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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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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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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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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