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…

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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…

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Walking is something that a lot of people do automatically, but did you know the way you walk, or stand can reveal an even deeper story about how your muscles, bones and ligaments function? Podiatrists can help to share this story with you, which starts with your feet. You may be surprised by just how…

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Mothers focus all their time and attention on their children and family, often neglecting their own psychological and physiological health in the process and this usually goes on for the majority of the child’s upbringing and quite often into their adult years. As a mum I find it hard to allow myself the time /money/…

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During pregnancy the body undergoes an incredible amount of physical and hormonal changes. Unfortunately, the feet do not escape these changes. Not to mention that as the baby grows, it becomes more difficult to reach and take care of your feet yourself. Having just come back from maternity leave for the second time I can…

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It’s Diabetes Week from 14-20 July and since we treat many clients with Diabetes we thought we would give you our 7 top tips! Check your feet daily Diabetes can effect the feeling in your feet. Cuts, blisters, or sores may occur without you noticing. It is very important that you do a visual check…

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Well ….. I wish I was 21 again. I am celebrating my 21st year as a Podiatrist. The years have flown by! It is a great opportunity to reflect on what I have learned, the people I have helped and where to from here. What inspired you to become a Podiatrist? Let’s start by saying…

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What exactly are they? A blister is a small pocket of fluid in the upper skin layers and is one of the body’s responses to injury, pressure and friction. Feet are particularly prone to blisters, with the most common cause being ill-fitting shoes or repeated pressure and rubbing. The blister forms to cushion the area…

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Well, I think deep down we all know its TRUE! If you have ever taken the time to focus on stretching, yoga or pilates you would know the feeling of freedom and increased flexibility that stretching can provide. I must be honest, I prescribe stretches on a daily basis yet I very rarely do them…

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Well ladies, it is that time of year to celebrate the spring season with a flurry of colour including nail polish. But do you really know what damage nail polish can have on the health of your nails? Traditional nail polish, shellac and gel nails have many nasty chemicals that can cause long term damage…

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There’s a first time for everything, right? And this special offer is a first time for us! To support our patients while we go get through this pandemic,for the month of September we are offering a discount on our custom prescribed, 3D-scanned orthotics. Whether you are after a new pair after wearing them day in…

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Are you suffering from heel pain? Is it painful to walk the first few steps in the morning? Is it sore after rest? You may have plantar fasciitis. Don’t ignore this pain, hoping it will go away, as it usually gets worse without treatment. In this article on Plantar Fasciitis, we’ll look at the symptoms…

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