Middlesbrough and Helmsley Clinics
My name is Alan Cawthorne and I’m a HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council) registered Podiatrist and a member of the ‘Royal College of Podiatry’. Podiatrists are the 'Lower Limb Specialists'! We are to legs and feet, as dentists are to teeth!
Prevention & Cure
Caring for Your Nails & Feet
Top Tips for Healthy Feet
Member of the Royal College of Podiatry
I love my job, and it's very rewarding to see people have comfort back into their feet and regain mobility.
I’ve been a practicing Podiatrist since September 2012 running my own private clinics in Middlesbrough and Helmsley. I previously worked for both the NHS and the MOD as a Musculo-Skeletal Podiatry specialist, helping people with leg, knee, ankle, foot and lower back pain.
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…
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…
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…
Most people who have heel pain seek advice from one of two people. Their own doctor, or more commonly these days, Doctor Google! Unfortunately, a correct diagnosis can only be made with the correct questions being asked, and after a good history has been taken. Most people with heel pain…