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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Injured Toe Nail

Toe all bandaged up.

Ask any Accident and Emergency Department and they’ll probably tell you that a high percentage of accidents occur in the home, especially in the bathroom and kitchen.  This is not suprising, as the bathroom normally has wet, slippery surfaces, and the kitchen has table and chair legs, sharp knives and…

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Runners Toe?

Running Pain Free

Anyone who has ever done any serious running or hill walking will have encurred a damaged or black toe nail at some point, often referred to as Runners Toe Nail.  Footwear is a big contributing factor to these.  They can be very uncomfortable at best and very painful at worse,…

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Thickened, Uncomfortable Toenail?

Meet the Footman!

Please note this article contains photo’s of a damaged toe nail, before and after a treatment.  As podiatrists we see and deal with these types of nails day-in and day out, and give patients a great deal of satisfaction and comfort from our treatment.  HOWEVER, some more sensitive people may…

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New Year Goals Not Quite On Track?

So it’s already February 2019, and those new year goals to get fit, lose weight, run a 5km or just start walking more parts of the ‘Cleveland Way’ have not quite gone to plan.   With less than one week of snow and wintry weather, the elements can’t be blamed. More…

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Lumps and Bumps?

I always say that footwear can either make or break the comfort for your feet, and here’s two great examples of either simply adjusting your footwear, or how wearing a different type of shoe can make a big difference. I recently had the pleasure of attending a three day residential…

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Toe Pain?

1.5mm thorn

We can all get foreign objects in our feet, from small stones to shards of glass, and when you get something cutting into your foot, boy do you know about it with every step. I’ll start by thanking my patient for giving me permission to use his photo of his…

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Foot Pain? Does the shoe fit?

Did you know that many foot pain problems are actually caused by either inappropriate footwear, or incorrectly fitted footwear. Inappropriate footwear could be wearing unsupportive footwear whilst walking across uneven ground, or wearing a pair of trainers to play football or a wet grass pitch. Incorrectly fitted footwear can be…

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