Gout causes and treatment

What You Need to Know About Gout

June 23, 2021

Gout is a common health condition that can affect a diverse range of people, however, that doesn’t make it any less painful or difficult to have to live with. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your affected joint is on…

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Blisters – What are they and how can I prevent them?

June 14, 2021

Nobody likes a blister. But what exactly is a blister and how can we prevent them? What is a blister? • A blister is a pocket of fluid in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin. The fluid inside the blister is typically a clear fluid called serum. They can also contain blood, or…

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What You Need to Know About Socks and Compression Socks

May 30, 2021

If you have plantar fasciitis, you know that the pain it can cause is no joke! It’s one of the most common foot health conditions, affecting 1 in 10 people of all activity levels. The good news is that many at-home treatments can help reduce or even eliminate your plantar fasciitis pain. For some people,…

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5 Tips for Eating Healthier at Any Restaurant

April 22, 2021

We’re in the business of keeping feet healthy, and poor eating habits can have a direct impact on foot health. A few small changes to your diet can help to prevent or alleviate several painful and debilitating foot conditions. And, of course, eating well is vital for overall health and wellness.  Healthy eating and dining…

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Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis

March 21, 2021

One of the most common causes of heel pain is ‘plantar fasciitis’. This is the term to describe irritation of the plantar fascia which is a connective tissue that starts at the heel pain and attaches onto the ball of the foot. It’s main purpose is to act as a leaver to walk, run and…

Smiling feet - Having happy and healthy feet at work is a topic our podiatrists are very passionate about, and they have shared some of their top tips for keeping your feet happy all day long!

Show Your Feet Some Love

March 21, 2021

Want to know how to best care for your feet? Here’s how you can show your feet some love, which can also benefit your overall health! TIP ONE : Nail self-care Let’s talk toenails ……. Not the most delightful topic, but oh so important when it comes to looking after your foot health! Did you…

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Raspberry Energy Balls

March 19, 2021

Having a healthy snack on hand that will give you a burst of energy will help ward off cravings and will reduce moodiness and fluctuations in blood sugar levels. These yummy energy balls can be frozen so  you can keep a stash in the freezer. They do not use many ingredients and are fairly cheap…

Calling all people aged 65 & over

March 19, 2021

Of all the people on our planet, you are by far the most experienced! At this time of your life you should be working less and enjoying life more. However, the challenges of 2020 have certainly made that tough. We can’t fix everything, but we’re here to help you get back on track and feeling…

Why Should I See A Podiatrist As I Age?

March 19, 2021

I was recently asked why it is so important to see a podiatrist as we age. During our life time it is estimated that we will walk the equivalent of 3.5 times around the world. That is a lot of hard work for our feet. Our feet are not exempt from undergoing age related changes.…

How to Beat a Cold This Winter

March 15, 2021

Winter is here again and with Covid-19 still lurking around we need to keep our immune system in tip top shape. Here are a few of my tips for beating colds and hopefully preventing them in the first place! Zinc – take daily while sick, take weekly to maintain and prevent illness Vitamin C –…