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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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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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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Heel Pain?

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…

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