, check the oil and the washer bottle water to make sure all the basics have been covered for the journey, but when it comes to ourselves, many people just leave it it to chance.  Maybe…

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