Archive for the Foot Pain Category

How To Survive Wearing High Heels Over the Christmas Party Season

How To Survive Wearing High Heels Over the Christmas Party Season

This article is not written by a podiatrist who recommends wearing high heels, however, written by a podiatrist who understands that many women are a slave to fashion. Christmas is just around the corner and the party dates are already filling up the diaries. You may have

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Our Podiatrists Thoughts on Foot Mobilisation

Our Podiatrists Thoughts on Foot Mobilisation

After a whirlwind of almost a year watching Mhairi changing patients lives through orthotics and mobilisation I have been fortunate enough to undertake mobilisation training of my own. I have shadowed Mhairi and heard positive feedback from patients that their feet ‘feel different’ or that their feet

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Winter Foot Problems

Winter Foot Problems

Winter can be a tough time on our body; coughs, cases of flu and viruses on the increase, therefore, we have to take more care. Here are some foot problems to watch out for: Chilblains Chilblains are small, itchy, painful lumps that can develop on the skin,

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Get a Running Assessment at The Foot and Leg Clinic

Get a Running Assessment at The Foot and Leg Clinic

Common Running Gait Tips There are many ways to improve as a runner.  From head to toe, here are some things to consider: Head Let your gaze guide you. Keep your head looking straight ahead at the horizon, and try not to lean your head back or

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New Treatment – Lacuna Fungal Nail Treatment

New Treatment – Lacuna Fungal Nail Treatment

Lacuna – ‘an unfilled space’, ‘a cavity or depression’. This relates to the nail treatment because we create small holes in the nail plate to treat the infection. Fungal infections occur when microscopic fungi enters the nail usually through trauma or micro trauma from footwear. These reproduce

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Heel Fissures – The cracks in your heels you want to get rid of.

Heel Fissures – The cracks in your heels you want to get rid of.

With the start of Summer here, we are getting into our sandals and flipflops, now is the time where many of us are embarrassed about our feet. Here at The Foot and Leg Clinic there is no judgement, we seek to make all of our patients feel

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Top Tips to Look After Diabetic Feet

Top Tips to Look After Diabetic Feet

1.  Make sure that you attend your annual foot review at your local surgery Your bare feet will be examined by an appropriately trained person who will assess the risks of you developing complications in your feet. At the end of your annual foot review, you should

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£10 Podiatry Treatments!

£10 Podiatry Treatments!

Do you have a sore toe, corns, hard skin or a verrucas?  Do you want your feet looking great for summer? The Foot and Leg Clinic have an introductory deal for their new Podiatry clinics located in the Western Tennis Rooms on Hyndland Road and in The

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Dry Needling for Verruca Treatment

Dry Needling for Verruca Treatment

Verrucae are lesions on the foot, they are benign tumours caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). They are often contracted at swimming pools and changing rooms. Infection occurs when skin is broken. The virus invades skin cells and incubates, usually for many weeks or months. It

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Pregnancy and Your Feet

Pregnancy and Your Feet

Pregnancy and Your Feet Hidden away in socks and shoes at the end of our bodies, our feet are often neglected. Our foot health is often overlooked especially with the excitement of a new arrival on the way. Weight gain and hormonal changes in pregnancy have a

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