Podiatry Blog

Winter is here – and, unfortunately, so also are chilblains. If you’re wondering what chilblains are, you’ve probably never experienced them and don’t need to worry. However, if the cold weather has resulted in your skin developing itchy swellings on your toes and fingers, you’ve...

Are you about to run a long-distance race or do a trek for charity and are worried about getting foot blisters? Have painful blisters stopped you from engaging in favourite sports and activities? Do you have footwear that always results in blisters forming every time...

Swollen feet. Arch pain. Ingrown toenails. Change in the size of your feet.What do any of the above have to do with pregnancy? A lot more than you realise! Weight gain and raised hormone levels during pregnancy can affect your feet. Our podiatrists have put...

As we get older, our feet change. We lose the fat padding on the soles of our feet; our joints get stiff, our arches get flatter and our feet spread out more; we may have conditions like arthritis, diabetes and neurodegenerative diseases that cause our...

Looking after your feet should be part of your daily routine if you want to stay mobile and fit for life. Pain in your foot or leg can be debilitating, not just physically but also mentally. It's important to look after your feet and ensure...

We spend our days walking, running (and sometimes even hopping, skipping and jumping) without sparing a thought for our feet and ankles that provide mobility and support to our bodies as we go through these motions  – until, that is, we get injured.  Sprain versus Fracture A...

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